logo trutrip

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 1 Jul 2021, 09:40AM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
NEW CASES
11
-42.11% (last 7 days)
ACTIVE CASES
60
-15.49% (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, Travellers with a Hong Kong SAR, China "Document of Identity for Visa Purposes", with a Permanent Identity Card, with an Identity card with the asterisk, the code "A" or the code "R", with an Identity card with the code "C", with an Identity card with the code "U". They must have a prior approval from Hong Kong Immigration accompanied by a visa; 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 transiting through Hong Kong must:
- have a connecting flight booked on the same ticket, and
- have all the boarding passes printed, and
- have their baggage checked through until the final destination.

Travellers with a vaccination certificate stating that they received the vaccine at least 15 days before arrival or who in the past 21 days have only been in Australia, Mainland of China, Macao SAR, China or New Zealand must have a hotel reservation confirmation in Chinese or English for a minimum of 14 nights. Otherwise they must have a hotel reservation confirmation in Chinese or English for a minimum of 21 nights.

Travellers who in the past 21 days have been in or transited through Brazil, India, Indonesia, Ireland (Rep.), Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, South Africa, or United Kingdom must have a hotel reservation confirmation in Chinese or English for a minimum of 21 nights.

Travellers who have been in or transited through Argentina, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Taiwan, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Korea (Rep.), Malaysia, Nepal, Netherlands, Pakistan, Philippines, Romania, Russian Fed., Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA or Viet Nam in the past 21 days must present a negative COVID-19 nucleic acid test result taken at most 72 hours before departure

For more details please see: https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/pdf/list_of_recognised_covid19_vaccines.pdf

What to expect in Hong Kong?

📝 Before your trip

You are required to complete a pre-arrival form.
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 3 days of your arrival.
For more information: https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/eng/quarantine_procedures_airport.html
https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/eng/early-testing.html

🛬 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/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 United Kingdom, Brazil, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines or South Africa.

✅ Greenlane Agreement
China
Open with restrictions: All inbound travellers should not have any symptoms and should have passed temperature checks upon entry. Those with symptoms will be referred to the Department of Health for further handling. Arrivals holding a visa with validity of less than 14 days will be denied entry. From 23 November, travellers arriving from China's Guangdong province who have spent the past 14 days in these locations will be exempt from a 14-day quarantine provided they present a negative PCR test not older than three days and register travel plans online.
; For more information: https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/eng/inbound-travel-faq.html#FAQ1
Macao, SAR China
Travellers who have only been in this country for the past 14 days may enter subject to Hong Kong's entry protocols; For more information: https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/eng/inbound-travel-faq.html#FAQ1
New Zealand
Travellers who have only been in this country for the past 14 days may enter subject to Hong Kong's entry protocols; For more information: https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/eng/inbound-travel-faq.html#FAQ1
Australia
Travellers who have only been in this country for the past 14 days may enter subject to Hong Kong's entry protocols; For more information: https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/eng/inbound-travel-faq.html#FAQ1