Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau (28 July 2020)

Location: Hong Kong

Events:

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.

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