Quarantine Policies of China: the ultimate guide

This page introduces all the up-to-date quarantine policies of China for inbound travelers. All these policies have been effective from April 1, 2021 (unless stated otherwise for a specific province)

Credits to Arun Boddu and Lauren Mills for the updates on Sichuan and Fujian.

ProvinceQuarantine PolicyExplanation
Anhui14+7+714 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
7 Days Community Health Monitoring
Beijing14+7+714 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
7 Days Community Health Monitoring
Chongqing14+7+714 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
7 Days Community Health Monitoring
Fujian14+714 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
During the centralized quarantine, the passengers need to do 2 PCR tests on the first and the last day.
They will be allowed to leave only if their test results are negative.
Guangdong
Update Date: 2021-08-24
14/21+714 Days Medical facility Quarantine (can be extended to 21 under these conditions)
7 Days Home Quarantine
Heilongjiang14+1414 Days Medical facility Quarantine
14 Days Home Quarantine
Henan14+714 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
During the Medical facility Quarantine, 2 PCR tests and 1 antibody test will be administered.
During the home quarantine, 3 nucleic acid tests and 1 antibody test will be administered.
Hubei14+1414 Days Medical facility Quarantine
14 Days Home Quarantine
During the Medical facility quarantine, 2 PCR and 1 antibody tests will be administered.
During the home quarantine, 2 PCR tests will be administered.
Hunan14+7+714 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
7 Days Community Health Monitoring
Jiangsu14+1414 Days Medical facility Quarantine
14 Days Community Health Monitoring
3 nucleic acid tests will be administered on the 3rd, 7th and 14th day during the community health monitoring
Jilin21+721 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
If the passenger did 14 days Medical facility Quarantine before reaching Jilin then the said passenger will still undergo 7 days Medical facility locally.
Liaoning14+7+714 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
7 Days Community Health Monitoring
During the Medical facility quarantine, 2 PCR and 1 antibody tests will be administered.
During the home quarantine, 1 PCR test will be administered.
During the Community Health Monitoring, 2 PCR tests will be administered.
Shaanxi14+7+714 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
7 Days Community Health Monitoring
Shandong14+714 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Community Health Monitoring
Upon arrival, a PCR and Antibody test will be administered.
4 PCR tests will be administered during the Medical facility quarantine.
1 PCR test will be administered on the last day of the Community Health Monitoring
Shanghai
(Starting May 16, 2021)
14+7 / 3+11+7 (*)14 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
During the 21 days, at least 6 PCR tests will be administered.
(*) If the traveler’s final destination is in Jiangsu, Zhejiang or Anhui then the Medical facility quarantine will be split between 3 days in Shanghai and 11 days at the final destination. Transportation in special vehicles will be arranged by the respective provinces.
Sichuan14+714 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Community Health Monitoring
During the 7 days of Community Health Monitoring, 2 PCR tests will be administered.
For passengers transiting in Chengdu they must receive nucleic acid tests during the quarantine and they will only be allowed to bound for destination after receiving passable test results.
Tianjin14+714 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
Zhejiang14+714 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Community Health Monitoring
During the Community Health Monitoring, the health code will be yellow. You may be allowed outside your apartment but you will not allowed into public transport or indoor spaces. On the last day of the health monitoring, a PCR test will be administered. If the result is a pass then your health code will turn to green.
Source: China-airlines.com & Expat Focus