On January 5, at 12:01 Eastern Time in the United States, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will require a negative COVID-19 test result (taken within two days of departure), or proof of recovery from the virus (within the last 90 days), from all travelers (including U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents) aged two years and older arriving in the United States on flights originating in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau.  This requirement also applies to individuals boarding a flight to the United States from Incheon International Airport, Vancouver International Airport, or Toronto Pearson International Airport who have been in the PRC, including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong or Macau, within the past ten days.  The COVID-19 test can be a PCR test, or it can be a RAT taken under medical supervision, and the traveler should provide the negative test certificate to the airline at check-in.  For further information on this new requirement, please see the Health Alert on the U.S. Consulate website or the press release on the CDC website.

American Citizen Services at the U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau is providing full passport services. For these services, please make an appointment here: Appointment System. We open appointment slots on a weekly basis. We encourage you to keep checking the online appointment system if you do not immediately find an open slot.

Please enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive the latest COVID-19 and American Citizen Services updates.

For current information on the COVID-19 situation in Hong Kong, please check our COVID-19 webpage. Detailed information for visitors traveling to or through Hong Kong is available here.

For more information on specific types of passport service, please see the relevant links below:

Can a third party accompany a passport or CRBA applicant to their interview?


Last modified: December 29, 2022