China Travel Vaccines and Advice

While traveling to China, please keep in mind some routine vaccines such as Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, etc.
While traveling to China, please keep in mind some routine vaccines such as Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, etc.
Make sure you know about China’s medical care and safety and security tips.
The great wall of China

 


The Chinese culture will seduce visitors with its dual contemporary and traditional nature. Whilst the country has experienced a modern revolution in recent years, it has still managed to retain its cultural traditions. A harmonious combination of skyscrapers and luxurious car showrooms can be found right next to the Forbidden City, Great Wall of China or the fortified city of Pingyao. The attractions in China are endless, from the exciting amusement parks to beautiful oriental architecture. If you wish to leave the city, you can take a cruise on the river Yangtze or treat yourself to a hike in Jiangxi with stunning views. China has a comfortable climate through all seasons of the year.

Recommended Vaccines for China

Vaccine Disease Transmission
Traveler’s diarrhea Contaminated water/food
Polio
Typhoid
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B Contaminated body fluids
(blood, sex, razors, needles, etc.)
Rabies Infected Animals
Japanese Encephalitis Mosquito bites
Influenza Airborne Droplets

Recommended Medication for Travelling to China

Medication Additional Information
Acetazolamide/Dexamethasone Recommended for prevention of acute mountain sickness (Tibet)
Azithromycin/Suprax Antibiotic in case of traveler’s diarrhea

 

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Current Weather in China

BEIJING WEATHER

Medical Care in China

In the large cities of China, there are many modern hospitals and private clinics run by doctors from China, the United States and the United Kingdom. Patients are treated according to Western standards, but the clinical fees are particularly high. Clinics can be found in almost every rural village, but provide basic services. Everyone has access to public hospital services in China, including foreign nationals. The consultation fees for public hospitals are low, yet their quality of service can vary according to their location. The quality of services is generally higher in big cities.

Access to medicines is easy in China, but always ensure to bring basic medicines with you in a first aid kit.

If you need an ambulance, call 120.


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Is China Safe for Travel?

Safety and Security Descriptive
Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region Risk of sporadic violent clashes
Terrorism Risk present
Crime Risk present
Scams Be wary of taxi overcharge, alcohol/massage services and credit card scams
Cybersecurity Please click the link below for more information
Tensions on the Korean Peninsula Nuclear and missile tests; stay vigilant and follow instructions of local authorities
Demonstrations Illegal; avoid completely
Road safety Poor conditions; slow trains
Marine transportation Ferry accidents may occur
Piracy Risk present
Trekking Click the link below for precautions
Health Zika virus and Dengue fever warning
Risk level High degree of caution

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Do I Need a Visa to Visit China?

Prior to travel, make sure you check with your transportation company about any passport requirements. This is important as in some cases their regulations on passport validity may be more strict than those of the destination country.

Both, a visa and a passport are required to enter China. The passport must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the date of departure. The acquired visas are multi-entry, therefore you can get up to 10 years of entries with a single one!

If entering the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), you will require a special permit via a Chinese travel agent. If you enter the region illegally, you will face fines.

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Embassy of Canada to China information

When travelling to another country, it is important to know where the Canadian embassy is located in the event of:

  • A legal problem
  • A lost passport
  • The need to report a crime

It is advisable to make a copy of your original passport in case you lose it.

Canadian Embassy to China (BEIJING)
Street Address:
Consular Section, 19 Dongzhimenwai Dajie,
Chaoyang District, Beijing 100600, China

Tel.: 86 (10) 5139-4000
Fax: 86 (10) 5139-4448

Email: beijing.consular@international.gc.ca

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Canadian Consulate to China (CHONGQING)
Street Address:
Room 1705, Metropolitan Tower, Wu Yi Lu,
Yu Zhong District, Chongqing 400010, China

Tel.: 86 (23) 6373-8007
Fax: 86 (23) 6373-8026

Email: chonq@international.gc.ca

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Canadian Consulate to China (GUANGZHOU)
Street Address:
26/F, TaiKoo Hui Tower 1, 385 Tianhe Road,
Tianhe District, Guangzhou, China, 510620

Tel.: 86 (20) 8611-6100
Fax: 86 (20) 8611-6196

Email: guangzhou.consular@international.gc.ca

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Canadian Consulate to China (HONG KONG)
Street Address:
9th Floor, 25 Westlands Road, Quarry Bay,
Hong Kong SAR, China

Tel.: 85 (2) 3719 4700
Fax: 85 (2) 2847 7561

Email: hkong-cs@international.gc.ca

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Canadian Consulate to China (SHANGHAI)
Street Address:
ECO City Building, 8th floor,
1788 Nanjing Xi Lu – Jing An District, Shanghai, 200040, China

Tel.: 86 (21) 3279-2800
Fax: 86 (21) 3279-2801

Email: shanghai.consular@international.gc.ca

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