En De
Total doses
given
20M
People fully
vaccinated
6.8M
% Fully
vaccinated
90.43%
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated):
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated):
Test on arrival (vaccinated):
Test on arrival (unvaccinated):

Crossing Rules:

Masks: Mask is required in all public indoor, public transport and certain outdoor areas

COVID-19 test: Passengers aged 3 years and older must hold a negative Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) result conducted within 24 hours before departure of the last direct flight to Hong Kong.

Passenger Locator Form: Not required

Health form: Passengers must complete a Health and Quarantine Information Declaration prior to boarding

Permission: Not required

07.12.2022

Entry restrictions

  • Unvaccinated passengers: Passengers are not permitted to enter Hong Kong.
  • Vaccinated passengers: Passengers are permitted to travel provided they have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
  • Other exempt passengers:
    • Residents of Hong Kong;
    • Passengers who have recovered from previous Covid-19 infection, provided they have received one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to arrival at Hong Kong;
    • Transit passengers; or
    • Children aged younger than 12 years.

Transit restrictions

  • Passengers are not permitted to transit through Hong Kong to mainland China.
  • Passengers may find further information for travelling to Hong Kong online.
  • Passengers are not permitted to transit through Hong Kong for more than 72 hours.

Vaccination requirements

  • Definition of fully vaccinated: Passengers who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 holding a recognised vaccination certificate must ensure that they meet all the following conditions:
    • They have received the recommended dose(s) as stipulated in guidelines of a vaccination course at least 14 days before arriving in Hong Kong. The 14 days are counted from the day after receiving the last dose of the recommended course;
    • They must have received a vaccine recognised by Hong Kong;
    • The vaccination certificate must be issued by any Places of Issuance of Recognised Vaccination Records; and
    • The vaccination certificate must be in English or Chinese, or the passenger must hold written confirmation of the vaccination details in English or Chinese issued by the authorities who administered the vaccine.
  • Passengers who have received the first dose and have a medical certificate confirming they cannot receive the second dose due to medical reasons and passengers aged between 12 years and 17 years who have received one dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty) vaccine for at least 14 days are also considered as being fully vaccinated.
  • Passengers who have recovered from Covid-19 and have received one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to arrival are considered fully vaccinated.

Form requirements

  • Passengers must submit the results of the Health and Quarantine Information Declaration on arrival.
  • Passengers must complete the Health and Quarantine Information Declaration and obtain a QR code within 3 days before boarding their flight.
    • This does not apply to passengers in transit.

Test requirements

  • Passengers aged 3 years and older must hold a negative Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) result conducted within 24 hours before departure of the last direct flight to Hong Kong.
    • The negative Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) result applies to inbound passengers who have stayed in any place outside China during the relevant period (prior to departure and arrival or during the 7 days before that day).
    • The negative Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) can be self-administered or by professional swab sampling and declared via the Health Declaration Form. Passengers who have obtained a green QR code after declaring their test results via the Health Declaration Form are not required to present the original test result. 
    • Test is not required for passengers who have only stayed in the Mainland or Macao prior to the day of boarding or prior to arrival at Hong Kong, or during the 7 days before their day of arrival.

  • Seamen and crew members arriving in Hong Kong to board their vessels must hold a negative Covid-19 test certificate and a guarantee letter from their shipping agency. The test must be performed by a recognised laboratory within 48 hours before the departure time of the final direct flight to Hong Kong. Crew members of vessels or goods vessels who have stayed in any countries outside China or Taiwan in the last 14 days prior to arriving in Hong Kong will be subject to a mandatory Covid-19 test on arrival at the Department of Health’s Temporary Specimen Collection Centre (TSCC) and are required to stay there until a result is received.

Quarantine and testing on arrival

  • Passengers will be subject to temperature checks on arrival. If passengers present Covid-19 symptoms, they will be referred to the Hong Kong Department of Health for further investigation.

Passengers travelling from China or Macau

  • Passengers must self-monitor for 3 days and take a PCR test on days 2 after arrival. Passengers who have stayed in any At-Risk Place under the Return2hk/Come2hk Scheme on the day of arrival or 7 days prior to travel must also take a nucleic acid test on day 1.
  • This does not apply to the following passengers:
    • Passengers whose work is necessary for the supply of good or services into Hong Kong;
    • Government workers and public officials;
    • Health workers;
    • Passengers travelling for educational purposes;
    • Crew members;
    • Construction personnel;
    • Experts engaged in combating coronavirus and control of animal and zoonotic diseases;
    • Personnel of companies providing PPE and quarantine wristbands to Hong Kong;
    • Livestock importers residing in China;
    • Hong Kong residents living in the Mainland side of Sha Tau Kok;
    • Personnel of Hong Kong enterprises with manufacturing operations in China;
    • Passengers employed and so authorised by The University of Hong Kong – Shenzhen Hospital; or
    • Passengers who are required to visit China, Macao, or Taiwan in the course of their work.

Passengers travelling from outside of China or Macau

  • Passengers must undergo three days of medical surveillance during which they are free to go out but are obliged to comply with Amber Code restrictions under the Vaccine Pass, followed by a four-day self-monitoring period.
  • They must undergo the following tests:
    • Day 0: nucleic acid test at the airport;
    • Day 2, Day 4 and Day 6: after obtaining a negative Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) result on respective days, inbound persons should undergo a nucleic acid test at a community testing centre or a mobile specimen collection station, or arrange a self-paid test by professional swab sampling at a local medical testing institution recognised by the Government; and
    • During medical surveillance and self-monitoring periods, passengers are subject to daily Rapid Antigen Tests (RAT) until Day 7 of arrival.
  • This does not apply to the following passengers:
    • Passengers whose work is necessary for the supply of good or services into Hong Kong;
    • Government workers and public officials;
    • Health workers;
    • Passengers travelling for educational purposes;
    • Crew members;
    • Construction personnel;
    • Experts engaged in combating coronavirus and control of animal and zoonotic diseases;
    • Personnel of companies providing PPE and quarantine wristbands to Hong Kong;
    • Livestock importers residing in China;
    • Hong Kong residents living in the Mainland side of Sha Tau Kok;
    • Personnel of Hong Kong enterprises with manufacturing operations in China;
    • Passengers employed and so authorised by The University of Hong Kong – Shenzhen Hospital; or
    • Passengers who are required to visit China, Macao, or Taiwan in the course of their work.

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