Coronavirus Pandemic: China Suspends Nigerians, Others Temporary from entering china.
iexclusive News Nigeria reports that the Peoples Republic of China has temporary suspensded travellers from Nigeria holding valid visa or resident permit from entering into china due to coronavirus pandemic
It, however, stated that foreign nationals with diplomatic visas may not be affected and those visiting for emergency needs may apply for a visa at the Chinese Embassy.
The Chinese embassy in Nigeria via their official Facebook handle on Thursday, November 5, 2020. said
The statement read, “Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, China has decided to temporarily suspend entry into China by non-Chinese nationals in Nigeria holding visas or residence permits still valid at the time of this announcement.
“The Chinese Embassy and Consulate in Nigeria will no longer issue Certified Health Declaration Form for the above-mentioned personnel.
“Entry by holders of diplomatic, service, courtesy or C visas will not be affected. Foreign nationals visiting China for emergency needs may apply for visas at the Chinese Embassy or Consulate. Entry by non-Chinese nationals in Nigeria with visas issued after 3 November 2020 will not be affected.
“The suspension is a temporary response necessitated by the current situation of COVID-19. The above-mentioned measures will be assessed in accordance with the evolving situation and any adjustment will be announced accordingly.”