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Travel requirements to China (April 2022)

The Chinese Embassy has announced new travel requirements for long term pass holders and short term outbound travelers.



Summary of tests needed

1. PCR test on the seventh day before departure 

2. 7-day pre-departure self-isolation and health monitoring

3. Dual testing of PCR and serology (depending on vaccination status) on the second day before departure

4. PCR test within 24 hours before departure

5. ART test within 2-6 hours before departure on the day of check-in.


Our clinic branches at Kovan and Intemedical are open from 8am - 12 midnight and are able to cater to the requirements stated above (1-4) . Do note that our laboratory used is Parkway Laboratory.


For price list of PCR and ART, click here


Further details:

1) Passengers(6 years old and above) flying to China on and after 31 March (Thursday) are required to take an additional antigen rapid test 2 to 6 hours before the flight takes off. Passengers shall take the ART at Changi Testing Facility, located at Terminal 3 Level 1, Coach Stand. Passengers shall make an appointment and pay online at least one day in advance via Raffles Connect of Raffles Medical Group. Self-tests or ART tests performed at other clinics or beyond 6 hours prior to departure cannot be used for check-in.


2) Passengers taking flights on and after 8 April (Friday) shall undergo an additional PCR test on the seventh day before departure (the first day of self-isolation). Passengers can take the test at any of the testing facilities authorized by the Ministry of Health that can provide a standardised test memo with verifiable QR code.


3) Passengers taking flights on and after 8 April (Friday) shall undergo a PCR test within 24 hours prior to departure. Tests at other time points will be regarded as invalid.


How to make an appointment with Intemedical?


Appointment Portal: Kovan Clinic / Potong Pasir Clinic

(click and book with instant confirmation!)


WhatsApp: 8879 9404

(available during clinic opening hours, 8am to 12am) Video ART Whatsapp: 94691556


Mobile: 8879 9404

(messaging preferred)


Landline: +65 3165 9251

(please be aware that the phone might be engaged due to high call volume)



Source: http://www.chinaembassy.org.sg/eng/lsfw/202203/t20220329_10657085.htm

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