The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Sint Maarten to Hong Kong SAR China.View restrictions for unvaccinated travelers
Governments are changing their policies rapidly in response to the Omicron variant. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.
Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
Fully vaccinated travelers from selected countries are allowed to enter Hong Kong. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.
Transit through Hong Kong International Airport is allowed
Travelers can transit through Hong Kong international airport.
Travelers starting their trip in the Chinese Mainland are able to transit Hong Kong International Airport, however, transit to destinations in Mainland China remains unavailable at HKIA.
Travelers in transit are required to:
- Have a negative COVID-19 PCR nucleic acid test result taken a maximum of 48 hours before the scheduled departure time of the last flight to Hong Kong.
- Separate documentary proof to show that the laboratory or healthcare institution is ISO15189 accredited by the relevant authority or Government recognized.
Before You Leave
Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results
Travelers arriving from selected countries must have a negative COVID-19 PCR nucleic acid test result in English or Chinese. The sample must be taken a maximum of 48 hours before the scheduled departure time of the last flight to Hong Kong.
Documentary proof in English or Chinese is required to show that the laboratory or healthcare institution is ISO 15189 accredited or is recognized or approved by the relevant authority of the government of the place in which the laboratory or healthcare institution is located.
For more details, please see the source.
- A Pcr Test Up To 48 hours Before Final Boarding
- A Nucleic Acid Test Up To 48 hours Before Final Boarding
Mandatory health declaration form
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.
Mandatory proof of vaccination
Fully vaccinated travelers must have a valid proof of having received the last dose of the vaccine at least 14 days before travel. The vaccine must be accepted by the authorities of Hong Kong. For a list of types of vaccines accepted, please check the source.
Travelers aged 12 to 17 who have received 1 dose of the Comirnaty vaccine at least 14 days before travel, are considered fully vaccinated.
Travelers who are residents of Hong Kong who have received 1 dose of a recognized COVID-19 vaccine and hold a recognized vaccination record are considered fully vaccinated if they were certified by a medical practitioner that they were unfit to receive the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine because of health reasons.
Some travelers must have their proof of vaccination issued in specific countries.
Travelers who have access to the EU Digital COVID Certificate may use it as proof.
Please check the source for more details.
Mandatory accommodation reservation for vaccinated travelers
Fully vaccinated travelers arriving from selected countries must have confirmation in English or Chinese of room reservation in a quarantine-hotel in Hong Kong for not less than 14 days. For a list of exemptions check the source.
Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival
Travelers arriving via the Hong Kong International Airport are required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival. If their test results are negative, they will be allowed to go to the hotel for which they made the reservation to continue the compulsory quarantine until completion. If their results are positive, the travelers will be transferred to the hospital for quarantine and treatment.
Mandatory 14-day quarantine and testing for vaccinated travelers
Fully vaccinated travelers must quarantine for 14 days in a hotel quarantine and take 4 tests during quarantine. A further 7 days of self-monitoring and testing are also mandatory. Travelers must take tests on days 16 and 19 after arrival in Hong Kong.
Health screening on arrival
Temperature screening is required for all travelers on arrival. Travelers with a high temperature will undergo further checks.
While You're There
Masks are mandatory in public
Travelers must wear masks in all public places, including on public transportation and in airports.
COVID-19 Risk Information
Use of mask
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