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Notice on Presenting the Poliomyelitis Vaccination Certificate When Entering China
2014/08/03

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) information,there are 112 new cases of Poliomyelitis (Polio) worldwide from January 1 to July 1, 2014 in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, Iraq, Syria, Ethiopia, Somali. WHO has defined the current outbreak of polio as a "public health emergency of international concern", and issued the relevant international travel advice.

According to the regulations of the Chinese authorities, it is hereby announced as follows:

Nationals holding the above-mentioned 9 countries' passports, who intend to enter China from August 1, 2014 to August 1, 2015 shall produce an official certificate of poliomyelitis vaccination issued during the past year. Those without an official vaccination certificate will be administered 1 dose of oral polio vaccines (OPV) each upon entry, and certificates of vaccination will be issued accordingly. Those who can not submit an official vaccination certificate and do not accept the related measures, shall be refused to enter China in accordance with relevant provisions of International Health Regulations(2005).

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