Notice on COVID-19 Vaccination for Foreign Nationals in Hohhot
In order to help foreign nationals and compatriots from Hongkong, Macau and Taiwan in Hohhot to get COVID-19 vaccination in the principle of voluntary participation, the eighth round of COVID-19 vaccination for foreign nationals will be organized in Hohhot on May 13, 2022 (Friday), from 9:30 am to 11:30 am at 1st floor, Inner Mongolia Integrative Center for Disease Control and Prevention. According to relevant work arrangements, foreign nationals aged 3 and above are eligible for the 1st /2nd dose of COVID-19 vaccination, and a booster shot is available for the group aged 18 and above (the interval between the booster shot and the 2nd dose shall be over six months). First dose recipients should bring valid ID document, while second and booster dose recipients should bring the ID document and the vaccination certification for the former dose(s). Foreign nationals and compatriots from Hongkong, Macau and Taiwan who need to get the vaccination, please go to the designated site on time and prepare the health code and travel code in advance.
Hohhot Foreign Affairs Office
May 9, 2022
Guidelines on COVID-19 Vaccination
for Foreign Nationals in Hohhot
Q1: What is the age requirement for COVID-19 vaccination?
Foreigner natioanals in Hohhot who are 3 years old or above are eligible for vaccination. Group receiving booster shot shall be 18 years old and above.
Q2: Which vaccine will I receive?
The vaccine type will be designated by Inner Mongolia CDC.
Q3：Should I pay for the vaccination?
Foreign nationals who have been covered by Hohhot social medical insurance scheme may enjoy the same treatment as citizens in Hohhot. Those who have not should bear the cost of RMB 130 per dose on their own on the basis of voluntariness.
Q4.How to get vaccinated?
Foreigners work or study in Hohhot may book your vaccination with your organization; individuals without an employer may register your vaccination with the community where you live.
Vaccination site: F1 of Inner Mongolia Integrative Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Address: No.50, Ordos street, Yuquan District, Hohhot
Please enter the center through the east gate (50m south from the intersection of Ordos Street and Shiyangqiao Road). Due to limited parking space, please come to the site in group or choose public transportation (Bus 27, 59, 81, 83 and get off at Inner Mongolia Integrative Center for Disease Control and Prevention Station).
Q5. What documents are required for vaccination?
First dose: The permanent residence ID card of the People’s Republic of China (or a valid passport, or a valid residence permit) is required.
Second dose: The vaccination certificate of the first dose and the permanent residence ID card of the People’s Republic of China (or a valid passport, or a valid residence permit) are required.
Booster dose: The vaccination certificate of the former two doses and the permanent residence ID card of the People’s Republic of China (or a valid passport, or a valid residence permit) are required.
Q6、How about minors?
Foreign nationals aged 3-17 must be accompanied by their guardians or other adults entrusted by the minor’s guardians throughout the vaccination and provide a signed proxy statement.
Q7: What are the procedures for the inoculation process?
Before vaccination at the designated vaccination site, an informed consent and a letter of commitment need to be signed. You should also take personal protection and proactively inform the health status so that the professionals will determine if you are suitable for inoculation or not.
Q8: What are the precautions after vaccination?
You should stay at the vaccination site for 30 minutes of observation after getting vaccinated, and may then leave if you have no adverse reaction. Keep the injection point dry on the day of vaccination and pay attention to personal hygiene. Within 21 days of the first vaccination and within 14 days of the second vaccination, please pay close attention to your own physical condition. If you have any adverse reaction, please contact the Inner Mongolia Hospital (Tel: 0086-471-3283252) for emergency medical treatment as soon as possible.
Q9：Is there any certificate after vaccination?
Foreigners will receive the COVID-19 vaccination certificate in both Chinese and English issued by Inner Mongolia Integrative Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
For policy consultation, please contact Zhao Wenjing, staff member in Hohhot Foreign Affairs Office (Tel：18347987753); for vaccination details, please contact Lu Yuxin, staff member in Inner Mongolia Integrative Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Tel：13020088181).