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Hong Kong

Travel to Hong Kong during Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel/recovery certificate:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

YES

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

YES

Test during stay:

YES

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

NO

Test on return:

NO

Quarantine on return:

NO

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel/recovery certificate:

TBC

Form pre-travel:

TBC

Test on arrival:

TBC

Screening on arrival:

TBC

Quarantine on arrival:

TBC

Test during stay:

TBC

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

NO

Test on return:

NO

Quarantine on return:

NO

Vaccinated Requirements
Entry Requirements for Vaccinated Visitors
Proof of vaccination:

You will be required to show your COVID-19 vaccinations to enter into the country as fully vaccinated.  You will be able to do this using the NHS COVID app.

Test pre-travel/recovery certificate: PCR Test
PCR Test locations: https://covidtraveladvice.kuoni.co.uk/pcr-test-locations
Test time:
All tourists must present a negative PCR test for COVID-19 on arrival. The test and negative PCR certificate must be issued no more than 48 hours prior to departure.
On arrival:

All travellers who end their journey at Hong Kong International airport will have to undergo a PCR test and rapid Antigen test for Coronavirus.  You will be required to remain at the airport which the results of the antigen test are confirmed.

if you test positive the authorities will arrange for admission to a public hospital or isolation facility for a minimum of 7 days.

If you test negative you will need to undergo a 7 day quarantine period in a designated hotel.  You are unable to leave your hotel room for the period of the stay.

if you are travelling with children under 12 who are not fully vaccinated then they are able to enter as long as everyone aged 12 and under are vaccinated.  All travellers must follow the above rules.

If you are transiting through Hong Kong to another destination then you will no longer be required to provide evidence of a pre departure test before boarding your flight to Hong Kong, however you should check your final destination's testing requirements and follow these also.

All arrivals are temperature checked, even if transiting and if you are found to be showing symptoms you will be unable to continue your journey and will need to proceed to an isolation facility in Hong Kong.

Form pre-travel:

A Traveller Health Declaration form will need to be completed before travel.  Please check on the link below to see when you are able to complete the form needed for your destination.  You may need to either complete this form electronically, or print out and take with you to show at the airport of departure and arrival. It is important that you check the form as early as you can for time frames as this may need to be completed up to 7 days before travel, or as little as 24 hours before travel.

Traveller Health Declaration: https://hdf.chp.gov.hk/dhehd/?lang=en-us
RETURN REQUIREMENTS FOR VACCINATED VISITORS
At present, this destination has no specific return requirements related to Covid-19 (Coronavirus). Please check the latest Foreign Office Advice (see link below) for other visa or return requirements.
FURTHER INFORMATION
Foreign Office Advice: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/hong-kong
Local regulations:

From 24 February, proof of vaccination against COVID-19 will be required to enter a range of venues, including restaurants, gyms, swimming pools and hotels. Those who are under 12, or deemed medically unfit for vaccination, will be exempt from these requirements. 

Unless you are from the same household, public gatherings are limited to 2 people.

Restaurants, bars and shops may operate to a reduced capacity and opening hours.

Face masks are compulsory in public spaces including on public transport and social distancing should be maintained at all times.

Unvaccinated Requirements
Entry Requirements for Unvaccinated Visitors
Proof of vaccination: Details to be confirmed
Test pre-travel/recovery certificate: Whether a test is required, and the type of test, has yet to be confirmed by the destination
Test time: Acceptable timescales for proof of testing negative for Covid-19 prior to arrival have yet to be confirmed by the destination.
On arrival:

You are currently unable to enter Hong Kong if you are not fully vaccinated.

Form pre-travel: This destination has not yet confirmed if a Traveller Health Declaration is required and within what timescale.
Traveller Health Declaration: https://hdf.chp.gov.hk/dhehd/?lang=en-us
RETURN REQUIREMENTS FOR UNVACCINATED VISITORS
At present, this destination has no specific return requirements related to Covid-19 (Coronavirus). Please check the latest Foreign Office Advice (see link below) for other visa or return requirements.
FURTHER INFORMATION
Foreign Office Advice: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/hong-kong
Local regulations:

From 24 February, proof of vaccination against COVID-19 will be required to enter a range of venues, including restaurants, gyms, swimming pools and hotels. Those who are under 12, or deemed medically unfit for vaccination, will be exempt from these requirements. 

Unless you are from the same household, public gatherings are limited to 2 people.

Restaurants, bars and shops may operate to a reduced capacity and opening hours.

Face masks are compulsory in public spaces including on public transport and social distancing should be maintained at all times.

Remember to check countries you’re due to transit through as well as your destination.

The Information contained on this page is accurate to the best of our knowledge. It is provided as guidance only and is subject to review and change. Please check with official sources before booking and again regularly prior to travel, as information and requirements can change frequently and with little notice. Please visit the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office website at gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice or visit gov.uk/travelaware for country-specific information.

Last updated: 20.06.2022 at 12:27