En De
Total doses
given
17.6M
People fully
vaccinated
6.4M
% Fully
vaccinated
85.29%
Masks
Mask is required in all public indoor, public transport and certain outdoor areas
COVID-19 test
Negative PCR test tested within 48 hours prior to departure is required
Quarantine
14 nights required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Passengers must complete a Health and Quarantine Information Declaration prior to travel
Vaccination
Required for non-resident passengers
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated):
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated):
Test on arrival (vaccinated):
Test on arrival (unvaccinated):

Crossing Rules:

30.05.2022

For risk area classifications please see the end of the page.

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 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;
    • Children aged younger than 12 years who are travelling with the aforementioned adult passengers who are residents of Hong Kong, and who have been fully vaccinated, provided the child is holding a nucleic acid test obtained within 48 hours prior to boarding; or
    • Seaman, provided they hold a nucleic acid test obtained less than 48 hours prior to boarding, a certification letter from the shipping company confirming the crew member has a negative nucleic acid test taken 48 hours prior to boarding, and a MarDep approval letter. Crew members must also take a nucleic acid test upon arrival at the DH's Temporary Specimens Collection Centre. Transfer from the airport to the vessel should be arranged by the shipping company.

Transit restrictions

  • Passengers in transit must enter and depart Hong Kong on a single ticket. Passengers must also have their baggage checked through to the final destination and hold airline onward boarding passes (web check-in or mobile boarding passes are not accepted).
  • Passengers are not permitted to transit through Hong Kong for more than 24 hours.

  • Passengers are not permitted to transit through Hong Kong to mainland China.
    • This does not apply to diplomats, provided they are holding a pre-approval issued by Hong Kong authorities.
  • Passengers may find further information for travelling to Hong Kong online.

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;
    • 3.The vaccination certificate must be issued by any Places of Issuance of Recognised Vaccination Records;
    • 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.

Test requirements

  • Passengers must hold a negative PCR-based nucleic acid test result for Covid-19 conducted within 48 hours before departure of the last direct flight to Hong Kong. The negative Covid-19 PCR test result must include the following:
    • The negative result of a PCR-based nucleic acid (Molecular, PCR, RT-PCR, qRT-PCR, RT-qPCR, NAAT, TrueNAT, CBNAAT, LAMP) test for Covid-19, and it must also include the name of the passenger that is stated on their travel documents;
    • It must state that the test sample was taken within 48 hours before the scheduled time of departure, and the test conducted on the sample is a polymerase chain reaction-based nucleic acid test for Covid-19; or
    • Documentary proof in English or Chinese to show that the laboratory or healthcare institution is ISO 15189 accredited or is recognised or approved by the relevant authority of the government. A separate documentary proof even if the test report is from the laboratory or healthcare institution contains an ISO accreditation reference or indication of the government's recognition. If the test result is not in English or Chinese, or does not contain all of the above information, passengers must also present a written confirmation in English or Chinese issued by the laboratory or healthcare institution bearing the name of the passenger matching that in their travel document and setting out all of the above information.
  • Passengers travelling from or who have only stayed in China or Macau in the past 14 days must hold a negative PCR nucleic acid test result obtained within 3 days prior to departure or proof of a test appointment scheduled on the day of arrival at a mutually recognised testing institution in Hong Kong.

Quarantine requirements

Passengers travelling from China or Macau

  • All passengers must undergo a PCR test on day 5 and 12 on arrival in Hong Kong.
  • Unvaccinated passengers: Passengers must quarantine for 14 nights on arrival in Hong Kong.
  • Vaccinated passengers: Passengers must quarantine for 7 nights on arrival in Hong Kong, and self-monitor for 7 days.
  • Other exempted 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 Taiwan

  • All passengers must undergo daily rapid antigen tests (RATs) during the quarantine, as well as PCR-based nucleic acid tests on the 5th and 12th days.
  • Unvaccinated passengers: Passengers must quarantine for 14 nights on arrival in Hong Kong. They must also hold confirmation in English or Chinese of designated hotel accommodation in Hong Kong for not less than 14 nights from the day of arrival in Hong Kong. Passengers are allowed to leave the quarantine provided that a negative test result is received from the PCR-based nucleic acid test conducted on the 12th day and the RAT conducted on the 14th day.
  • Vaccinated passengers: Passengers must quarantine for 14 nights on arrival in Hong Kong, with the option of quarantine for 7 days and self-monitoring for 7 days provided that a negative test result is received from the PCR-based nucleic acid test on the 5th day. They must also hold confirmation in English or Chinese of designated hotel accommodation in Hong Kong for either 7 or 14 nights from the day of arrival in Hong Kong. This also applies to the following passengers:
    • Passengers holding relevant proof issued by a medical practitioner stating that they are unfit for vaccination due to health reasons;
    • Passengers who have received one dose of recognised Covid-19 vaccine and hold a recognised vaccination record, but certified by a medical practitioner that they were unfit to receive the second dose of Covid-19 vaccine due to health reasons after receiving the first dose of vaccine; or

    • Unvaccinated passengers aged 11 years and younger accompanying fully vaccinated passengers.
  • Other exempted 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 countries other than China, Macau or Taiwan

  • All passengers must undergo daily rapid antigen tests (RATs) during the quarantine, as well as PCR-based nucleic acid tests on the 5th and 12th days.
  • Unvaccinated passengers: Passengers must quarantine for 14 nights on arrival in Hong Kong. They must also hold confirmation in English or Chinese of designated hotel accommodation in Hong Kong for 14 nights from the day of arrival in Hong Kong.
  • Vaccinated passengers: Passengers must quarantine for 14 nights on arrival in Hong Kong, with the option of quarantine for 7 days and self-monitoring for 7 days provided that a negative test result is received from the PCR-based nucleic acid test on the 5th day and the RATs on day 6 and 7. They must also hold confirmation in English or Chinese of designated hotel accommodation in Hong Kong for either 7 or 14 nights from the day of arrival in Hong Kong. This also applies to unvaccinated passengers aged 11 years and younger accompanying fully vaccinated passengers.
  • Other exempted 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.