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Key Points

  • Fully vaccinated foreign nationals will be permitted to enter Hong Kong beginning May 1, 2022, so long as they adhere to COVID-19 entrance requirements


The authorities of Hong Kong announced that foreign nationals would be permitted to enter the region under the same restrictions as residents of Hong Kong beginning May 1, 2022. These travelers must be fully vaccinated, undergo a pre-departure nucleic acid COVID-19 test within 48 hours of travel, and ensure that they have made arrangements to stay in a Designated Quarantine Hotel (DQH) for a period of seven days. Travelers will also be subject to on-arrival testing requirements before traveling to their DQH.

What are the Changes?

Beginning May 1, 2022, the authorities of Hong Kong will allow foreign nationals to enter the region so long as they are fully vaccinated, undergo pre- and post-arrival testing, and undergo a seven-day quarantine in a DQH.

Looking Ahead

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

Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: News Government of Hong Kong

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