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 14 Days
Last reviewed on 31 Dec 2020, 03:40AM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
NEW CASES
463
-33.66% (last 7 days)
ACTIVE CASES
953
-25.13% (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 British passport with nationality "British National (Overseas)" with the right of abode in Hong Kong SAR, China; Travellers with a Hong Kong SAR, China "Document of Identity for Visa Purposes"; Travellers with a residence or study visa issued by Hong Kong SAR, China; Travellers with a diplomatic, an official or a service passport traveling on duty

Travellers who have been outside the Mainland of China, Chinese Taipei and Macao (SAR China) in the past 14 days must have a confirmation of hotel reservation for 14 nights or more.

Flights under HK-Singapore Air Travel Bubble is currently on hold until further notice.

Effective 22 December 2020, passengers arriving from outside the Mainland of China, Chinese Taipei and Macao SAR, China must have a hotel reservation confirmation in Chinese or English for a minimum of 14 nights. The hotel must be listed on https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/pdf/designated-hotel-list_en.pdf

What to expect in Hong Kong?

📝 Before your trip

You must obtain advance arrival permission to board your plane.
You are required to complete a pre-arrival form.
For more information: https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/eng/quarantine_procedures_airport.html
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.

😷 Quarantine details

General arrivals will be required to quarantine for up to 14days; 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

🛂 Travel restrictions

There are routes that have Green Lanes with fewer restrictions, see below.
There are no routes that have greater restrictions at this time.

✅ 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
Taiwan
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.
; For more information: https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/eng/inbound-travel-faq.html#FAQ1
Singapore
The launch of an air travel bubble between Singapore and Hong Kong has been deferred for two weeks after a spike in COVID-19 cases in Hong Kong, which is supposed to start on 22 November 2020

The air travel bubble between Singapore and Hong Kong will start on Nov 22, where travellers have to take the dedicated flights, but will have no restrictions on their travel purpose and do not have to follow a controlled itinerary. Travellers will also not be subject to quarantine or stay-home notice, but must test negative on COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests within 72 hours before their scheduled departure time.
Macao, SAR China
Open with restrictions: From 23 November, travellers arriving from Macau 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
United Kingdom
This route is currently closed; For more information: coronavirus.gov.hk/eng/high-risk-places.html
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