In view of the rapid spread of COVID-19 across the world, China has decided to temporarily suspend the entry into China by foreign nationals holding visas or residence permits still valid to the time of the announcement effective from 28 March 2020. Meanwhile, foreign nationals traveling to China for necessary economic, trade, scientific or technological activities or out of emergent humanitarian needs may still apply for visas.
As the prevention and control of COVID-19 become regular, in order to facilitate exchanges, China now decides that, Sri Lankan Nationals who hold valid residence permits, including work permit, permit for family reunion and personal matters,may apply for visas for free at Chinese embassy in Sri Lanka. After entering China, they are kindly requested to comply with the epidemic prevention regulations of the local governments.
Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka
21 August, 2020