• From 26 September 2022, inbound travellers from overseas places or Taiwan arriving at Hong Kong International Airport will no longer be required to undergo compulsory hotel quarantine; instead, the new ‘0+3’ boarding and medical surveillance arrangements will apply. Please click here for more information or download our concise guide.

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Health & hygiene

Health & Hygiene

Public toilets

Hong Kong maintains a high standard of facilities to better protect public health. Public toilets and hand sanitiser can be found at most tourist sites and in shopping malls. Get a full list of public toilets in Hong Kong here. You can also download the Toilet Rush app, which is the ultimate toilet guide for Hong Kong that can always show you the nearest toilets, with facilities and comments! 


Keep Hong Kong clean

Hong Kong has strict laws about maintaining environmental hygiene, including fixed penalty fines of HK$1,500 for littering or spitting. See what constitutes a littering offence here.

To keep our city clean and preserve the natural and beautiful scenery, please put your litter in the bin or take it with you.


Smoking restrictions

Smoking is prohibited in all indoor public places in Hong Kong, including restaurants, bars, malls and karaoke venues. The smoking ban is also implemented on public transport carriers, within public transport facilities, and in both the indoor and outdoor areas of some premises, including public beaches and swimming pools, escalators, and inside the Hong Kong Wetland Park.

Furthermore, no person may import, promote, manufacture, sell, or possess for commercial purposes alternative smoking products, including electronic smoking products, heated tobacco products and herbal cigarettes. Please click here for further details.

Any person smoking or carrying a lighted cigarette, cigar, or pipe in a designated no-smoking area will be liable to a fixed penalty of $1,500. Please click here for further details and to download your copy of the Designated No Smoking Area Guide.

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