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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.

Update Date: Jun 17, 2022

ProvinceQuarantine PolicyExplanation
Anhui14+7+7/3+1114 Days Hotel Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
7 Days Community Health Monitoring

If first port of entry is Shanghai:
3 Days Hotel Quarantine in Shanghai
11 Days Home Quarantine in Anhui
Beijing7+77 Days Hotel Quarantine (*)
7 Days Home Quarantine

(*): If no fixed residence in Beijing then need to undergo another 4-day quarantine)
Travelers from other cities can enter Beijing after 14 days quarantine and follow with 14 days Home quarantine.
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.
Chongqing14+7+714 Days Hotel Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
7 Days self-Health Monitoring

Entry allowed from other cities if have received release certificate from Hotel quarantine quarantine at the first place of entry and can then follow up with 7-day home quarantine and 7-day self-health monitoring.
Fujian7+77 Days Hotel Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
Guangdong14+7

14+7+7 for Guangzhou

14+7 for Shenzhen
14 Days Hotel Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
PCR Tests will be administered on Day 1,7, 14, and 21.

14+7+7 for Guangzhou
14 Days Hotel Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
7 Days Self-Health Monitoring
PCR tests need to be taken on Day 23 and 28 with the release certificate from Hotel Quarantine.

14+7 for Shenzhen
14 Days Hotel Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
PCR tests will be administered on Day 1, 4, 7, 14, and 21.
Gansu14+14 14 Days Hotel Quarantine
14 Days Home Health Monitoring
During the hotel quarantine, at least 4 PCR tests will be administered.
During the home health monitoring, at least 2 PCR tests will be administered.

Travelers from other cities within 7 days of completing the hotel quarantine at first port of entry must undergo 7-day home health monitoring and have a PCR test on day 7.
Travelers from other cities more than 7 days of completing the hotel quarantine at first port of entry will only need to report their personal information. No home health monitoring or PCR test required.
Guangxi14+7 14 Days Hotel Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
Guizhou14+14 14 Days Hotel Quarantine
14 Days Home Quarantine
Hainan14+714 Days Hotel Quarantine

Entry into Hainan allowed after completing the 14-day hotel quarantine at first port of entry.
If stayed in the country between 14 and 21 days then must present a negative PCR Test within 7 days and the release certificate from the hotel quarantine,
After entry into Hainan, you must undergo 7 days self-health monitoring
Heilongjiang14+14/14+7+7

21+14 for Harbin
14 Days Hotel Quarantine
14 Days Home Quarantine
3 IgM tests and 1 IgG test will be administered

If coming from other cities:
14 Days Hotel Quarantine at first port of entry
7 Days Hotel Quarantine at Heilongjiang
7 Days Home quarantine

21+14 for Harbin:
21 Days Hotel Quarantine
PCR tests to be administered on Day 1, 3, 5, 7, 10, 14, 17 and 21
14 Days Home Quarantine
PCR tests to be administered on Day 2, 7, 10, and 14
Hebei14+1414 Days Hotel Quarantine
14 Days Home Quarantine
Henan14+714 Days Hotel Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
Hubei7+77 Days Hotel Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine

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

Coming to Hubei from another city is allowed after completing the 14-day Hotel quarantine then you must undergo another 14-day home quarantine during which 2 PCR tests will be administered.
Hunan14+14/14+7+7If coming from a high-risk country:
14 Days Hotel Quarantine at first port of entry
14 Days Hotel Quarantine at Hunan

If coming from a non high-risk country:
14 Days Hotel Quarantine at first port of entry
7 Days Hotel Quarantine at Hunan
7 Days Home Quarantine

PCR testing on days 1, 4, 7, 10 and 14 of the Hotel quarantine
Inner Mongolia 14+7 14 Days Hotel Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
Jiangsu7+7/3+4+77 Days Hotel Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine

“3+4+7” applies to those whose first port of entry is Shanghai but final destination is in Jiangsu.

If coming from another cities (except Shanghai) then need to have completed 14-day quarantine at first port of entry then 7-day home quarantine to complete a full 21-day quarantine.
Jiangxi21+7 or 14+7+721 Days Hotel Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine

14+7+7 if entering China from other cities:
14 Days Hotel Quarantine at first port of entry

14 Days Hotel Quarantine in Jiangxi
7 Days Home Quarantine
Jilin14+14 or 14+7+7If coming from a high-risk country:
14 Days Hotel Quarantine at the first port of entry
14 Days Hotel Quarantine in Jilin

If coming from a low-risk country:
14 Days Hotel Quarantine at the first port of entry
7 Days Hotel Quarantine in Jilin
7 Days Home Quarantine
Liaoning14+7+7 or 28+2814 Days Hotel Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
7 Days Community Health Monitoring
During the Hotel quarantine, 2 PCR and 1 antibody test will be administered.
During the home quarantine, you must live alone and are not allowed to go out or have contact with other people,

Entry allowed after having completed the 14-day hotel quarantine at first port of entry.

21+28 for Shenyang
21 Days Hotel Quarantine
28 Days Home Quarantine
– PCR testing on day 1, 4, 7, 14, 21 and 28 of the centralized quarantine
– 2 PCR tests on day 14 and 28
– 2 antibody tests on day 14 and 28.

Ningxia14+1414 Days Hotel Quarantine at the first port of entry
14 Days Home Quarantine
Qinghai14+714 Days Hotel Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
Shaanxi14+1414 Days Hotel Quarantine
14 Days Home Quarantine
Shandong14+714 Days Hotel Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
Shanghai14+7/3+4+7 (*)14 Days Hotel Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine (1)

(1):Those without a Shanghai residence must complete a 21-day centralized quarantine.

During the 21 days, at least 6 PCR tests will be administered.

(*): “3+4+7” applies to those whose first port of entry is Shanghai but final destination is in Jiangsu, Zhejiang or Anhui.
Transportation in special vehicles will be arranged by the respective provinces..
Shaanxi14+1414 Days Hotel 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.
Sichuan10+710 Days Hotel Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine

PCR tests to be conducted on days 1, 2,3, 7, and 10 of Hotel quarantine and on days 2 and 7 of home quarantine.
For passengers arriving from other cities, the home quarantine will be for 17 days.
Tianjin14+714 Days Hotel 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 Tianjin.
Tibet14+1414 Days Hotel Quarantine at the first port of entry
14 Days Hotel Quarantine in Tibet
Xinjiang14+714 Days Hotel Quarantine in Xinjiang

Entry into Xinjiang allowed after completing the 14-day hotel quarantine at first port of entry and having been in the country for 28 days but a 7-day home quarantine will be required.
Yunnan14+714 Days Hotel Quarantine
7 Days Home Quarantine
Zhejiang14+7+714 Days Hotel Quarantine
7 Days Community Health Monitoring
7 Days of daily health monitoring