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Notice on Facilitation for Visa Applicants Inoculated with China-made COVID-19 Vaccines

In view of resuming personelle exchanges between China and other countries in an orderly manner, starting from 15 March 2021, the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Barbados will provide the following facilitation for visa applicants who have been inoculated with China-made COVID-19 vaccines and obtained the vaccination certificate:

1. Foreign nationals and their family members visiting China for resuming work and production in various fields need only to provide the same documents required as before the COVID-19 pandemic when applying for a visa.

2. The scope of applicants eligible for applying for a visa out of emergency humanitarian needs will be expanded as appropriate. Foreign family members of Chinese citizens or permanent residents of China, including spouse, parents, children and other close relatives living together (referring to siblings, grandparents and grandchildren), may submit visa applications for the purposes of reuniting with family, taking care of the elderly, visiting relatives, attending funerals or visiting critically ill relatives.

3. Holders of valid APEC business travel cards may apply for the M visa by presenting the original valid APEC business travel card and the invitation letter issued by the inviting party from China.

Requirements for boarding plane to China with valid HS/HDC QR Code applied with both Nucleic Acid test result and IgM Serum Antibody test result remain unchanged. Please refer to The Up-to-date Requirements for HS/HDC QR Code by Chinese Embassy in Barbados for details. Inbound travelers should also abide by relevant quarantine and observation protocols upon entry in China.

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