Take a pen on the plane for your flight to China, since on your flight, you will be an given arrival (and departure) card to complete. In your passport, you will have received a Chinese visa that you will need to reference when filling out your card. It’s pretty self explanatory.

  1. On arrival at the (most likely Beijing, Shanghai or Guangzhou International airports), you will first go through health temperature scanners that will look for anyone with a fever or higher than normal body temperature. During times of higher than normal H1N1 (Bird Flu) scares, they may additionally do other screenings.  Just keep following the “Foreigners” signs…
  2. If you do not have a visa, and are taking advantage of the 144 or 72 Hour Transit Visa program, follow the signs for that special line.