Entry restrictions do not apply to :
- Chinese citizens
- Diplomatic, service, courtesy, or C visa holders;
- International travelers coming to China for necessary economic, trade, scientific or technological activities or out of emergency humanitarian needs may apply for visas at Chinese embassies or consulates.
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to China.
Visitors from South Africa will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering China.
Travellers returning from China must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to South Africa.
Visitors returning from China are not required to quarantine upon entering South Africa.
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