COVID-19
TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS DATABASE
Travel restrictions updates for Hong Kong

29.07.2020 19:24: updated entry restrictions for passengers who arrive from or during last 14 days have been in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, South Africa, United States.
Passengers who have been in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, South Africa or USA in the past 14 days must have:
- a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) nucleic acid test result issued at most 72 hours before departure. The certificate must be in Chinese or English, and have the name and identity card or passport number of the passenger; and
- the original report for the nucleic acid test. The report must have the name and identity card or passport number of the passenger; and
- a letter in Chinese or English issued by the relevant authority certifying that the test laboratory is recognized and approved by the government; and- a confirmed booking in Chinese or English of an accommodation in Hong Kong for 14 days or more.


29.07.2020 01:20: imposed entry restrictions for passengers who arrive from or during last 14 days have been in Kazakhstan, United States.
Passengers who have been in Kazakhstan or USA in the past 14 days must have:
- a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) nucleic acid test result issued at most 72 hours before departure. The certificate must be in Chinese or English, and have the name and identity card or passport number of the passenger; and
- the original report for the nucleic acid test. The report must have the name and identity card or passport number of the passenger; and
- a letter in Chinese or English issued by the relevant authority certifying that the test laboratory is recognized and approved by the government; and
- a confirmed booking in Chinese or English of an accommodation in Hong Kong for 14 days or more.


25.07.2020 07:00: imposed entry restrictions for passengers who arrive from or during last 14 days have been in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, South Africa.
Passengers who have been in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines or South Africa in the past 14 days must have:
- a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) nucleic acid test result issued at most 72 hours before departure. The certificate must be in Chinese or English, and have the name and identity card or passport number of the passenger; and
- the original report for the nucleic acid test. The report must have the name and identity card or passport number of the passenger; and
- a letter in Chinese or English issued by the relevant authority certifying that the test laboratory is recognized and approved by the government; and
- a confirmed booking in Chinese or English of an accommodation in Hong Kong for 14 days or more.


21.07.2020 03:38: updated quarantine policy.
Passengers are subject to medical screening upon arrival and quarantine for 14 days.


21.07.2020 03:38: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers are not allowed to enter Hong Kong (SAR China).
- This does not apply to passengers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) passport.
- This does not apply to passengers with a residence or study visa issued by Hong Kong (SAR China).
- This does not apply to passengers with a Certificate of Entitlement issued by Hong Kong (SAR China).
- This does not apply to passengers who are arriving from China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei or Macao (SAR China) and have not been outside China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei and Macao (SAR China) in the past 14 days.
- This does not apply to spouses and minor children of Hong Kong (SAR China) residents.


07.07.2020 22:52: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers are not allowed to enter Hong Kong (SAR China).
- This does not apply to passengers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) passport.
- This does not apply to passengers who are arriving from China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei or Macao (SAR China) and have not been outside China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei and Macao (SAR China) in the past 14 days.
- This does not apply to the following passengers:
-- Crew members of aircraft who need to commute to and from foreign places for performance of necessary duties or crew members of goods vessels;
-- Government officials carrying out government duties including personnel of consular posts;
-- Spouses and minor children of Hong Kong (SAR China) residents.


06.04.2020 17:42: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers are not allowed to enter Hong Kong (SAR China).
This does not apply to passengers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) passport.
This does not apply to passengers who have only been in China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei or Macao (SAR China) in the past 14 days.
This does not apply to the following passengers:
- Passengers travelling from Mainland China or Chinese Taipei or Macao and have not been to any other country/region in the past 14 days;
- Crew members of aircraft who need to commute to and from foreign places for performance of necessary duties or crew members of goods vessels;
- Government officials carrying out government duties including personnel of consular posts;
- Spouses and minor children of Hong Kong residents;
- Personnel engaged in anti-epidemic work endorsed by the HKSAR Government.


24.03.2020 17:06: updated quarantine policy.
All passengers who are eligible to enter Hong Kong will be required to undergo 14 days compulsory quarantine.


