Location: Hong Kong
From July 29, the Hong Kong government will require 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.
Also from July 29, the Hong Kong government will require 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.
The Hong Kong government continues to enforce 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.
Actions to Take:
- Check the Hong Kong government’s coronavirus website and the Macau government’s coronavirus website for the most updated information on local regulations.
- Consult the CDC’s website for updated information.
- For the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19, please see the CDC’s latest recommendations.
- Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov.
- Check with your airlines, cruise lines, or travel operators regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions.
- Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the United States.
- U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau
+852 2523-9011 (after hours)
- State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Hong Kong Country Information
- Macau Country Information
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