Covid Entry Check: Hong Kong Travel Restrictions

This Hong Kong dashboard provides you with information on travel restrictions, quarantine on entry, Covid-19 cases, entry requirements and green lane updates.

Overview
  • Partially Open
  • Up to 21 Days
Last reviewed on 19 Jan 2022, 04:05AM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
NEW CASES
58
-55.73% (last 7 days)
ACTIVE CASES
63
3.28% (last 7 days)

Can you enter?

Entry is restricted to Citizens and PRs, Spouse & Children of Citizens/PRs, Other Residents (pass holders), Business Travellers, Transit, the following travellers may also enter:
• Travellers with a Hong Kong SAR, China passport;
• Travellers with a Hong Kong SAR, China "Document of Identity for Visa Purposes";
• Residents of Hong Kong SAR, China with a Permanent Identity Card;
• Residents of Hong Kong SAR, China with an Identity card with the asterisk, the code "A" or the code "R";
• Residents of Hong Kong SAR, China with an Identity card with the code "C", accompanied by a visa;
• Residents of Hong Kong SAR, China with an Identity card with the code "U". They must have a prior approval from Hong Kong Immigration;
• Residents of Hong Kong SAR, China with an Identity card accompanied by a visa with "Permission to remain extended until". They must enter within the validity of the permitted stay;
• Travellers with a residence or study visa issued by Hong Kong SAR, China;

Other important information:
• Travellers are not allowed to transit through Hong Kong SAR, China to the Mainland of China.

For Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bermuda, Botswana, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Cook Islands, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, South Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Mozambique, Montenegro, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Peru, Aruba, Colombia, Costa Rica, Georgia, Panama, Burkina Faso, Cayman Isl., Guadeloupe, Reunion, Serbia, Saint Martin, Togo, Venezuela, Albania, Jamaica, North Macedonia, Dominican Rep., Kosovo, Malta, Brunei Darussalam, Paraguay, Belarus, Curacao, Vietnam:
• Entry for travellers who in the past 21 days have been in or transited through these countries for more than 2 hours is limited to Hongkong residents that have been fully vaccinated
• Travellers 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 on https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/eng/designated-hotel-list.html .

What to expect in Hong Kong?

📝 Before your trip

You are required to complete a pre-arrival form.
Form Details:
Travellers and airline crew must complete a Health Declaration Form at https://www.chp.gov.hk/hdf/. This will generate a QR code which must be presented upon arrival.

For more information: https://www.chp.gov.hk/hdf/

You will need a formal Medical Certificate presenting a negative PCR test from an accepted establishment.
Your Certificate must be within 2 days of your arrival.
Testing Details:
Travellers entering and transiting must have:
- a negative COVID-19 PCR or RT-PCR test taken at most 48 hours before departure of the last direct flight to Hong Kong, SAR China. 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.
All documents must be in Chinese or English.

For more information: https://www.chp.gov.hk/hdf/

🛬 On Arrival

On Arrival you will be required to complete a test for Covid, with the cost borne by the traveller. For more information: https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/eng/quarantine_procedures_airport.html
https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/eng/early-testing.html and https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/eng/inbound-travel.html

😷 Quarantine details

General arrivals will be required to quarantine for up to 21days; Quarantine served at a home or at a dedicated facility (cost borne to traveller) (special arrangement may apply due to GreenLanes). For more information: https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/eng/599E-quarantine_exemption.html
https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/eng/inbound-travel.html

🛂 Travel restrictions

There are routes that have Green Lanes with fewer restrictions, see below.
The route is closed for travellers from Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bermuda, Botswana, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Cook Islands, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, South Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Mozambique, Montenegro, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Peru, Aruba, Colombia, Costa Rica, Georgia, Panama, Burkina Faso, Cayman Isl., Guadeloupe, Reunion, Serbia, Saint Martin, Togo, Venezuela, Albania, Jamaica, North Macedonia, Dominican Rep., Kosovo, Malta, Brunei Darussalam, Paraguay, Belarus, Curacao, Vietnam.

✅ Greenlane Agreement
Other GreenLanes are available from
China, Macao (SAR China)
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