Citizens From This Country Can Now Reenter China

By Rakini Bergundy, August 5, 2020

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The Chinese Embassy in South Korea announced on Monday that they will start issuing visas on August 5 to South Korean citizens who wish to go to China for work, study or for those who already hold valid residence permits. 

For those who hold valid residence permits issued by the Chinese government, they can apply for the corresponding visa for free. For example, if they hold a valid group residence permit, they can apply for a Q visa to visit relatives, if they hold a valid work-type residence permit, they can apply for a Z work visa. A copy of your passport and residence permit must be submitted when applying.

In addition to filling out visa application forms, the individual must complete a nucleic acid test five days before the flight, obtain a paper test report and submit a copy of the results to the embassy in order to receive a ‘Statement of Health.’

As of press time, South Korea’s COVID-19 case count has remained under double digits for the past 12 days. In total, there have been 14,423 confirmed cases and 301 deaths. Meanwhile, China has been effective in isolating coronavirus clusters in Xinjiang and Dalian, with daily cases falling significantly in recent days.

China has gradually eased its border restrictions over the past couple months. On May 1, China and South Korea opened an ‘express channel’ to accommodate business executives working in key industries. 

In addition, foreign nationals deemed to be high-level talent, those who have received an Invitation Letter (PU) and teachers from certain schools have received the green light to reenter China. 

Although there have been many accounts of individuals receiving invitation letters, finding flights is the next troublesome task.

READ MORE: Over 1,300 Overseas Workers Returned to Guangzhou Since June 30

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