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Entry requirements

Pre-departure requirements

You will need a negative result proof of a polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based nucleic acid test for COVID-19 conducted within 48 hours before the scheduled time of departure of your flight.

You must also carry documentation to show that the laboratory or healthcare institution that carried out your test is ISO 15189 accredited OR is recognised or approved by the relevant authority of the government of the place in which the laboratory or healthcare institution is located.

For full testing details, please check the Hong Kong Government website before travelling.

You will be required to present confirmation of a room reservation in a designated quarantine hotel for 7 nights.

 

Proof of vaccination

You must present a vaccination record issued by Hong Kong, or authority/recognised institution on the approved list.

The vaccination record must bear the name of the vaccinated traveller matching that in his/her valid travel document to show in Chinese or English that the relevant traveller has received dose(s) of COVID-19 vaccine, the date on which the last dose was administered, and the name of the vaccine administered.

If your vaccination record does not meet the above criteria, you must provide written confirmation in English or Chinese issued by the healthcare institution or a relevant authority of the government of the place where the vaccine was administered, bearing the name of the relevant vaccinated traveller matching that in his/her valid travel document and setting out all of the above information if the vaccination record is not in English or Chinese or does not contain all of the above information. The said written confirmation should be presented together with the vaccination record.

Travellers aged 12 to 17 years old, who have received a single dose of the BioNTech Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, at least 14 days before departure will be accepted for travel. They must follow the same requirements as fully vaccinated travellers. 

 

COVID-19 testing on arrival

Those arriving at Hong Kong International Airport will be required to proceed to the Temporary Specimen Collection Centre (TSCC) set up in the restricted area of the Airport for COVID-19 testing immediately upon arrival. They will need to stay at the TSCC to wait for test results.

More information can be found here.

 

Entry documents

Upon arrival into Hong Kong you’ll be required to show the following documents.

  • a recognised vaccination record.
  • a completed and submitted health declaration which can be completed online here. After submitting, the system will generate a QR code. Please save the result and show it to the border control point staff upon entering Hong Kong.
  • confirmation of a room reservation in a designated quarantine hotel for 7 nights

 

Quarantine

Upon arrival in Hong Kong, you will need to undergo a compulsory period of quarantine for 7 nights in a designated quarantine hotel. During your quarantine period, you will need to take four Covid-19 tests, and self-monitor during the subsequent seven days. 

 

Exit requirements

For more information, please visit the Hong Kong SAR Government website

 

Passport

Your passport should be valid for at least one month after the date of your departure from Hong Kong.

 

Visa

For up-to-date advice on entry requirements and restrictions, please visit the Hong Kong SAR government’s website.

Only fully vaccinated travellers holding a recognised vaccination record will be permitted entry into Hong Kong.

From 29th October, travellers aged 12 to 17 years old, who have received a single dose of the BioNTech Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, at least 14 days before departure will be accepted for travel. They must follow the same requirements as fully vaccinated travellers. 

Routes where face masks onboard must be worn:

For all services operating to or from the United States, where the federal mask mandate on aircraft has been extended until 18 April, customers aged 2 and above must still maintain masks at all times, unless exempt.

For the following routes to or from the UK, masks are still required for customers aged 12 and above until further notice: Delhi, Islamabad, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, Lahore, Lagos, Mumbai, Shanghai, Tel Aviv.

Across our network, we continue to adhere to all regulatory requirements both in the UK and in destination countries.

Airport guides

 

Hong Kong

Hong Kong International Airport (HKG)

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