Foreigners who reside on the Chinese mainland is now able to visit Chinas Macao Special Administrative Region, with no need for prior authorization from the Regions health authorities.
The announcement was made via the Macao Special Administrative Region Health Bureau on August 20.
Effective today (Monday, August 22, 2022), the next applies, based on the announcement:
Non-Macao residents with out a resident status on the Chinese mainland, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region or the spot of Taiwan that are prohibited from entering the Macao Special Administrative Region under paragraph hands down the Chief Executives Dispatch No. 64/2022 may enter the Macao Special Administrative Region from the Chinese mainland without prior authorization from medical authorities, so long as they will have not visited places beyond your Chinese mainland within 10 days ahead of their entry and fulfilled the following conditions:
Holding a valid Portuguese passport;
Holding a valid passport, and satisfying the following conditions that allow their re-entry in to the Chinese mainland:
a)The group of passport is included in the Agreements on Mutual Visa Exemption Between your Peoples Republic of China and Foreign Countries;
b)Holding a valid Residence Permit for Foreigner in the Peoples Republic of China with the reason for work, personal matters or family reunion;
c)Holding a valid diplomatic, official, courtesy or perhaps a C visa issued by the Peoples Republic of China;
d)Holding other visa issued by the Peoples Republic of China which shall valid for an interval of 1 four weeks or even more;
e)Holding a valid Foreign Permanent Resident ID Card of the Peoples Republic of China;
f)Holding a valid Travel Document of the Peoples Republic of China, Entry and Exit Permit of the Peoples Republic of China, or other identification document which allows their re-entry in to the Chinese mainland.
By press time, travelers can go back to most places on the Chinese mainland from Macao quarantine-free.
Those time for Beijing require a negative nucleic test result issued within 48 hours; after arriving in Beijing, travelers must then undergo another test between 24-72 hours after arrival.
By August 8, those time for Shanghai must undergo two tests within three days of arrival.
Those time for Zhuhai the border city to Macao in Guangdong province must undergo two tests within three days of arrival.
Check the precise rules of one’s destination before traveling.
In accordance with worldometer, the Macao Special Administrative Region has reported a complete of 793 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and six deaths because the start of the pandemic.
The spot that is a mere 28 square kilometres relies heavily on its casino industry.
In accordance with Statista, annual revenue of the between 2011-2021 hit a higher of MOP361.7 billion (USD44.7 billion) in 2013.
Revenue dropped significantly following outbreak of COVID-19, with annual revenue in 2020 at MOP61.05 billion (USD7.5 billion). In 2021, annual revenue found slightly at MOP87.6 billion (USD10.8 billion).
In July 2022, all casinos were shut in Macao following an outbreak of COVID-19 in your community.
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