Hong Kong

Borders are closed. There are few exceptions however.

Flights from Australia, Canada, France, India, Pakistan, Philippines, United Kingdom and USA are suspended

Those who in the past 21 days have been in or transited through Albania, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Bermuda, Bolivia, Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, Botswana, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Canada, Cape Verde, Cayman Isl., Chile, Colombia, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Cook Isl., Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Dominican Rep., Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, French West Indies, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greece, Grenada, Guinea, Guatemala, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Korea (Rep.), Kosovo (Rep.), Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lao People’s Dem Rep., Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Montenegro, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, North Macedonia (Rep.), Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestinian Territory, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Reunion, Romania, Russian Fed., Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Isl., South Africa, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, USA, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Viet Nam, Zambia or Zimbabwe, Bhutan are not allowed to enter. 

This does not apply to residents of Hong Kong with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate (in Chinese or English or accompanied by a written confirmation in Chinese or English issued by the health authority of the country of vaccination) showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival, and their accompanying children under 12. Details on accepted vaccines can be found here

 

Passengers who in the past 21 days have stayed for more than 2 hours in Australia, Canada, France, India, Pakistan, Philippines, United Kingdom or USA are not allowed to enter.

Transit is allowed only if:

  • connecting flight is booked on the same ticket;
  • all the boarding passes are printed;
  • baggage is checked through until the final destination.

Transit through Hong Kong to Mainland China is prohibited. This doesn’t apply to holders of a diplomatic passport.

These passengers are allowed to enter:

  • holders of a Hong Kong passport or a «Document of Identity for Visa Purposes»;
  • residents of Hong Kong with: a Permanent Identity Card; an Identity card with the asterisk, the code “A” or the code “R”; an Identity card with the code “C”, accompanied by a visa; an Identity card with the code “U” who have prior approval from Hong Kong Immigration; an Identity card accompanied by a visa with “Permission to remain extended until” who enter within the validity of the permitted stay;
  • holders of a residence or study visa issued by Hong Kong;
  • people who have only been in the Mainland of China, Chinese Taipei, Macao in the past 14 days;
  • holders of a diplomatic, an official or a service passport traveling on duty;
  • spouses and minor children younger than 18 years of Hong Kong residents who can present proof of their relationship;
  • children between 12 and 17 years old who reside in Hong Kong (SAR China), with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they received one dose of Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty) at least 14 days before arrival. The certificate must be in Chinese or English or accompanied by a written confirmation in Chinese or English issued by the health authority of the country of vaccination;
  • holders of a COVID-19 vaccination certificate (in Chinese or English or accompanied by a written confirmation in Chinese or English issued by the health authority of the country of vaccination) showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival. They must not have been in or transited through Albania, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Bermuda, Bolivia, Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, Botswana, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Canada, Cape Verde, Cayman Isl., Chile, Colombia, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Cook Isl., Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Dominican Rep., Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, French West Indies, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greece, Grenada, Guinea, Guatemala, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Korea (Rep.), Kosovo (Rep.), Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lao People’s Dem Rep., Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Montenegro, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, North Macedonia (Rep.), Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestinian Territory, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Reunion, Romania, Russian Fed., Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Isl., South Africa, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, USA, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Viet Nam, Zambia or Zimbabwe, Bhutan in the past 21 days.

Arriving people must have (documents must be in Chinese or English):

  • a negative PCR or RT-PCR COVID-19  test taken not more than 48 hours before departure of the last direct flight to Hong Kong. More information can be found here. The name in the test result must match the name on the travel document, or a written confirmation issued by the laboratory with the name of the passenger must be presented; and
  • a document proving that the laboratory is ISO 15189 accredited OR approved by the local government.

This does not apply to passengers arriving from the Mainland of China or Macao SAR, China.

People arriving from the Mainland of China or Macao must have a negative PCR or RT-PCR COVID-19  test taken at most 3 days before arrival. More information can be found here.

Those who in the past 21 days have been in or transited through Albania, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Bermuda, Bolivia, Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, Botswana, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Canada, Cape Verde, Cayman Isl., Chile, Colombia, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Cook Isl., Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Dominican Rep., Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, French West Indies, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greece, Grenada, Guinea, Guatemala, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Korea (Rep.), Kosovo (Rep.), Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lao People’s Dem Rep., Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Montenegro, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, North Macedonia (Rep.), Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestinian Territory, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Reunion, Romania, Russian Fed., Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Isl., South Africa, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, USA, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Viet Nam, Zambia or Zimbabwe, Bhutan must have a hotel reservation confirmation in Chinese or English for a minimum of 21 nights.

Until 27 December 2021, passengers who in the past 21 days have been in or transited through Angola, Botswana, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, United Kingdom, USA, Zambia or Zimbabwe must have a hotel reservation confirmation in Chinese or English for a minimum of 17 nights starting from the 5th day of arrival at Hong Kong SAR, China. The hotel must be listed here

 

People arriving without a COVID-19 vaccination certificate (in Chinese or English or accompanied by a written confirmation in Chinese or English issued by the health authority of the country of vaccination) showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival must have a hotel reservation confirmation in Chinese or English for a minimum of 21 nights.

 

Holders of a COVID-19 vaccination certificate (in Chinese or English or accompanied by a written confirmation in Chinese or English issued by the health authority of the country of vaccination) showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival must have a hotel reservation confirmation in Chinese or English for a minimum of 14 nights.

 

Those who in the past 14 days have only been in the Mainland of China, Macao must have a hotel reservation confirmation in Chinese or English for a minimum of 14 nights.

Passengers who in the past 14 days have only been in Mainland of China, Macao SAR, China, are subject to home quarantine for 14 nights. This does not apply to passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival. They are subject to home quarantine for 7 nights. The certificate must be in Chinese or English or accompanied by a written confirmation in Chinese or English issued by the health authority of the country of vaccination.

 

Those who in the past 14 days have only been in the Mainland of China, Macao arriving with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate (in Chinese or English or accompanied by a written confirmation in Chinese or English issued by the health authority of the country of vaccination) showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival must have a hotel reservation confirmation for a minimum of 7 nights.

 
The hotel for reservation must be listed here
 
Arriving people must present a QR code generated after completing a Health Declaration Form upon arrival.

Arriving people are subject to a COVID-19 test upon arrival. They also are subject to medical screening upon arrival and quarantine for up to 21 days.

More details can be found here

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