- Residents of Hong Kong will be permitted to enter the region if they are traveling from the countries of Australia, Canada, France, Pakistan, the Philippines, the United Kingdom, the United States, or Nepal
On April 1, 2022, the authorities of Hong Kong will lift flight restrictions for citizens and residents of Hong Kong arriving from Australia, Canada, France, Pakistan, the Philippines, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Nepal. In addition, the quarantine period for these travelers will be reduced to 14 days.
These travelers will be required to be fully vaccinated. They must hold a negative PCR test result taken within 48 hours of departure and proof of confirmation for a room reservation at a designated quarantine hotel (DQH) for at least seven nights. Upon arrival, these travelers will be required to receive a rapid PCR-based nucleic acid test. If they receive a negative test result, they will be issued a 14-day quarantine order and transported to the DQH. Additional COVID-19 testing will be conducted throughout the quarantine period.
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What are the Changes?
The authorities of Hong Kong will allow residents of Hong Kong to return to the region if they depart from Australia, Canada, France, Pakistan, the Philippines, the United Kingdom, the United States, or Nepal. The authorities expressed that this decision was made to reduce the distress caused to Hong Kong residents stranded overseas.
Continue to check Hong Kong’s website for the latest updates and information.
Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: Authorities of Hong Kong