Hong Kong: Updated Entrance Requirements for Select Travelers  

February 3, 2022

Key Points 

  • Additional quarantine and testing requirements for travelers arriving from Mainland China and Macau beginning 18 Jan. 2022 
  • Additional quarantine and testing requirements for Hong Kong residents and fully vaccinated foreign nationals arriving from Taiwan beginning 5 Feb. 2022  

Overview  

The authorities of Hong Kong adjusted the testing and quarantine requirements for travelers arriving from Mainland China, Macau and Taiwan.  

Beginning Jan 18. 2022, all travelers who have been in Mainland China or Macau within the last 14 days must undergo COVID-19 testing on the third, fifth, and 12th day after arrival in Hong Kong. The test on day 12 must be administered at a community testing centre (CTC).  

Beginning 5 Feb. 2022, Hong Kong residents and fully vaccinated foreign nationals who have been in Taiwan within the last 14 days prior to arrival in Hong Kong must undergo a 14-day quarantine at a designated quarantine hotel. COVID-19 testing must be completed for the initial six days of quarantine, followed by a seven-day period of self-monitoring.  

What are the Changes? 

The authorities of Hong Kong have added additional testing and quarantine requirements for travelers who have been in Mainland China, Macau, or Taiwan within the past 14 days prior to entry. The authorities of Hong Kong introduced these additional measures with the aim to reduce the transmission of COVID-19.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the authorities of Hong Kong’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  


Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative. 

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