Qatar: All Travelers from China Must Submit Negative COVID-19 PCR Test

  • Publish date: Monday، 02 January 2023
Qatar: All Travelers from China Must Submit Negative COVID-19 PCR Test
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The Ministry of Public Health in Qatar said that all passengers from China must submit a negative Covid-19 PCR test result at the check-in counter. The PCR test must be taken within 48 hours of departure regardless of vaccination status from 6pm on Tuesday, January 3, 2023.

The ministry said its a temporary change to safeguard passengers against the virus, since China is currently experiencing a Covid wave.

The Ministry website also lists the "general policies" in place with regards to Covid-19 and travel to Qatar:

​1. Travellers should keep themselves informed about any changes to policies through official sources and websites before planning to travel to Qatar.

2. Travellers must adhere to the measures in place in Qatar to limit the spread of Covid-19 at all times.

3. Quarantine is no longer mandatory for all travellers arriving from abroad, however, travellers who test positive for Covid-19 after arriving in Qatar must undergo self-isolation measures in accordance with the procedures followed in Qatar.

4. Citizens and residents of Qatar are no longer required to take Covid tests upon their arrival into the country.​