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Notice on the Launch of QR Code with an "HDC" Mark for China-bound Foreign Passengers
2020-11-27 05:47

Starting from 1 December, 2020, foreign passengers who are to fly from Canada to China will be required to take nucleic acid and IgM anti-body tests, and apply for a QR code with "HDC" mark to the Chinese Embassy or Consulate General in Canada within two days before boarding.

I. Test Requirements

All passengers going to China via direct flights must first take nucleic acid and IgM anti-body tests within two days before boarding. After obtaining the above-mentioned test results, foreign passengers should apply for the QR code with "HDC" mark by logging on the website of https://hrhk.cs.mfa.gov.cn/H5/ via computer or by scanning the 2-dimensional bar code(Please see Appendix 1) with smart phone within two days before boarding. The passengers can fill in their information, provide their health status and upload the test certificates, passports, itinerary and other documents as required online, which will then be examined and verified by the Chinese Embassy or Consulates in Canada. Upon approval, they will receive a QR code with "HDC" mark(Please see Appendix 2). Foreign passengers must present the electronic or printed code, and follow the procedures for inspection by relevant airlines before boarding. The airlines will strictly check the codes.

The Chinese Embassy and Consulates in Canada accept test results issued by any medical institution, hospital, or pharmacy recognized by the Canadian public health authorities.

II. Reminder

Please read the requirements carefully and follow them accordingly. Passengers who provide fraudulent certificates and endanger other people or public health safety, shall be liable for legal consequences.

Consular Districts and Inquiry Emails:


Chinese Embassy in Canada

Consular district: Ottawa Region, Newfoundland & Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Nunavut.

Inquiry Email: healthcheckottawa@gmail.com


Consulate General in Toronto

Consular district: Ontario and Manitoba.

Inquiry Email: covidcheckfortravel@gmail.com


Consulate General of in Vancouver

Consular district: British Columbia and Yukon Territory.

Inquiry Email: wenhsjc2020@gmail.com


Consulate General of in Calgary

Consular district: Alberta, Saskatchewan and Northwest Territories.

Inquiry Email: hs@chinaconsulatecalgary.com


Consulate General of in Montreal

Consular district: Quebec and New Brunswick.

Inquiry Email: consulate_mtl@mfa.gov.cn



Appendix 1:Two-dimensional Code

Appendix 2: QR code with "HDC" mark

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