Hong Kong Travel Restrictions

88.30% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 88.10% last week
Most visitors from the United States, regardless of vaccination status, will not be allowed to enter Hong Kong.

Hong Kong entry details and exceptions

Most international travelers are not allowed to enter Hong Kong. Travelers holding a visa with a validity of fewer than 14 days will be denied entry. These entry restrictions do not apply to Fully vaccinated Hong Kong residents, unvaccinated travelers under the age of 12 traveling with fully vaccinated Hong Kong residents, partially vaccinated travelers aged 12 to 17 who have received at least one dose of the Pfizer or Comirnaty vaccine a minimum of 14 days before arrival, and Chinese citizens.

All travelers who have been only been in China, Macau, or Taiwan for the past 14 days before travel are allowed to enter Hong Kong.

Temperature screening is required for all travelers on arrival. Travelers with a high temperature will undergo further checks.

Outgoing travel to Hong KongTraveling from the United States to Hong Kong

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 48 hours before departing to Hong Kong.

Details and exceptions
The COVID-19 test must be presented in English or Chinese Language.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from the United States will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Hong Kong.

Details and exceptions
Fully vaccinated travelers arriving from Mainland China, Macao, or Taiwan are required to quarantine in designated places for 7 days.
Non-residents who stayed outside Mainland China may shorten their quarantine period to 7 days in a designated quarantine facility provided that they are fully vaccinated, they will self monitor for subsequent 7 days and undergo compulsory PCR-based nucleic acid testing by professional swab sampling on the 12th day of arrival in Hong Kong.
Quarantine measures in Hongkong can be found here.
All travelers are required to submit a health declaration form to border control. The submission can be done online or with a paper form. After submitting the online form, the system will generate a QR code. Travelers should save the result and show it to the border control point staff when entering Hong Kong. The QR code is valid for 48 hours.
Travelers with a travel history in mainland China, or Macao over the past 14 days, must complete Health Monitoring Checklist and closely monitor their health condition for 14 days upon arrival in Hong Kong.
Unvaccinated travelers arriving must have confirmation in English or Chinese of room reservation in a designated quarantine hotel (DQH) in Hong Kong.

Return travelReturning to the United States from Hong Kong

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Hong Kong must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departure to the United States.

Details and exceptions
Effective:December 6th, 2021: A COVID-19 negative test result taken within 1 day before departure must be presented to the airline before boarding your flight. This applies to ALL incoming air travelers, regardless of vaccination status or nationality.
Children under the age of 2 are exempt from test requirements as well as travelers who have both valid proof or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 in the past 90 days and a letter from a valid healthcare authority who has stated that they are cleared for travel. Refer to the CDC Website for more details.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Hong Kong are not required to quarantine upon entering the United States.

Details and exceptions
Foreign nationals (non-U.S. citizens and non-U.S. immigrants) who are not fully vaccinated and are permitted to travel to the US by air by meeting certain vaccine exemptions are required to self quarantine for 7 days, unless they have a valid COVID-19 recovery document.
Travelers should also follow state and local requirements and recommendations after travel.


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