• Travellers are welcome to visit Hong Kong without quarantine! After arrival, travellers can freely enter restaurants, attractions, performance and exhibition venues, etc. Click here for details on the travel requirements or download our concise guide.

  • Cannabidiol (CBD) will be classified as a dangerous drug in Hong Kong from 1 February 2023. Products containing CBD will be prohibited under the Dangerous Drugs Ordinance, and offenders will be subject to a maximum penalty of imprisonment and a fine. Click here to find out more.

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Latest travel advisories and hygiene measures for Hong Kong

For a hassle-free stay, please make yourself aware of the following measures before your visit:

1. Latest travel requirements for Hong Kong

Starting from 29 December 2022, travellers are no longer required to undergo PCR tests after arriving in Hong Kong. They are free to enjoy the city, including dining at restaurants, visiting attractions, and more. For more information, please refer to our dedicated page and concise guide on travel requirements for 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. Boundary control points for passengers

From 15 January 2023, the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link (XRL) West Kowloon Control Point and the XRL Hong Kong section will resume services. Meanwhile, the other seven operating boundary control points (BCPs) — Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Hong Kong Port, Shenzhen Bay Control Point, China Ferry Terminal, Hong Kong-Macau Ferry Terminal, Lok Ma Chau Spur Line/Futian Control Point and Man Kam To Control Point — remain open with regular services. Certain BCPs allow only prescribed daily numbers of persons to pass through. The persons concerned are required to make bookings online (Chinese only) prior to travelling. Persons travelling between Hong Kong and the Mainland will also be required to undergo a PCR-based nucleic acid test within 48 hours with a negative result obtained before travelling. Click here for details, or check the latest status of all BCPs.​

​Sea-to-air and air-to-sea ferry transfer services between the SkyPier of Hong Kong International Airport and Macao will resume starting from 30 December 2022. Visit the website of the Hong Kong International Airport for more details. 

3. Mask mandate

The wearing of masks is mandatory in most public places including public transport save for exempted circumstances, such as in country parks or while exercising.

Last updated on [1/12/2023]

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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