The Chinese government recently eased its COVID-19 entry requirements for air travelers from Taiwan.

Key Points:

  • As of April 1, air travelers from Taiwan must show negative COVID-19 rapid antigen test results taken within 24 hours before departure.
  • Previously, air travelers from Taiwan were required to show proof of a negative PCR test taken within 48 hours before departure.
  • Air travelers from Taiwan will still be required to complete the health declaration form upon arrival.

Additional Information: Individuals who are transiting through Taiwan to mainland China will still need to provide negative PCR test results taken in the country they departed from. More information regarding China’s COVID-19 entry requirements is available here.

BAL Analysis: Individuals are reminded that COVID-19 entry requirements for China can change with little or no notice. The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to change, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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