Visa Requirements for Entering Hong Kong SAR China

Transit visa may be required

Mandatory

Transit visa may be required

International travelers don’t need a visa to transit through Hong Kong if they are in direct transit by air and don’t leave the airport transit area.
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Transit visa

Mandatory

Transit visa

Travelers need a visa to transit through Hong Kong. A paper or embassy visa is the only visa available for travelers transiting through Hong Kong. The visa is typically a stamp or sticker added to the passport. Travelers must obtain this visa from a local embassy, consulate or visa center before traveling.
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Electronic visitor visa

Mandatory

Electronic visitor visa

Travelers need a visa to visit Hong Kong for Business or Tourism. A Hong Kong eVisa is the fastest and easiest way of obtaining a visa for Hong Kong because travelers can submit their application and supporting documents online. Once the application is approved, travelers receive their eVisa confirmation electronically.
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Electronic travel authorization

Mandatory

Electronic travel authorization

Travelers need a travel authorization to visit Hong Kong for Business or Tourism. Visa-exempt visitors entering Hong Kong must obtain a Pre-Arrival Registration (PAR). Travelers can submit the PAR online. Once the application is approved, travelers receive their PAR confirmation electronically. A Pre-Arrival Registration is valid for 6 months. If travelers receive a new passport, they must apply for a new PAR. A valid Pre-Arrival Registration is required to board the flight. If the PAR is expired or doesn’t match the traveler’s passport information, travelers will not be able to board their flight. Travelers entering Hong Kong for more than 14 days require a visa to enter Hong Kong.
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Visa is not required

Not Required

Visa is not required

Travelers don’t need a visa to visit Hong Kong for Business or Tourism.
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Visa is not required

Not Required

Visa is not required

Travelers don’t need a visa to visit Hong Kong for Business or Tourism. Travelers must obtain an Entry-exit permit (EEP).
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Visa is not required

Not Required

Visa is not required

Travelers don’t need a visa to visit Hong Kong for Business or Tourism. Travelers must have a biometric passport.
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Visa is not required

Not Required

Visa is not required

Travelers don’t need a visa to visit Hong Kong for Business or Tourism. Travelers must obtain an Entry-exit permit (EEP).
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Transit visa is not required

Not Required

Transit visa is not required

International travelers don’t need a visa to transit through Hong Kong.
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Transit visa is not required

Not Required

Transit visa is not required

International travelers don’t need a visa to transit through Hong Kong. Travelers with a People’s Republic of China (PRC) passport who are in transit through Hong Kong to and from another country or territory may be granted a stay of seven days on each landing without the prior need to obtain an entry permit. Travelers must have a confirmed onward booking for the overseas journey.
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