Coronavirus contacts for foreign nationals in China
- Updates on the outbreak and travel advice are available through various official sources
The following is a list of government telephone numbers, email addresses, and websites for foreign nationals living in the Chinese city of Wuhan, Hubei province, and elsewhere in the country seeking information on the coronavirus outbreak.
The information and contact details are provided by the countries and is not exhaustive. The list is in alphabetical order. The South China Morning Post is providing the list to try to help those seeking information from their national governments and will update it.
The Australian government has a 24-hour hotline for emergency consular services for citizens overseas. Citizens can call +61 2 6261 3305, or send an SMS to +61 421 269 080.
The telephone number for the Australian embassy in Beijing is +86 10 5140 4111
The emergency hotline for British nationals in China is +86 10 8529 6600. Citizens in Britain who are concerned about a compatriot in China can call +44 20 7008 1500
The British embassy in Beijing can be telephoned at their general number: +86 10 5192 4000
The general telephone number for the embassy in Beijing is +86 10 5139 4000
The French consulate has an information hotline for the coronavirus epidemic: +86 10 8531 2010
The French consulate in Wuhan can be contacted at +86 27 6579 7900
The emergency hotline for those in Hubei, Hunan and Jiangxi provinces is +86 139 8621 5040
Citizens can call the embassy in case of emergencies at +86 10 8532 9202
The general phone line for the US embassy in Beijing is +86 10 8531 3000
Other foreign nationals are advised to contact their embassy in China or their foreign ministry for more information and advice about the coronavirus.