Hong Kong

  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestFor some origins
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • Quarantine21 days at a designated location
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: April 16, 2021
Reviewed: May 1, 2021
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Hong Kong is closed for international travelers, except those from Macau, Taiwan, and Mainland China. Domestically, social distancing rules are in place as many restrictions are being lifted.

Can I travel to Hong Kong?

  • Foreign travelers arriving from Mainland China, Macao or Taiwan will be able to enter unless they have been to any overseas countries in the 21 days before entering.
  • Anyone arriving from high-risk countries will be required to present a hotel booking for at least 21 days.
  • All flights from the Brazil, Ireland, UK, India, Pakistan, Philippines, and South Africa are suspended.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Hong Kong?

  • Anyone arriving to Hong Kong is required to quarantine in a government approved hotel for 21 days.
  • Arrivals from Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore are required to quarantine for 14 days only.
  • Arrivals from Mainland China, Taiwan, and Macau are exempt.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Hong Kong?

  • Anyone entering Hong Kong will be required to submit a health declaration, and undergo a health screening.
  • All arrivals from high-risk countries will be required to present negative COVID-19 test results, no older than 72 hours

Is public transportation open in Hong Kong?

Public transportation in Hong Kong is operating.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Hong Kong?

  • Restaurants in Hong Kong are open, but must close by 22:00.
  • Bars are closed.

Are businesses and attractions open in Hong Kong?

  • Most nonessential businesses and some leisure facilities in Hong Kong are open.
  • Night clubs, karaoke bars, and swimming pools remain closed.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Hong Kong?

It is recommended to wear a face mask in public places and on public transportation.


  1. https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/eng/inbound-travel.html
  2. https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/eng/social_distancing-faq.html
  3. https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/hong-kong/entry-requirements
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