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Guangzhou Baiyun Airport Arrivals Guide

There are Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport(CAN). The arrivals hall is on 1st and 2nd floor in Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. The domestic arrivals are different with international arrivals. Please follow the arrival guides after you arrive at Guangzhou Baiyun Airport

Do you know Guangzhou Baiyun Airport phone number for enquiry or claim?

Please call: (+86)20-96158

Baggage claim at Guangzhou Baiyun Airport, CAN airport

Domestic Arrivals

Step 1: Flight Arrivals After entering the terminal building, you can refer to the signs to the Baggage Claim Hall.

Step 2: Baggage Claim Identify the right carousel according to your flight number. Should you have any question concerning the Baggage, please consult the airline. Passengers with heavy luggage may use free trolleys or go to the Skycap Service Desk. To make it convenient for passengers to change their clothes, passenger dressing rooms are available in the Baggage Claim Hall.

Step 3: Leaving the Airport After Baggage claim, you can take Metro line 3, Taxi, or Airport Bus to leave Guangzhou Baiyun Airport

arrivals at Guangzhou Baiyun Airport, CAN airport

International, HK-Macao-Taiwan Arrivals

Step 1: Flight Arrivals

Step 2: Quarantine inspection and border inspection The inbound passengers should undergo an entry quarantine procedure before proceeding to the border inspection zone. Passengers from yellow fever epidemic areas should show a valid yellow fever vaccination certificate to the quarantine inspection agency. Inbound passengers with fever, diarrhea, AIDS, venereal disease, mental disease, or open pulmonary tuberculosis should actively declare their state of illness to the quarantine inspection agency. Passengers should hand their travel certificates, boarding pass, and Foreigner Entry Registration Card to the border inspection policemen, and proceed with entry after all inspection and sealing steps have been completed.

Step 3: Luggage claim Find the number of the carousel for your luggage claim on the airport screens according to your flight number. To prevent any false or mistaken claim and to deal with random luggage inspection by security personnel, please check the bar code on your luggage tag/number and your ticket. Also, please take care of your luggage check and provide cooperation if requested.

Step 4: Customs inspection Please cooperate as instructed during customs inspection. Please take the entry declaration passage if you have any declarable items, otherwise take the green passage.

Step 5: Inspection and quarantine Your carry-on luggage and articles will be examined by an X-ray machine.

Step 6: Leaving the Airport. You will enter the Arrival Lobby where you can meet your relatives and friends, get information at the Hotel Inquiry Counter and Inquiry Counter, or exchange currency at the bank. And then you can take Metro line 3, Taxi, or Airport Bus to leave Guangzhou Baiyun Airport

international arrivals at Guangzhou Baiyun Airport, CAN airport

International Arrival Tips

1. Which passengers to China in urgency can apply for Visa on Arrival?

Passengers who are temporarily invited to attend Trade Fair in China;

Passengers who are invited to participate in bidding or officially sign trade contracts in China;

Passengers who shall inspect export/import merchandise or attend the contract acceptance audit in China as per Agreement;

Passengers who are invited to assist equipment installation or urgent repair of the project;

Passengers who are invited to deal with claim issues in China;

Passengers who are invited to provide scientific and technical consultation in China;

Passengers who are temporarily supplemented or replaced, approved by China party, after the visa for their delegation / team on invitation to China was ready;

Passengers who visit critical patient or handle funeral affairs;

Passengers for direct transit who cannot leave China via original flight or other alternative vehicles within 24 hours due to force majeure

Passengers who are invited to China but do not have enough time to apply for visa at local organization of China, with letters certifying the approval by designated authority for applying for visa at the port;

2. Which items are forbidden for entry by the People's Republic of China?

I According to Notice on Inspection and Quarantine for Immigration to China, the following items are prohibited for entry:

Human's blood and its products;

Fruits, capsicum, eggplant and tomato;

Animal corpse and its specimen


Animal pathogen, destructive insect and other harmful organism;

Alive animal (except pet dog or cat) and animal's genetic material, including semen, fertilized egg and embryo, etc.;

Egg, pelt, bristle, coffin bone, horn, meat (including viscera) and their products; fresh milk, cheese, butter, cream, whey mist, silkworm chrysalis, silkworm egg, animal's blood and their products; aquatic animal products;

Transgene biological material;

Worn-out clothes.

II According to applicable provisions issued by China Customs, the following items are prohibited for entry:

All kinds of weapons, imitative weapons, ammunition and explosive objects;

Spurious currency and feigned marketable securities;

Print, film, photo, disk, movie, tape, videotape, videodisc, laser disk, computer storage medium and other objects, which are harmful to Chinese politics, economy, culture and morality;

Various acrid poison;

Opium, morphine, diamorphine, bhang, as well as other dope and psychoactive drug that may cause addiction;

Animal, plant and their products, with dangerous germ, destructive insect and other harmful organism;

Foodstuff, medicine or other objects, which are from epidemic areas and harmful to human and animal's health, or other pestiferous ones.

3. Which items are permitted for entry but must be declared for quarantine?

Seed, nursery stock and other progenitive materials, tobacco, cereal and beans (The quarantine inspection and approval procedures must be handled prior to immigration);

Fresh flower, cut flower and dried flower;

Vegetal samples, exhibits and specimen;

Dried fruits,dried vegetables,preserved vegetables and frozen vegetables;

Bamboo,rattan,willow,grass and wood products;

Pets,including dog and cat, etc. (Each passenger is allowed to carry one pet,with Hydrophobia Immunity Certificate and Quarantine Certificate issued by the departing country or local Quarantine Authority.The pet must be isolated 30 days for quarantine purpose at the place designated by China Inspection and Quarantine Authority after its immigration.)

Human's blood and its products, microorganism, human's tissue and biological products, which are specially required for import.

If the above-mentioned items are carried with you, please contact China Inspection and Quarantine Authority on your own initiative for declaration and have them inspected.

4. Which incoming passengers need to fill in the Customs Declaration?

Passengers who carry Level 2 and Level 3 items (except liquor or tobacco within the duty-free quantity limit) indicated in Classification Chart of Passenger's Baggage and Objects for Immigration and Emigration, which should be taxed by China Customs or are duty free within the quantity limit;

Non-resident passengers as well as resident passengers having Re-Entry Visa of destination country (district), who carry more than one camera, portable radio / recorder, miniature camera, portable video camera or portable word processor each, in their personal belongings necessary for journey;

Passengers who carry RMB cash over RMB6,000, or passengers who carry gold or silver and its products over 50g;

Non-resident passengers who carry cash of foreign currency over the sum equivalent to USD5,000;

Resident passengers who carry cash of foreign currency over the sum equivalent to USD 5,000;

Passengers who carry cargo or samples of goods, or passengers whose carried articles exceed the range of their personal belongings for self-use;

Passengers who carry animals, plants and their products, which are controlled under China Quarantine Code, or other objects that must be inspected and Customs cleared.

  Items Limit
Spirit Spirit 2 kilo(well - packed)
Daily necess- ities Hair jelly, Collar cleaner One bottle (350ml) The accumul- ative amount should be under 1000ml or one kilo
Mousse, Polisher One bottle (350ml)
Perfume 500ml
Pesticide One bottle (350ml)
Air refresher One bottle (350ml)
Other daily necessities with explosive substance    
Lighter ( filled with combustible air and fuel oil ) Five
Safe match sticks Five boxes

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