State Administration for Entry Exit Inspection and Quarantine is an international inspection and quarantine executive department authorized by the State Council of the People's Republic of China.
Handbags, checked luggage or objects belonging to passengers or crew that may contain possible diseases must be inspected. Inspection and Quarantine department should dispose or destroy food, drink, or water products contaminated by contagious diseases. A certificate is issued that permits customs to destroy the contaminated product.
The entry or exit of vehicles, people, food, drink and other objects should be inspected in addition to insect and animal carriers of illness.
The inspection and quarantine organizations forbid foreigners with AIDS, venereal diseases, lepra, psychosis and open TB from entering China.