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Information on Carrying Objects into China

2007-09-20 00:00

Ingoing Passengers Inspection & Quarantine Information

1Passengers entering into China should abide by relevant Chinese Inspection and Quarantine laws and regulations and fill in the Quarantine Declaration Form on Entry as required by the inspection and quarantine authorities;

2Passengers coming from areas infected by Yellow Fever must present a valid vaccination certificate to the inspection and quarantine authorities;

3Passengers suffering from fever, diarrhoea, AIDS/HIV infection, venereal disease, psychosis or open pulmonary tuberculosis are required to declare.

Objects prohibited from being carried into China

1Human blood and the products thereof;

2Fruits, peppers, eggplant and tomatoes;

3Animal carcasses and specimens;


5Pathogenic micro-organisms of animals and plants, pests and other harmful organisms;

6Live animals (except cats and dogs as pet)and genetic materials including semen, zygotes and embryos;

7Eggs, raw hides and skin, hair, hoofs, fat or oil, animal meat(including viscera)and its products, fresh milk, cheese, butter, cream, whey powder, silkworm chrysalis, silkworm eggs, animal blood and its products, and aquatic animal products;

8Genetically Modified Organisms;

9Waste and used clothes.

If you carry any of the above-mentioned objects, please hand them over to the inspection and quarantine officials or dispose of them into the quarantine bin.

Objects allowed entry subject to mandatory declaration

1Seeds, nursery stocks and other propagation materials, tobacco leaves, cereals, and beans. All these require pre-entry quarantine permit;

2Fresh flowers, cut flowers and dry flowers;

3Plant samples, exhibits and specimens;

4Nuts, dried vegetables, pickled vegetables and frozen vegetables;

5Bamboo, rattan, willow, straw and wooden handcrafts;

6Pets including cats and dogs.

Each passenger is allowed to carry only one pet, bearing rabies vaccination certificate and health certificate issued by the competent quarantine authorities of the departing country or region. Pets are required to be quarantined in the designated area by the quarantine authorities for 30 days upon entry.

7Human blood and its products, micro-organism, human tissues and bio-products, All these require special permit.

If you carry any of the above-mentioned objects, please declare to the inspection and quarantine authorities and be ready for quarantine.

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