The following vaccinations and applicable frequencies are recommended for students coming for studies in China:
Hepatitis A (within the last 10 years)
Hepatitis B (within the last 5 to 10 years)
Japanese B Encephalitis (within the last 3 years)
Tetanus (within the last 10 years)
Polio (within the last 10 years)
Typhoid (once in a lifetime)
Students 55 years and older should also have a Pneumococcal vaccine
This insurance is required by the Chinese Government. All international students must have medical insurance when studying in China. For your convenience and safety, students are strongly encouraged to purchase their own insurance before coming to China. However, if any type of insurance does not cover you when you come to China, you can register foreign student insurance provided by Chinese insurance companies with the guidance of the school’s Foreign Students Administration Office.
In accordance with the details for the Implementation of Regulations of the People’s Republic of China Concerning Frontier Sanitation and Quarantine, people coming to China from certain countries must produce valid documents showing they have been inoculated against smallpox, cholera, or yellow fever. Students from countries newly declared as infected areas must show corresponding vaccination documentation.
For further detailed enquiries, please contact the Chinese embassy or consulate in your respective country.
Those who suffer diseases for which Chinese laws and regulations refuse entry should leave China at once back to their own country, and bear all expenses for the home journey.
A health examination is required for students holding an X Visa for those studying in China for more than 6 months. (F visa holders studying for less than 6 months do not need to undergo this test).
Health Examination in Your Own Country
If you have conducted a health examination in your home country, the health check must be conducted in a public hospital within 6 months before coming to China. The check-up form must:
· Be the same as that used in China (obtained from the Chinese Embassy)
· Contain your latest photo
· Bear the hospital’s official stamp
· Include doctor’s signature in section containing results of examination, with the original laboratory test reports attached
Health Examination in Beijing
You may also undergo the physical examination prior to your arrival in Beijing. Those who pass the examination, and when confirmed by the Beijing Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau, will receive a Health Certificate. This is a procedure that your school will assist you with during your studies.
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