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.

For entry requirements into Hong Kong and Macau S.A.R, please refer here.

ProvinceQuarantine PolicyExplanation
Anhui14+7+714 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
7 Days Community Health Monitoring
Beijing
Update Date: 2021-12-7
14+7+714 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
7 Days Community Health Monitoring

Travelers from other cities can enter Beijing after 21 days quarantine and need to make up the 7 days Community Health Monitoring
Entry to Beijing by direct flight from Hong Kong: a valid certificate of negative PCR Test result issued within 7 days by a medical institution recognized by the HKSAR Government will be required.
Chongqing
Update Date: 2021-12-7
14+7+714 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
7 Days Community Health Monitoring

Entry allowed from other cities if have completed 14 days of intensive medical observation in quarantine at the first place of entry and have been in the country for less than 28 days.
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: 2021-12-7
14+7+714 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
7 days self-health monitoring

Entry personnel from Hong Kong: 14 days intensive quarantine + 7 days home health monitoring + 7 days self-health monitoring

Individuals who falsely declare their home health monitoring address and fail to declare information about their destination within seven days of centralized quarantine will be required to complete seven days of health monitoring at the original quarantine hotel after being released.

Arrivals in Macau: quarantine-free via the Zhuhai-Macau border crossing, with only a negative PCR Test certificate issued within 48 hours!
Gansu14+14 14 Days Medical facility Quarantine
14 Days Home Quarantine

Travelers from other cities need to take the 14 days Home Quarantine after entering Gansu
Guangxi14+7 14 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
Guizhou14+14 14 Days Medical facility Quarantine
14 Days Home Quarantine
Hainan14+7+714 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
7 Days Community Health Monitoring
Heilongjiang14+1414 Days Medical facility Quarantine
14 Days Home Quarantine
Hebei14+14 14 Days Medical facility Quarantine
14 Days Home Quarantine
Henan14+14/7 or 14+14+714 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 or 14 Days Home Quarantine (rules are different among cities)
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.

14+14+7 for Shangqiu
14 Days Medical facility Quarantine at the first port of entry to China
14 Days Medical facility Quarantine in Shangqiu
7 Days Home Quarantine
Hubei
Update Date: 2021-12-7
21+7+1421 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine

During the Medical facility quarantine, 2 PCR and 1 antibody test will be administered.
During the home quarantine, 2 PCR tests will be administered.

21+7+14 for Wuhan
21 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine

14 Days Community Health Quarantine
Hunan
Update Date: 2021-12-7
14+7+714 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
7 Days Community Health Monitoring

PCR testing on days 1, 4, 7, 10 and 14 of the medical facility quarantine
Inner Mongolia 14+7 14 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
Jiangsu14+1414 Days Medical facility Quarantine
14 Days Home Quarantine

Some districts may require to do an additional community health monitoring
Jiangxi21+7 or 14+7+721 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine

14+7+7 if entering China from other cities:
14 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
7 Days Community Health Monitoring
Jilin14+14 or 14+7+7If coming from a high-risk country:
14 Days Medical facility Quarantine at the first port of entry
14 Days Medical facility Quarantine in Jilin

If coming from a low-risk country:
14 Days Medical facility Quarantine at the first port of entry
7 Days Medical facility Quarantine in Jilin
7 Days Home Quarantine
Liaoning
Update Date: 2021-12-7
14+7+7 or 21+7+2814 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
7 Days Community Health Monitoring
During the Medical facility quarantine, 2 PCR and 1 antibody test will be administered.
During the home quarantine, 1 PCR test will be administered.
During the Community Health Monitoring, 2 PCR tests will be administered.

21+7+28 for Shenyang
21 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
28 Days Self-Monitoring and no going out.
– PCR testing on days 1, 4, 7, 14, 21 and 28 of the centralized quarantine
– 2 PCR tests on days 14 and 28
– 2 antibody tests on days 7 and 14.

Ningxia14+1414 Days Medical facility Quarantine at the first port of entry
14 Days Home Quarantine
Qinghai14+714 Days Medical facility Quarantine at the first port of entry
7 Days Home Quarantine
Shaanxi21+721 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine

Some districts may require an extra Community Health Monitoring
Shandong
Update Date: 2021-12-7
14+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 on day 1, 3, 7 and 13 and 2 antibody tests on day 7 and 13.
1 PCR test will be administered on the last day of the Community Health Monitoring

For arrival from Macao:
If no history of foreign residence within 14 days, a PCR test certificate within 7 days and can pass freely with the green code
If the health code turns yellow after arriving in Jinan, traveler will be picked up by the special shifts of each district and county for a PCR test at the centralized testing point, and can pass freely when the PCR test result is negative.
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 traveller’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.
Shaanxi
Update Date: 2021-12-7
14+1414 Days Medical facility Quarantine
14 Days Home Quarantine

For those coming to Xi’ an from other port of entry, a 14-day centralized quarantine is implemented, with nucleic acid testing on days 1, 4, 7 and 13, of which day 13 requires a combined PCR + antibody testing.
Shenzhen14+714 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
During the 7 days of Home quarantine, daily health reports to the community and PCR test on the first and last day.

Entry of Hong Kong residents: a negative PCR Test results issued by government-accredited testing institutions in Guangdong and Hong Kong within 24 hours of entry will be required and must undergo 14 days of quarantine medical observation and 7 days of home health monitoring after entry.
Those who are eligible for home quarantine in Shenzhen can apply at the health post where they are staying after entry for “7+7+7” quarantine medical observation and health monitoring (i.e. 7 days of centralized quarantine + 7 days of home quarantine + 7 days of home health monitoring).
Sichuan
Update Date: 2021-12-7
14+714 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Community Health Monitoring

PCR tests to be conducted on days 1, 4, 7, 10, 14 of medical facility quarantine and on days 2 and 7 of home quarantine.
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.
Tianjin
Update Date: 2021-12-7
14+714 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine

– Persons who have been released from quarantine at other ports after 14 days of quarantine and come to Tianjin are placed in home quarantine for 7 days.
– Persons who have been in the country for more than 21 days and less than 28 days must provide proof of a negative nucleic acid test within 3 days prior to their arrival in the country
Tibet14+1414 Days Medical facility Quarantine at the first port of entry
14 Days Medical facility Quarantine in Tibet
Xinjiang14+14 14 Days Medical facility Quarantine at the first port of entry
14 Days Medical facility Quarantine in Xinjiang
Yunnan14+7+7 14 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
7 Days Community Health Monitoring
Zhejiang
Update Date: 2021-12-7
14+7+714 Days Medical facility Quarantine
7 Days Community Health Monitoring
7 Days of daily health monitoring

One PCR test on days 1, 4, 7, 10 and 14 of the centralized quarantine period, as well as days 2 and 7 of the home health observation and day 7 of the daily health monitoring.
“double collection and double testing” before the release from quarantine and before the end of the home health observation as required.