Travel Restrictions Entering Hong Kong SAR China from the United States for Vaccinated Travelers

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Summary

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Allowed

Transit through Hong Kong International Airport is allowed with restrictions

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14 days Mandatory Quarantine

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Mandatory COVID-19 Test

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Mandatory Masks

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Mandatory Health Assessment

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2x Mandatory Documents

Last Major Change

Cases Per Million

231.25
Decreased by 71.46
at 6/28/2022

Vaccinated

89.24%
Increased by 0.10%
at 6/26/2022
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Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

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The information on this page is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from the United States to Hong Kong SAR China.

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Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Description

Fully vaccinated travelers are allowed to enter Hong Kong SAR.

Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Allowed

Transit through Hong Kong International Airport is allowed with restrictions

Description

Travelers can transit through Hong Kong International Airport.

Travelers starting their trip in mainland China 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: -Travelers can use HKIA for transit/transfer on flights operated by different airlines under the same air ticket or same booking, provided that the travelers have checked through at the origin port with onward boarding passes and baggage tagged through to their onward destination.

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Visas

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results

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Tourism Medical Business
Description

Travelers arriving from selected countries must have a negative COVID-19 PCR nucleic acid test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 48 hours before the scheduled departure time of the last flight to Hong Kong SAR.

Travelers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 14 to 90 days before boarding for Hong Kong are required to have a negative COVID-19 rapid antigen test (RAT) test a maximum of 24 hours before the scheduled time of departure to Hong Kong.

For more details, please see the source.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 3.
Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 48 hours Before Final Boarding
  • A Nucleic Acid Test Up To 48 hours Before Final Boarding
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Mandatory

Mandatory health declaration form

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All travelers are required to submit a health declaration form to border control. The submission can be done online or with a paper form.

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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 SAR. The QR code is valid for 48 hours.

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Mandatory

Mandatory accommodation reservation for vaccinated travelers

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Fully vaccinated travelers arriving from selected countries must have confirmation in English or Chinese of room reservation in a designated quarantine hotel (DQH) in Hong Kong SAR for a minimum of 7 or 14 nights.

For a list of exemptions, please check the source.

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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination for Hong Kong SAR

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Fully vaccinated travelers must have 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 SAR and be issued in English or Chinese. For a list of types of vaccines accepted, please check the source.

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Travelers aged 12-17 years who have received 1 dose of the Comirnaty vaccine at least 14 days before travel is considered to be fully vaccinated.

Travelers who are residents of Hong Kong SAR 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.

Travelers who have recovered from COVID-19 and have received one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days before arrival in Hong Kong SAR are considered fully vaccinated.

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.

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For Transit

Not Required

No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for transit

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Transit
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Travelers are not required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test result to make a transit connection in Hong Kong SAR.

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On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival

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Travelers arriving via the Hong Kong International Airport are required to take a COVID-19 PCR test and a rapid antigen test (RAT) on arrival. If both test results are negative, travelers 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.

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Mandatory

Mandatory quarantine and testing

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The basic quarantine requirement for travelers arriving from selected countries is to quarantine for 14 days at a Designated Quarantine Hotel (DQH) and are required to undergo daily rapid antigen tests (RATs) during compulsory quarantine. Fully vaccinated travelers have the option of ending quarantine after 7 days.

Fully vaccinated travelers opting for early discharge from quarantine with a 7-night accommodation booking at a Designated Quarantine Hotel (DQH) can end quarantine with negative test results from a COVID-19 PCR test on day 5 and rapid antigen tests on days 6 and 7. These travelers are required to continue with 7 days of self-monitoring and take COVID-19 PCR tests on days 9 and12 after arrival in Hong Kong SAR. This also applies to unvaccinated children under the age of 12 accompanied by fully vaccinated parents. 

Travelers completing the full quarantine duration with a 14-night accommodation booking at a Designated Quarantine Hotel (DQH) must take daily COVID-19 rapid antigen tests, and 2 COVID-19 PCR tests on days 5 and 12. These travelers can exit quarantine with negative test results from a COVID-19 PCR test on day 12 and a rapid antigen (RAT) test on day 14.

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Please check the source for the updated list of approved hotels. Travelers are required to present the confirmation for room reservation in a Designated Quarantine Hotel (DQH) before boarding.

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Mandatory

Health screening on arrival

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

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While There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Travelers must wear masks in all public places, including on public transportation and in airports.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Hong Kong SAR China.
Daily New Cases Per Million more information indicator
231.25
Decreased by 71.46
at
Positive Test Rate more information indicator
0.38%
Decreased by 0.38%
at
Percent Vaccinated more information indicator
89.24%
Increased by 0.10%
at
People Vaccinated more information indicator
6,740,395
Increased by 7,878
at

Data is sourced from Our World In Data , and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines .

Local Guidelines

A nationwide limit on social gatherings of up to a maximum of 4 people is in place. The LeaveHomeSafe contact tracing application is required to access medical and leisure facilities. Preventative health measures such as frequent hand washing and social distancing are encouraged to combat further outbreaks. We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip.
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Use of mask

Required
Face masks are required in all public spaces and while on public transportation.

Public transportation

Restrictions in place
Public transport is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants are open with seating limited to a maximum of 4 people per table to allow for social distancing. Customers may be required to use the LeaveHomeSafe app for contact tracing purposes.

Bars

Restrictions in place
Bars are open with seating limited to a maximum of 4 people per table to allow for social distancing. Customers may be required to use the LeaveHomeSafe app for contact tracing purposes.

Nightclubs

Closed
Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

Restrictions in place
Shops and services are generally open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing. Customers may be required to use the LeaveHomeSafe app for contact tracing purposes. Further restrictions may be in place for some non-essential businesses.

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