Hong Kong Travel Requirements for Arriving passengers from the Philippines: This is the updated advisory for traveling passengers arriving in Hong Kong. This is sourced from Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific, and AirAsia Philippines travel advisories.

These travel requirements are for travel to Hong Kong only. Looking for information when arriving in the Philippines from abroad? Check out the COVID Travel Requirements for foreigners or returning overseas Filipinos arriving from abroad. Or click here for General Travel Requirements for Destinations Within the Philippines.

COVID Hong Kong Travel Requirements

Hong Kong Requirements per Philippine Airlines Advisory

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS OVERVIEW

Allowed Travelers

The boarding and acceptance of travelers arriving at Hong Kong depend on:

  • Whether the traveler exempted under any of the exemption schemes mandated by the Hong Kong Government
  • Whether the traveler is a Hong Kong Resident
  • What places the traveler arriving at Hong Kong has stayed in on the day of boarding for/arrival at Hong Kong, or the 21 days before that day
    • Only fully vaccinated Hong Kong residents are allowed to board flights for Hong Kong from high-risk places. For medium-risk places, only Hong Kong residents and fully vaccinated non-Hong Kong residents are allowed to board flights for Hong Kong.
  • Whether the traveler arriving at Hong Kong is fully vaccinated

General Requirements

MEDICAL DOCUMENTS

  • Recognized Proof of Vaccination
  • Negative COVID-19 Test (RT-PCR) Result from DOH-accredited laboratories, conducted within 72 hours before departure
    • Negative COVID-19 Test Result Test Report and
    • Documentary proof showing the laboratory or healthcare institution is recognized or approved by the relevant authority of the government OR showing that laboratory or healthcare institution is ISO 15189 accredited

TRAVEL DOCUMENTS

Additional travel requirement:

  • Registration to the ‘LeaveHomeSafe’ COVID-19 exposure notification mobile app

Quarantine Requirements

  • Travelers shall undergo compulsory quarantine for 21 days in a DQH/DQF
  • Travelers shall undergo 6 tests during compulsory quarantine
  • Self-monitoring in the subsequent 7 days; and
  • Compulsory testing on the 26th day of arrival at Hong Kong at any Community Testing Centre (CTC)

Hong Kong Travel Requirements per Cebu Pacific Advisory

Updated as of November 3, 2021

As per Government regulations, guests traveling from Manila and bound for Hong Kong are advised of the following guidelines:

Only the following guests will be accepted for the flight:

  • Guests who have Hong Kong Permanent Identity Card or Hong Kong Identity Card that:
    • bears the “asterisk” or “A” or “R” codes
    • bears the “C” code (provided that it is accompanied by a valid work visa or study visa)
    • bears the “U” code (Note: This type of HKID is subject to approval from HKG Immigration prior to acceptance at check-in)
  • HKG SAR passport or British National (Overseas) passport (with right of abode in HKG)
  • HKG Document of Identity

Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) with Hong King Identity Card and work visa are considered as Hong Kong residents. Non-residents will not be accepted for flight. Guests that are exempt from the entry restrictions :

  • Passengers travelling from Mainland China, Taiwan or Macao SAR and have not been to other countries/regions in the past twenty-one (21) days
  • Diplomatic / official passport holders (subject to prevailing visa requirements)
  • Spouse and children of Hong Kong residents
  • Local government personnel performing official duties
  • Passenger holding new entry visa to work, study, establish or join in any business, or take up residence in HKG
  • Personal approved by the Hong Kong SAR government to carry out anti-epidemic work

Guests allowed to enter Hong Kong must provide the following documents in English or Chinese:

