All Entry-exit Personnel Shall Fill Out the Health Declaration Form

To better control the novel coronavirus-related pneumonia at points of entry and prevent its spreading across the border, in accordance with the Frontier Health and Quarantine Law of the People’s Republic of China, its implementation rules and other relevant laws and regulations, the General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China (GACC) issued the Announcement on Re-adopting the Health Declaration Form for Inbound and Outbound Travellers on Jan. 26th. According tothe situation of epidemic prevention and control at points of entry and adjustments of relevant criteria, the fourth edition of the Exit/ Entry HealthDeclaration Form of the People’s Republic of China was officially put into use at 0:00 on March 3, 2020.

Filling out the health declaration form truthfully is to guarantee the life safety and physical health of the entry-exit personnel and others. True and accurate information enables the customs to keep up with the physical conditions of the travelers,make correct judgment accordingly, and take scientific and effective measures to control the spread of the epidemic cross-border, so that early detection, early report, early isolation and early treatment can be ensured. At the sametime, truthful declaration is also a legal obligation of the entry-exit personnel. If the entry-exit personnel conceal or falsely declare the information, resulting in the spread of the epidemic, he/she will be held accountable in accordance with the law.

Warm Reminder: All entry-exit personnel shall claim the paper version (see Figure 1 for details) from China Customs or at the airlinecounters or fill out the form online by scanning the QRcode of Customs Pocket Declaration (see Figure 2 for details) before entering/leaving China. All inbound and outbound travelers must present their electronic barcode orcompleted paper version of the Exit/ Entry Health Declaration Form of the People’s Republic of China to the officers of China Customs, and cooperate with temperature monitoring, medical examination and observation, as well as other public health measures. The travelers are free to pass after verification.





COVID-19 in Chengdu

Figure 1  English version: the Fourth Edition of the Exit/ Entry Health Declaration 

Form of the People’s Republic of China


Figure 2  QRcode of Customs Pocket Declaration