24.03.2020 17:06: extended entry restrictions.
Passengers are not allowed to transit or enter Hong Kong (SAR China).
This does not apply to passengers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) passport.
This does not apply to passengers who have only been in China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei or Macao (SAR China) in the past 14 days.
This does not apply to the following passengers:
- Passengers travelling from Mainland China or Taiwan or Macao and have not been to any other country/region in the past 14 days;
- Crew members of aircraft who need to commute to and from foreign places for performance of necessary duties or crew members of goods vessels;
- Government officials carrying out government duties including personnel of consular posts;
- Spouses and minor children of Hong Kong residents;
- Personnel engaged in anti-epidemic work endorsed by the HKSAR Government.


20.03.2020 22:46: updated entry restrictions for passengers who arrive from or during last 14 days have been in Korea (Rep.).

20.03.2020 22:46: updated entry restrictions for passengers who arrive from or during last 14 days have been in China, Iran, Italy (Emilia-Romagna, Lombardy and Veneto regions (covering Bologna, Milan, Venice and Verona)).
Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.), Iran or the Emilia-Romagna, Lombardy and Veneto regions (covering Bologna, Milan, Venice and Verona) in Italy in the past 14 days, are not allowed to enter if their permitted stay in Hong Kong (SAR China) is less than 14 days.


20.03.2020 22:46: imposed forced isolation.
All passengers who have been outside Hong Kong (SAR China) in the past 14 days are subject to a compulsory quarantine for 14 days.
This does not apply to airline crew.
This does not apply when passengers have only been in Chinese Taipei or Macao (SAR China) in the past 14 days.


17.03.2020 04:26: imposed home/self isolation for passengers who arrive from or during last 14 days have been in Schengen Area.
Passengers arriving from or having been in Korea (Rep.) or a Schengen Member State in the past 14 days, are subject to compulsory home quarantine for 14 days.
This does not apply to airline crew.


17.03.2020 04:26: updated entry restrictions and quarantine policy for passengers who arrive from or during last 14 days have been in Korea (Rep.).
Passengers who have been in Korea (Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Hong Kong (SAR China).
This does not apply to passengers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) passport.
Passengers arriving from or having been in Korea (Rep.) or a Schengen Member State in the past 14 days, are subject to compulsory home quarantine for 14 days.
This does not apply to airline crew.


16.03.2020 01:20: updated entry restrictions and quarantine policy for passengers who arrive from or during last 14 days have been in Korea (Rep.).
Passengers who have been in Korea (Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Hong Kong (SAR China).
This does not apply to passengers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) passport.
Passengers arriving from or having been in China (People's Rep.), Iran, Korea (Rep.) or the Emilia-Romagna, Lombardy and Veneto regions (covering Bologna, Milan, Venice and Verona) in Italy in the past 14 days, are subject to compulsory quarantine for 14 days.
This does not apply to airline crew.


16.03.2020 01:20: extended quarantine policy for passengers who arrive from or during last 14 days have been in China, Iran, Italy (Emilia-Romagna, Lombardy and Veneto regions (covering Bologna, Milan, Venice and Verona)).
Passengers arriving from or having been in China (People's Rep.), Iran, Korea (Rep.) or the Emilia-Romagna, Lombardy and Veneto regions (covering Bologna, Milan, Venice and Verona) in Italy in the past 14 days, are subject to compulsory quarantine for 14 days.
This does not apply to airline crew.


[before 12th March 2020]: imposed ban entry for passengers who arrive from or during last 14 days have been in Korea (Rep.).
This does not apply to passengers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) passport.


[before 12th March 2020]: imposed entry restrictions for passengers who arrive from or during last 14 days have been in China, Iran, Italy (Emilia-Romagna, Lombardy and Veneto regions (covering Bologna, Milan, Venice and Verona)).
Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.), Iran or the Emilia-Romagna, Lombardy and Veneto regions (covering Bologna, Milan, Venice and Verona) in Italy in the past 14 days, are not allowed to enter if their permitted stay in Hong Kong (SAR China) is less than 14 days. This does not apply to passengers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) passport.


[before 12th March 2020]: imposed ban entry for passengers who arrive from or during last 14 days have been in China (Hubei Province).
Passengers who reside or have been in the Hubei Province (China People's Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Hong Kong (SAR China). This does not apply to passengers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) passport.


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