COVID-19 Information

Last updated: [7/9/2021] *** Effective May 26, if you are an American citizen overseas and your passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to return directly to the United States until December 31, 2021. See this page for more information. *** Effective January 26, all airline passengers …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau (11 June 2021)

Location: Causeway Bay, Mong Kok, Yuen Long, Kwun Tong, Central Government Offices, Wan Chai, Admiralty, Sha Tin, Various other locations throughout Hong Kong ; Events: On Saturday, June 12 media report the Hong Kong Police Force (HKPF) plans to deploy thousands of officers to prevent unlawful gatherings following the city-wide ban on unauthorized assemblies related …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau (4 June 2021)

Location: Victoria Park, Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade, Kwun Tong Promenade, Sha Tin Shing Mun River, Mongkok, Sha Tin Town Hall & vicinity, Causeway Bay/Wan Chai area, Yuen Long, Various locations throughout Hong Kong ; Events: The U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong and Macau advises U.S. citizens to avoid Victoria Park on June 4, 2021 …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau (2 June 2021)

Location: Victoria Park ; Events: The U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong and Macau has advised its employees and all American citizens in Hong Kong to avoid Victoria Park on Friday, June 4, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. to midnight, and to exercise caution when approaching large gatherings or demonstrations anywhere in the city.

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Renew Your Passport by Mail (26 March 2021)

Need to renew your passport? U.S. citizens who were previously issued a 10 year passport are encouraged to renew their passport by mail. The U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong and Macau currently has a significant wait time for passport services. To help us process applications faster, adults renewing their U.S. passport should do so …

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Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 2021)

Location: Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19. 

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Travel Advisory Update for Hong Kong – Level 3 (15 September 2020)

The Travel Advisory for Hong Kong has been updated to reflect health and security conditions on the ground. The Travel Advisory is now at Level 3: Reconsider Travel due to COVID-19 and arbitrary enforcement of local laws. We assess that the risks to U.S. citizens regarding arbitrary enforcement of laws are now the same as in the …

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Message for U.S. Citizens – U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau (17 April 2020)

Location:  Hong Kong and Macau Event:  The Internal Revenue Service urges U.S. taxpayers to beware of telephone calls and email phishing attempts regarding COVID-19.  These can lead to tax-related fraud and identity theft.  Taxpayers should also look out for suspicious websites, text messages, and social media messages that request money or personal information. For more information, …

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Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  …

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Travel Advisory Updates for Hong Kong and Macau – Level 2 (1 February 2020)

Current safety and security information and recommendations are provided in our  Travel Advisory for Hong Kong , currently a Level 2 that encourages all American citizens to exercise increased caution due to the novel coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, China, and civil unrest. Current safety and security information and recommendations are provided in our  Travel Advisory for Macau , currently a Level 2 that …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau (13 December 2019)

Locations: Hong Kong Island; Kowloon; New Territories; Hong Kong International Airport; Hong Kong Transit Systems; Hong Kong Shopping Malls; Hong Kong Higher Education Facilities; Tsim Sha Tsui; Salisbury Park; Central; Edinburgh Place …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau (06 December 2019)

Locations: Hong Kong Island; Kowloon; New Territories; Hong Kong International Airport; Hong Kong Transit Systems; Hong Kong Shopping Malls; Hong Kong Higher Education Facilities; Causeway Bay; Victoria Park; Wan Chai; Admiralty; Central; Chater Garden; Edinburgh Place; Tsing Yi Bridge …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau (29 November 2019)

Locations: Hong Kong Island; Kowloon; New Territories; Hong Kong International Airport; Hong Kong Transit Systems; Hong Kong Shopping Malls; Hong Kong Higher Education Facilities; Central; Chater Garden; Admiralty; Hong Kong Government Headquarters; Tsim Sha Tsui; Tsim Sha Tsui Clock Tower …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau (15 November 2019)

The Department of State has reissued its Travel Advisory for Hong Kong with updates to information on civil unrest. There has been no change to the level of the advisory, which remains at Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution.

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau (11 November 2019)

Location: Hong Kong; Kowloon; New Territories; Hong Kong International Airport; Hong Kong Transit Systems; Hong Kong Shopping Malls; Hong Kong Higher Education Facilities; Central; Admiralty; Wan Chai; Causeway Bay; Sai Wan Ho; Tsim Sha Tsui; Jordan; Yau Ma Tei; Mong Kok; Tuen Mun; Kwun Tong; Tsuen Wan; Sha Tin; Tai Po; Tseung Kwan O; Tung …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau (8 November 2019)

Location: Hong Kong; Hong Kong International Airport; Hong Kong Transit Systems; Hong Kong Shopping Malls; Hong Kong Higher Education Facilities; Admiralty; Tamar Park; Central; Tuen Mun; Kwun Tong; Tsuen Wan; Shatin; Tai Po; Mongkok; Causeway Bay; Tseung Kwan O …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau (31 October 2019)

Location: Hong Kong; Hong Kong International Airport; Hong Kong Transit Systems; Hong Kong Shopping Malls; Hong Kong Higher Education Facilities; Tin Hau; Causeway Bay; Victoria Park; Wan Chai; Golden Bauhinia Square; Admiralty; Central; Lan Kwai Fong; Western District; Prince Edward; Kowloon …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau (25 October 2019)

Location: Hong Kong; Hong Kong International Airport; Hong Kong Transit Systems; Hong Kong Shopping Malls; Hong Kong Higher Education Facilities; Admiralty; Tamar Park; Central; Chater Garden; Tsim Sha Tsui; Salisbury Garden; Kwun Tong; Kwun Tong Promenade …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau (18 October 2019)

Location: Hong Kong; Hong Kong International Airport; Hong Kong Transit Systems; Hong Kong Shopping Malls; Hong Kong Higher Education Facilities; The University of Hong Kong; Central; Chater Garden; Tsim Sha Tsui; Salisbury Garden; West Kowloon Station; Shatin …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau (30 September 2019)

Location: Hong Kong; Hong Kong International Airport; Hong Kong Transit Systems; Central; Chater Garden; Edinburgh Place; Admiralty; Tamar Park; Causeway Bay; Victoria Park; Wan Chai; Sham Shui Po; Tsuen Wan; Sha Tin; Tuen Mun; Wong Tai Sin …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau (2 August 2019)

Location: Hong Kong Island, including but not limited to: Kennedy Town, Sai Wan, Sai Ying Pun, Sheung Wan, Central, Admiralty, Wan Chai, Causeway Bay; Kowloon, including but not limited to: Mong Kok, Tseung Kwan O …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau (26 July 2019)

Location: Yuen Long, Central, Chater Garden, Western District, Sheung Wan, Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park, Western District, Wan Chai, Admiralty, Central Government Complex of Hong Kong SAR, Tamar Park, Hong Kong International Airport, …

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Weather Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong & Macau (14 September 2018)

Local authorities forecast Super Typhoon Mangkhut will impact Hong Kong and Macau beginning on Sunday, September 16. Weather conditions are expected to deteriorate rapidly and may include strong winds, heavy rains, and flooding in low-lying areas.

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Worldwide Caution

Worldwide Caution (January 11, 2018) – 1. As part of the Department of State’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about safety and security events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions, political violence, and criminal activity against U.S. citizens and interests abroad.

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