For fully vaccinated guests with a recognized vaccination record

  • Negative PCR-based nucleic acid test for COVID-19, conducted within seventy-two (72) hours before the scheduled time of departure. A test report, bearing the name of the traveler, must be issued to show that:
    • Traveler took a nucleic acid test for COVID-19 and the sample was taken from the traveler within seventy-two (72) hours before the flight
    • The test conducted on the sample should be a Polymerase Chain Reaction-based nucleic acid test for COVID-19 and that the traveler tested negative.
    • Name of the guest in the test report must be identical to the name on his/her travel document (i.e. Passport)
    • Documentary proof 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 is located.
  • Confirmation of room reservation in a hotel in Hong Kong for twenty-one (21) days, in a designated quarantine hotel.
    • Foreign domestic helpers (FDH) who received their first COVID-19 vaccine dose in HK and the second dose outside HK are only allowed to book in any of the following Designated Quarantine Facility (DQF):
      • Silka Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong
      • Penny’s Bay Quarantine Centre
      • Rambler Garden Hotel
    • Foreign domestic helpers (FDH) who received their first COVID-19 vaccine dose outside HK and the second dose from HK (before arrival in HK), may be allowed to book their quarantine hotels.
  • Recognized Vaccination Record – A vaccination record issued by a healthcare institution or a relevant authority of the Government of Hong Kong, the Mainland, or a country where its national regulatory authority is designated by the World Health Organization as a stringent regulatory authority, bearing the name of the relevant vaccinated traveler matching that in his/her valid travel document to show that:
    • the relevant traveller has received dose(s) of COVID-19 vaccine and the date on which the last dose was administered; and
    • the name of the vaccine administered; and
    • A written confirmation in English or Chinese issued by the healthcare institution or a relevant authority of the government of the place where the vaccine was administered, bearing the name of the relevant vaccinated traveller matching that in his/her valid travel document.
    • The Hong Kong government recognizes the “International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis” issued by the Philippine Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ), also known as “Yellow Card”.

Fully vaccinated means the suggested dosage has been administered in accordance with the relevant guidelines of a COVID-19 vaccination course, at least fourteen (14) days prior to arrival at Hong Kong. For travelers who have recovered from previous COVID-19 infection, they will be required to receive one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in order to be considered as fully vaccinated.

For guests who are NOT fully vaccinated

  • Have not stayed in the specified places for more than 2 hours in the 21 days before travel
  • Negative PCR-based nucleic acid test for COVID-19, conducted within 72 hours before the scheduled time of departure
    • Name of the guest in the test report must be identical to the name on his/her travel document (i.e. Passport)
    • Documentary proof 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 is located.
  • Confirmation of room reservation in a hotel in Hong Kong for not less than twenty-one (21) days.

Guests must complete the HKG Department of Health Online Declaration form, you may fill out the form here

For the latest updates, you may visit bit.ly/HKG_COVID-19.

All arriving guests are required to undergo a 21-day quarantine in a designated quarantine hotel, six (6) COVID-19 tests during quarantine, self-monitoring for seven (7) days after quarantine, and another COVID-19 test on the 26th day from arrival, at the Hong Kong Community Testing Center.

These are the requirements we have as of the date indicated. Requirements may change from time to time without prior notice. Please continue checking with the Hong Kong government for the latest updates.

Hong Kong Travel Requirements per AirAsia

For Passengers bound for HONG KONG

  1. Must present a negative result proof of a PCR-based nucleic acid test for COVID-19 taken within 72 hours prior to the flight departure (including documentary proofs that the laboratory or healthcare institution is ISO 15189 accredited or government-recognized)
  2. Must present a recognized vaccination record by the government of Hong Kong
  3. Must present a confirmation of room reservation in a Designated Quarantine Hotel (DQH) / Designated Quarantine Facility (DQF) for not less than 21 nights
  4. Required to undergo testing for COVID-19 upon arrival in Hong Kong
  5. Download and accomplish “LeaveHomeSafe” COVID-19 exposure notification mobile App
  6. Required to submit the Health Declaration Form found at https://www.chp.gov.hk/hdf/

For Passengers arriving in the Philippines

  1. All travelers should download the Traze Contact Tracing App.
  2. At least 3 days before departure, all travelers should register for the e-Health Declaration Card (e-HDC) through the Bureau of Quarantine’s OneHealthPass (OHP) Online Registration Form: https://www.onehealthpass.com.ph/e-HDC/
  3. All passengers shall present a negative RT-PCR test result taken within 72 hours prior to departure from their country of origin.
  4. Fully-vaccinated individuals with a negative RT-PCR test shall undergo facility-based quarantine until the release of negative test results.
    1. Must undergo RT-PCR test on the 5th day of the quarantine stay
    2. Must undergo home quarantine until 14th day from arrival
  5. Unvaccinated, partially vaccinated or individuals whose vaccination status cannot be independently validated, and those vaccinated but failed to comply with the test-before-travel requirements, shall undergo facility-based quarantine until the release of negative test results
    1. Must undergo RT-PCR test on the 7th day of the quarantine stay
    2. Must undergo home quarantine until the 14th day from arrival

Source: AirAsia Philippines COVID-19 Travel Advisory

COVID Hong Kong Travel Requirements for Arriving Local Passengers Disclaimer: Please note that there may be multiple travel requirements for each international destination. These rules are subject to change by the issuing foreign government authority and are issued for our passengers and the public’s safety. As these requirements may change at short notice, the advisories above serve as a general guide.

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