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Hong Kong Travel Restrictions

24.64% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 21.83% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from Canada will not be allowed to enter Hong Kong.
For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Hong Kong for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.

Hong Kong entry details and exceptions

Travelers from the Mainland, Taiwan, Macao SAR are allowed to enter Hong Kong but will be denied entry if they have been to any overseas countries and regions in the past 14 days. Travelers holding a visa with a validity of fewer than 14 days will be denied entry.


Outgoing travel to Hong KongTraveling from Canada to Hong Kong

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from Canada must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Hong Kong.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from Canada will need to quarantine for 21 days upon entering Hong Kong.

Details and exceptions

Travelers must also undergo testing during quarantine.

For up-to-date advice on entry requirements and restrictions, visit the Hong Kong SAR government coronavirus website.


Return travelReturning to Canada from Hong Kong

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Hong Kong must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Canada.

Exceptions

Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test, other exemptions includes, a crew member or a person who seeks to enter Canada only to become such a crew member, emergency service providers, technical stops – flights refueling.

Travelers are required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival in Canada at their own expense. Travelers are also required to take another COVID-19 molecular test on day 8 of their 14-day quarantine. They will receive a COVID-19 test kit and instructions before leaving the airport/border. Those who refuse will receive a $750 fine.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Hong Kong will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Canada.

Details and exceptions

Travelers are subject to a 14-day mandatory quarantine, this includes a mandatory 3 night pre-paid booking at a government-authorized hotel, at their own expense (approximately 2,000 CAD) and take a COVID-19 molecular test on arrival at their own cost.

Towards the end the quarantine period, travelers will be required to take another COVID-19 test. they will be required to stay in their place of quarantine until they receive a negative test result.

Certain persons are exempt from the mandatory quarantine requirement when entering Canada for the purposes of performing an essential job or function as identified in the Order under the Quarantine Act. Exemption will be validated for each entry into Canada.


FAQs

  • Most visitors from Canada can enter Hong Kong but you need to provide a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure and to isolate for 21 days

  • Travelers from from Canada are required to isolate for 21 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Travelers coming from Canada will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

  • Required in public spaces and public transportation.

  • Open with restrictions

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