COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information

Area-specific Information

Hong Kong: The Hong Kong government has confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders.

Safety and security information is provided in our Travel Advisory for Hong Kong, currently at Level 2.


Macau:
The Macau government has confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders.

Safety and security information is provided in our Travel Advisory for Macau, currently at Level 2.


Entry and Exit Requirements

Hong Kong

The Hong Kong government is enforcing the following inbound travel restrictions:

  • All non-Hong Kong residents arriving by air from any location other than mainland China, Macau, and Taiwan will be denied entry. Non-Hong Kong residents arriving from mainland China, Macau, or Taiwan will be denied entry if they have been to any overseas countries and regions in the past 14 days.
  • Hong Kong residents and non-Hong Kong residents arriving from mainland China, Macau, or Taiwan with no travel to any overseas countries and regions in the past 14 days will be subject to a 14-day compulsory quarantine.
  • As of July 29, the Hong Kong government requires travelers arriving in Hong Kong from the United States to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 nucleic acid test administered within 72 hours of the scheduled time of departure. Travelers from the United States will no longer be able to quarantine at home upon arrival and must instead show confirmation of a hotel reservation for not less than 14 days starting on the day of arrival in Hong Kong. For more information, including important details about other required documents, please see the Hong Kong government’s webpage.

On January 30, the Hong Kong government closed certain transportation links and border checkpoints connecting Hong Kong with mainland China until further notice.

On February 4, ferry services between Hong Kong and Macau were suspended.

As of April 8, all inbound travelers arriving at Hong Kong International Airport will be subject to COVID-19 testing, and as of April 22, they must wait for test results at a designated location. For more information, please see the Hong Kong government’s press release. As of July 8, aircraft and vessel crew members entering Hong Kong will be subject to COVID-19 testing and 14-day mandatory quarantine. For more information, please see the Hong Kong government’s press release.

On July 26, the Hong Kong government implemented additional social distancing measures, including limiting group gatherings from four to two, limiting indoor dining at all times, and suspending operations of bars, fitness centers, beauty parlors, and other places of entertainment.

As of July 29, the Hong Kong government requires the wearing of masks in all indoor and outdoor public places, public transport facilities, and bus interchanges and adjoining facilities. For more information, including the penalties for non-compliance, please see the Hong Kong government’s press release.

For more information, please see the Hong Kong government’s website.

Macau

The Macau government announced that as of March 25, non-Macau residents who have been to an overseas territory in the past 14 days will be denied entry, and all travelers who have been to an overseas territory, Hong Kong or Taiwan in the past 14 days will be subject to a 14-day compulsory quarantine. For more information, please see the Macau government’s website. As of April 15, all travelers must present proof of a negative COVID-19 test before embarking on a plane to Macau.

As of April 5, bus services between Macau and Hong Kong were suspended until further notice. For more information on Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge services, please see the Macau government’s infographic. As of May 8, limited Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge shuttle bus service has resumed.

On February 4, ferry services between Hong Kong and Macau were suspended.

As of August 7, all travelers arriving from Hong Kong must present proof of a negative nucleic acid COVID-19 test conducted within 24 hours. Travelers who have been to Hong Kong 14 days before entry will be subject to a 14-day quarantine at a designated place. For more information, please see the Macau government’s website.

Quarantine Information

Hong Kong: As of July 29, travelers who have visited the United States within the past 14-days are required to quarantine in a hotel for a 14-day period and must have a hotel reservation prior to boarding a flight to Hong Kong. Travelers who have been in close contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case or have traveled to high-incident countries or regions within the past 14 days will be required to stay in a government-designated quarantine facility.

Macau: Macau residents may complete the quarantine period at a location in Macau deemed appropriate by health authorities. Non-Macau residents complete the quarantine period at a designated hotel at their own expense.

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