In view of resuming people-to-people exchanges between China and other countries in an orderly manner, starting from 15 March 2021, the Chinese Embassy in Kenya will provide the following facilitation for visa applicants who have been inoculated with COVID-19 vaccines produced in China and obtained the vaccination certificate:
1. Foreign nationals and their family members visiting the mainland of China for resuming work and production in various fields need only to provide the documents required 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 in the mainland of China.
Please be noted that all visa applicants should meet the airline boarding requirements for certificates of negative nucleic acid and anti-body test results to obtain green HDC code online, and shall abide by the COVID-19 control measures of the Chinese Government and undertake mandatory quarantine procedures in China.
Chinese Embassy in Kenya
15 March 2021