The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from the United States 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.
Entry restricted for international travelers
Travelers who have spent more than 2 hours in selected countries prior to traveling to Hong Kong are not allowed to enter Hong Kong. Flights from these countries are suspended until at least February 4th, 2022.
Transit is restricted
Travelers who stayed in selected countries in the past 21 days prior to arrival are not allowed to transit through Hong Kong.
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
Travelers arriving from selected countries must have confirmation in English or Chinese of room reservation in a designated quarantine hotel (DQH) in Hong Kong for no less than 21 days.
Travelers arriving from Angola, Botswana, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Kazakhstan, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States, Zambia and Zimbabwe are required to quarantine at Penny's Bay Quarantine Centre for the first 7 days. Travelers must have confirmation of room reservation in a designated quarantine hotel for no less than 17 days starting from the 5th day after their arrival in Hong Kong.
For a list of exemptions, please 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 21-day quarantine and testing
Travelers who have been in selected countries in the past 21 days before travel must quarantine for 21 days. Travelers must take daily testings in the first 7 days after arrival at Hong Kong, and undergo testing on alternate days thereafter. An additional test on day 26 after arrival is also mandatory.
Travelers arriving from Angola, Botswana, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Kazakhstan, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States, Zambia and Zimbabwe are required to first quarantine at Penny's Bay Quarantine Centre for 4 days. During this period, travelers will need to get daily tests and their health will be monitored by healthcare professionals. After 4 days, they will then be allowed to finish the remaining 17 days of compulsory quarantine at the designated quarantine hotel (DQH) which was previously booked.
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
View the Return Trip
Coming SoonYour Travel Planning Assistant
Receive more specific travel restriction information for each leg of your trip. Access your trip details all in one place.
Join over 20,000 travelers on the waitlist to use this free service.