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Hong Kong Travel Restrictions

60.39% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 60.05% last week
Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Hong Kong.

Hong Kong entry details and exceptions

Travelers can enter Hong Kong, but there are restrictions. Temperature screening is required for all travelers on arrival. Travelers with a high temperature will undergo further checks.


Outgoing travel to Hong KongTravelling from New Zealand to Hong Kong

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Hong Kong.

Details and exceptions

Documentary proof in English or Chinese is required to show that the laboratory or healthcare institution is ISO 15189 accredited or is recognized or approved by the relevant authority of the government of the place in which the laboratory or healthcare institution is located.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Hong Kong.

Details and exceptions

Unvaccinated travelers who have been in China, Macau, or New Zealand in the past 14 days before travel must quarantine for 14 days in designated quarantine hotels. Travelers must take 3-4 tests during quarantine. A further self-monitoring for 7 days and additional testing is also mandatory. Travelers are required to take tests on days 16, and 19 after arrival in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong residents traveling from low-risk locations in mainland China or Macau might be exempt from quarantine under the Return2hk scheme. Please check the source for more details.

Vaccinated travelers must quarantine for 7 days and take 2 tests during quarantine. A further 7 days of self-monitoring and testing are also mandatory.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Hong Kong

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Hong Kong must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Hong Kong will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


FAQs

  • Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Hong Kong.

  • Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Hong Kong.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Hong Kong.

  • Travelers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure.

  • Travellers from New Zealand are required to isolate for 14 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Mask usage in Hong Kong is required in public spaces and public transportation.

  • Restaurants in Hong Kong are open with restrictions. Bars in Hong Kong are closed.