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Notice on Facilitations for Visa Applicants who Have Been Inoculated with COVID-19 Vaccines Produced in China and Obtained the Vaccination Certificate

In view of resuming people-to-people exchanges between China and other countries in an orderly manner, starting from 15 March 2021, Chinese Consulate General in Dubai will provide the following facilitation for visa applicants who have been inoculated with COVID-19 vaccines produced in China and obtained the vaccination certificate:

1.Foreign nationals and their family members visiting the mainland of China for resuming work and production in various fields need only to provide the documents required before the COVID-19 pandemic when applying for a visa.

2.The scope of applicants eligible for applying for a visa out of emergency humanitarian needs will be expanded as appropriate. Foreign family members of Chinese citizens or permanent residents of China, including spouse, parents, children and other close relatives living together (referring to siblings, grandparents and grandchildren), may submit visa applications for the purposes of family reunion, taking care of the elderly, visiting relatives, attending funerals or visiting critically ill relatives.

3.Holders of valid APEC business travel cards may apply for the M visa by presenting the original valid APEC business travel card and the invitation letter issued by the inviting party in the mainland of China.

Please be noted that the above-mentioned visa facilitation applies only to applicants who have been inoculated with COVID-19 vaccines produced in China (either having received two doses of Chinese-made vaccines with the stipulated gap in between, or having received a single-dose Chinese-made vaccine at least 14 days prior to the application) and obtained the vaccination certificate.All foreign passengers should still follow the requirements as stated in the Notice on Adjustment of Requirements for HS/HDC QR Code by Chinese Embassy and Consulate in UAE(2021.2.22). It’s requested to abide by relevant Chinese regulations on quarantine and medical observation after entering the country.


Chinese Consulate General in Dubai

March,15th, 2021

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