Nigerians and other nationals (United
Kingdom, Belgium, Luxembourg,
Philippines, among others) have been
suspended from entering China.
The Embassy of China and Consulate in
Nigeria announced this in a public notice
on Thursday, adding that it will no longer
issue certified health declaration form for
non-Chinese nationals in the country.
However, holders of diplomatic passports,
courtesy or C-visas would not be affected
by the regulation.
The notice stated that the suspension
was due to an evaluation of COVID-19
pandemic in the said countries.
The statement, entitled ‘Notice of
temporary suspension of entry into China
by non-Chinese nationals in Nigeria
holding valid Chinese visas or residence
permits, added that “Due to the COVID-19
pandemic, China has decided to
temporarily suspend entry into China by
non-Chinese nationals in Nigeria holding
visas and residence permits still valid at the
time of this announcement.”
It added that the Chinese Embassy and
Consulate in Nigeria will no longer issue
certified health declaration form for