Hong Kong: Reduced Quarantine Timelines for Inbound Travelers

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points  

  • The authorities of Hong Kong reduced quarantine timelines to five days for inbound travelers  


The authorities of Hong Kong reduced COVID-19 entry measures for inbound travelers on 9 December 2022. Quarantine periods for inbound travelers will be reduced to five days. Travelers will be required to undergo PCR testing upon arrival and on day two of the quarantine period.  

What are the Changes? 

The authorities of Hong Kong reduced COVID-19 quarantine requirements for inbound travelers. Travelers will still be required to undergo a five-day quarantine and PCR testing throughout their stay in Hong Kong. Previously, travelers were required to undergo a seven-day quarantine period. Travelers entering Hong Kong should ensure that they hold the appropriate immigration authorization prior to arrival, where applicable.    

Looking Ahead  

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

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