• Temporary Suspension of “Hong Kong WinterFest” on 6 December

    With regards to the HKSAR Government’s arrangements for mourning Mr Jiang Zemin, Former President of the People’s Republic of China, the Hong Kong Tourism Board has announced that the “Hong Kong WinterFest” will be suspended on 6 December (Tue). The Christmas Town at Art Park, West Kowloon Cultural District will also be temporarily closed. Click here for more information. 

  • Travellers are welcome to visit Hong Kong without quarantine. Find out more about the travel requirements here or download our concise guide

  • The Government has announced new specific arrangements for inbound tour group travellers. Travellers who are received by licensed travel agents are allowed to enter specific catering premises to have meals according to the itineraries while holding the Amber Code. Click here for more details. 

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Latest travel advisories and hygiene measures for Hong Kong

We have enhanced precautionary measures given the latest COVID-19 situation. Before your visit, please make yourself aware of the following measures:

1. Boarding and Medical surveillance for inbound travellers

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

For inbound travellers from Mainland China and Macao, the Return2hk Scheme and Come2hk Scheme will be extended to cover all places in the Mainland and Macao with no quota restriction. Advance application and nucleic acid test before arrival at Hong Kong are also not required. However, they will still need to undergo nucleic acid test on Day 2 and be subject to self-monitoring in the three days after arrival at Hong Kong.

Passengers transferring or transiting in Hong Kong (without passing through immigration control) are not required to present proof of a pre-departure nucleic acid test and follow the quarantine measures stated above. Visit the website of the Hong Kong International Airport for more details.

For more information, please see the Hong Kong Government’s website and our traveller essentials section.

2. Immigration control points for passengers

Currently, three immigration control points — Hong Kong International Airportthe Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Hong Kong Port and the Shenzhen Bay Port — are providing regular services with adjusted public transport arrangements. 

3. Regulations on gatherings and wearing masks

To maintain social distancing, group gatherings in public places of more than 12 people are prohibited. The wearing of masks is mandatory in most public places including public transport, except for country parks or while exercising. 

For more details, please click here

4. Regulations on restaurants and bars 

Starting from 3 November 2022, restrictions on the operating and dine-in hours for catering business premises are lifted. 

  Maximum number of  
persons per table
Catering premises 12
Bars and pubs 6


For more details, please click here

Notes: 

Customers must present a negative RAT result obtained within 24 hours or a negative PCR test result obtained within 48 hours before entering bars, pubs, banquets, and the bar or pub zone in catering premises.  

Any person who enters these premises is required to use the 'LeaveHomeSafe' mobile application and comply with the relevant requirements under the Vaccine Pass. For more details, please click here.  

LeaveHomeSafe app

LeaveHomeSafe app

Feel at ease when travelling in Hong Kong with this app! It offers four functions, including ‘record your visits’, ‘report confirmed positive or preliminary positive’, ‘receive exposure notification’ and ‘electronic vaccination and testing record’. Click here to find out more details about this app.

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The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) has launched the Anti-epidemic Hygiene Measures Certification Scheme in partnership with the Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency (HKQAA). The scheme will raise awareness of epidemic prevention and provide unified guidelines on hygiene measures for tourism-related industries, aiming to bolster visitors’ confidence in travelling to Hong Kong. Please see details here.

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