Pre-travel testing policy of people’s of republic of China
According to “About the latest measures for pre-travel testing and application of health code traveling from February 28, 2022” announced by the Embassy of the people’s republic of China in Japan on February 18, 2022 (Friday), those traveling to China need to take the PCR test 3 times
Preliminary PCR test:
PCR test 7 days before the boarding date
◆2nd and 3rd time
PCR tests 2times at intervals of 24 hours or more at two laboratory institutions on the list provided by the Embassy of the people’s republic of China within 3 days of the boarding date.
Please refer to the following as the correspondence is different for the above.
[Preliminary PCR test (7 days before)] ➡ the first time substantially
[First time of Cross-PCR test] ➡ 2nd time substantially
It is difference from the rapid examination.
The certificate issuance time after the 28th will be after 12:00 the day after collecting samples.
[2nd time of Cross-PCR test] ➡ 3rd time substantially
However, about 2% of those who have taken the test may need to be re-examined for quality control.
Please take the test after fully understanding as there is a high possibility that the results will not be in time by 20:00 the day before the boarding date (the deadline of application of health code) in order to re-examination.
It may be re-examination again, depending on the result of re-examination.
Please note that the results will not be in time in that case.
The certificate will be issued after 12:00 two days later if you take the test from 17:00 to 0:00 since it will be handled the next day.
(Note 2) Please check with the embassy of the people’s republic of China or consulate general for various procedures related to travel to China.