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  • The authorities of Hong Kong introduced new travel measures for individuals departing the region for mainland China


The authorities of Hong Kong announced that regular travel with mainland China would resume on January 8, 2023. Travelers must provide proof of a negative nucleic acid test taken within 48 hours of departure. All passenger clearance service centers will also reopen under regular operating hours.

To assist in the resumption of travel, Hong Kong launched an online booking system that requires residents of Hong Kong and foreign nationals to register before traveling to mainland China.

Hong Kong will also gradually resume travel with Macau over the coming weeks.

What are the Changes?

The authorities of Hong Kong announced that travel would resume with mainland China on January 8, 2023. All travelers should ensure that they hold the appropriate authorization before travel.

Looking Ahead

Continue to check the authorities of Hong Kong’s website for the latest updates and information.

Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: The New Agency of the Government of Hong Kong

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