1. What are the procedures for a foreigner entering into China in the open port?
Answer: Health Check, Frontier Inspection, Custom declaration, Security Check.
2. What certificates should I prepare when enter into China?
Answer: A valid passport and visa are required. Usually the airline/ship will give each passenger an entry card and a customs declaration form to fill out prior to arrival. Other credentials, when required, should be submitted to custom.
3. Are there any specific requirements about health condition at the Entry Regulation?
Answer: Yes, people from yellow fever infected areas must show valid vaccination certificates to the inspection and quarantine authorities. Besides, people who suffer from severe mental disorder, infectivity tuberculosis or the infectious disease that may cause serious problems to the public health are prohibited from entry.
4. What kind of person is not allowed to enter China?
Answer: The following people are prohibited from entering China:
a). People who have broken Chinese laws or were expelled and have not been permitted to re-enter China.
b). People who are known or suspected to engage in activities that are harmful to China's public and national security.
c). People who are forbidden to enter China by the Ministry of Public Security of China and the Ministry of State Security.
d). People who suffer from severe mental disorder, infectivity tuberculosis or the infectious disease that may cause serious problems to the public health.
e). People who do not hold valid passports, visas or other credentials.
f). People who refuse to have their credentials and documents checked.
g). Known or suspected dealers in contraband, drug trade or prostitution.
h). People who hold stolen, forged or altered passports, visas and credentials.
i). Known or suspected terrorists and people who engage in violent and subversive activities.