Philippines to implement new coronavirus nucleic acid test negative certificate for passengers boarding flights to China

Manila, August 11 the Chinese Embassy in the Philippines issued a notice on August 11 that passengers of flights to China in the Philippines should board the plane with the negative certificate of nucleic acid test for new coronavirus.

China’s novel coronavirus pneumonia epidemic cross border transmission risk, according to the relevant announcement requirements issued by the CAAC, the General Administration of customs and the Ministry of foreign affairs in July 20th, the specific measures for boarding flights to Philippines and foreign passengers with negative new nucleic acid tests are announced as follows:

from 2020 8 From May 20, Chinese and foreign passengers who fly to China from the Philippines or transit to China via the Philippines must complete the nucleic acid test of the new coronavirus within 5 days before boarding, and apply for the green health code or health status statement marked “HS” with the negative certificate of nucleic acid test. Airlines check the green health code or health statement with “HS” sign before boarding passengers, and no longer accept the green health code with small aircraft sign. < / P > < p > nucleic acid testing should be completed in relevant testing institutions approved by the Ministry of health of the Philippines within 5 days before boarding passengers. Please check the list of nucleic acid testing institutions. The Chinese Embassy and consulate in the Philippines will closely follow the changes of local testing institutions in the Philippines, the scope of external services and the quality of testing, and dynamically adjust the list of institutions in a timely manner. < / P > < p > Chinese citizens should declare their personal information and take photos to upload the nucleic acid test negative certificate through the wechat applet of international version of anti epidemic health code within 24 hours after obtaining the nucleic acid test negative certificate. After being checked and approved by the Chinese Embassy and consulate in the Philippines, the party concerned can obtain the green health code with “HS” mark. Click to view “answers to frequently asked questions on application for nucleic acid test certificate of Chinese citizens”. < / P > < p > please pay attention to check in the valid period of the health code and cooperate with the airline before boarding. It is suggested to bring the original nucleic acid test report for reference at the same time. < / P > < p > after obtaining the nucleic acid test negative certificate, foreign citizens should send the first page of the valid passport, the nucleic acid test negative certificate and the scanned copy of the applicant’s signed health statement to the designated mailbox of the Chinese Embassy and consulate in the Philippines according to the territorial area of the nucleic acid test institution. Please download the health statement from the Embassy website at. < / P > < p > if you are unable to complete nucleic acid test in time and obtain negative test certificate, and fail to hold the green health code with “HS” mark or valid health statement before boarding, you will not meet the flight conditions temporarily, and you need to rearrange or adjust the itinerary reasonably. < / P > < p > in the countries that have implemented boarding with the nucleic acid test negative certificate of new coronavirus, the validity period of nucleic acid code is calculated based on the issuing date of the test certificate. As the nucleic acid test results still need a certain time, please arrange the nucleic acid test time reasonably for the Chinese passengers who plan to take the flight to China. If the test results are obtained, please pass the anti epidemic health code at the first time In order to avoid affecting the review work of embassies and consulates and delaying personal journey, we should try our best to avoid uploading the test certificate on the same day or the day before boarding. < / P > < p > the Chinese Embassy in the Philippines reminds all passengers to provide true and effective nucleic acid test certificates, and passengers who provide false certificates and information shall bear corresponding legal liabilities.