Notice on Regulations of Boarding with COVID-19 Negative Certificates in 72 Hours for the China-bound Flight Passengers
2020/08/24

To ensure the health and safety of international travel and reduce the risk of cross-border spread of the epidemic, the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the Republic of Kenya would like to notify:

I. From 25 August 2020, all Chinese and foreign passengers departing from or transferring via Kenya on China-bound flights are required to take nucleic acid tests and present the COVID-19 negative certificates in 72 Hours to the Chinese Embassy before boarding.

II. For the handling method of green health codes with an “HS” mark or Health Declaration Forms, please refer to the “Notice on Regulations of Boarding with COVID-19 Negative Certificates for the China-bound Flight Passengers” (http://ke.chineseembassy.org/eng/xw/t1805234.htm).

III. Airlines are responsible for checking the green health codes with an “HS” mark or Health Declaration Forms of their passengers before boarding. Passengers who do not meet the above requirements should not be allowed on board.

IV. For transit passengers, please kindly note that there is no nucleic acid test service in the transit area of Kenyan international airports. All Chinese and foreign passengers who transit via Kenya to China should complete the nucleic acid test and application for the green health codes with an “HS” mark or the Health Declaration Forms in the departure country in advance. Otherwise, the airlines may arrange a nearest flight for the passengers to return to the departure country. The passengers shall bear the loss caused thereby.

V. The uploaded test certificates must be complete, clear and unmodified. Otherwise, it may affect the result of verification.

VI. Due to the unstable local network, there may be some delays of transmission during the application for the green health codes with an “HS” mark or the Health Declaration Forms. Passengers are suggested to complete the relevant procedures in advance to avoid affecting the journey.

VII. Passengers who provide false test results or information will bear corresponding legal liabilities.

VIII. If the staff of the airlines have doubts on passengers’ green health codes with an “HS” mark or Health Declaration Forms, they may request on-site inspection of the original test results. Please make relevant preparations.

IX. The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the Republic of Kenya reserves the right to final interpretation of the above arrangements.

 

Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the Republic of Kenya

2020.8.24

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