Temporary Suspension of Travel from Canada to China
Notice of temporary suspension of arrival from Canada was posted on the Embassy of China in Canada’s website.
Notice on the Temporary Suspension of Entry into China of Foreign Nationals Holding Valid Chinese Residence Permits of Three Categories
In view of the current COVID-19 situation and the need of epidemic prevention and control, new adjustments have been applied with regard to entry into China of foreign nationals in Canada holding valid Chinese residence permits. According to the new adjustments, all foreign nationals who hold valid Chinese residence permits for work, personal matters and reunion are temporarily not allowed to enter China from Canada. Entry with diplomatic, service, courtesy or C visas will not be affected.
Foreign nationals in Canada coming to China for essential economic, trade, scientific or technological activities or out of emergency humanitarian needs,may contact the Chinese Visa Application Service Center in Canada (www.visaforchina.org), and submit their applications after receiving the confirmation from the Center. Once the Chinese Embassy or Consulate General approves their visa applications, the applicants can enter China with the new visas after this Notice.
The suspension is a temporary measure that China has to take in light of the current pandemic situation. Thank you for your understanding.