Important notice – Chinese Consulate & Visa Centre (UK)

Latest update from the Chinese consulate/visa centre 

Visa related

The consulate published an update on the 12th of March 2021 regarding the “Resumption of Services of the Chinese Visa Application Service Center in London”. More information can be found on the visa centre’s website:

According to the consulate, this is the current procedure that should be followed (19.03.2021):

All details are subject to change, please make sure that you keep up to date with the latest information and prepare accordingly. (Important notice)


Travel related

“Notice on Designated Institutions for Nucleic Acid and IgM Antibody Tests for Personnel Intending to Travel to China” – more information here (LINK)

Important Notice: Validity of Nucleic Acid Test Certificate Reduced to 3 days – 03.09.2020 –  (LINK)

Mandatory Health Declaration – (LINK)