Requirements for HDC application (Updated on 13 November 2022)
2022-11-13 18:13

I. Testing Requirements

1. Passengers travelling from Finland to China by direct flights are required to take one COVID-19 PCR test within 48 hours before boarding. 

2. Travellers bound for China can choose to transfer via other countries. Passengers can choose to undergo the PCR test either in the country of origin or in the country of transfer.

II. Application Method

1. Foreign passengers can apply for HDC code at or scan the QR code below.

2. Please fill in the information and upload the following documents:

① Photo of passport

② Chinese Visa or Residence permit

③ Negative PCR test report

④ Flight itinerary

Upon approval, you will receive a green health declaration code with the “HDC” mark.

3. Testing Institutions

The Embassy of China in Finland no longer designate specific testing providers. PCR test certificates issued by legally operating testing institutions (hospitals or laboratories) are accepted. The test report should contain your name, birthday, testing date and time, result, a hospital/clinic stamp or doctor's signature, telephone number or e-mail address of the institution etc.

4. Please read the requirements carefully and follow them accordingly. Passengers will not be able to board their flight without an HDC. The HDC can only be used for boarding flights to China, not as a permit to enter China.

Please exercise caution and take appropriate measures to avoid Covid-19 infection before and throughout the flight. 

Ⅲ. Contact information:

Chinese Embassy in Finland


The notice is effective upon publication.

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