Feb 13, 2017 Translated by eChinacities.com

Editors Note: China Immigration Inspection will begin implementing heavier security measures for foreigners entering the country in 2017. Biometrics information of foreigners entering the country including but not limited to fingerprints will all be recorded.


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According to a notifice on the Chinese Ministry of Public Security’s website, in a move approved by the State Council and in accordance with the Entry and Exit Administration Law of the People’s Republic of China, they have decided to begin keep biometrics tabs on all foreigners entering the country in order to strengthen security and better manage those entering and exiting the country.

According to a recent announcement by the Ministry of Public Security, in 2017, China Immigration Inspection will begin recording biometrics information including fingerprints of all people between 14 and 70 years old at all entry points open to the outside. Foreign holders of diplomatic visas or those with mutual benefit to China will be able to forego fingerprinting. An initial testing site will be opened on February 10th in Shenzhen Airport and other entry points and afterwards will be implemented in other areas.

The Ministry of Public Security expressed that recording and keeping such information of foreign nationals entering and exiting the country is a vital move in immigration management. Curently there are numerous countries who have already put such measures in place. The adoption of effective measures will increase the efficacy of China Immigration Inspection, safeguard orderly entry and exit into and out of China and continuously raise the standard of immigration management.

Source: QQ news

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12 Comments Add your comment

1

tanbank34
comment|73619|1638305

that is a good news

Feb 13, 2017 12:38 Report Abuse

2

ironman510
comment|73627|17779

Ok, no problem.

Feb 13, 2017 13:08 Report Abuse

3

RandomGuy
comment|73629|1589639

If that means less waiting at border checkpoints and no more yellow entry form, then I'm all for it.

Feb 14, 2017 13:22 Report Abuse

4

donnie3857
comment|73633|91621

I hope that can speed up the time for the Foreigners who enter China often, like me

Feb 15, 2017 09:32 Report Abuse

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ANTO1
comment|73653|297819

Interesting.

Feb 18, 2017 03:22 Report Abuse

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rsantibanezab
comment|73661|1631386

I think it's a very rasoneable law.

Feb 19, 2017 10:46 Report Abuse

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mhulbert
comment|73676|1660515

Very pragmatic approach

Feb 21, 2017 13:01 Report Abuse

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tanbank34
comment|73712|1638305

Let see

Mar 02, 2017 01:40 Report Abuse

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Anton91
comment|73740|1664431

I have never been fingerprinted in my life

Mar 05, 2017 14:19 Report Abuse

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sofmiaous
comment|73796|1665217

Do not care

Mar 09, 2017 20:50 Report Abuse

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JoshuaRicky
comment|73864|1665175

really?

Mar 23, 2017 14:48 Report Abuse

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UMAIRLOVE
comment|73871|1666705

zhen de ma ?

Mar 25, 2017 17:04 Report Abuse