Travel Notice for Hong Kong amid COVID-19 Outbreak

18 May 2021
Travel Restrictions Imposed in Hong Kong amid COVID-19 Outbreak

The Hong Kong SAR Government announced on 17 May 2021 that the boarding and quarantine requirements for persons arriving from certain overseas places will be tightened with effect from 21 May 2021. The new requirements with effect from 21 May 2021 are summarised below:


Hong Kong Residents who have only stayed in Singapore during the relevant period (the day of boarding for/arrival at Hong Kong or during the 14 days before that day) will be allowed entry into Hong Kong.


Boarding requirement: 

  1. Present confirmation of room reservation in a designated quarantine hotel (see for the list of hotels); 

  2. Present at boarding a negative result proof of a nucleic acid test for COVID-19 conducted within 72 hours before the scheduled time of departure of the aircraft; and

  3. Present vaccination record for fully-vaccinated travellers (see for list of COVID-19 for vaccines recognised by the HK authorities).


Quarantine requirement: 

  1. For fully vaccinated travellers: 

  • Undergo compulsory quarantine for 14 days, with three tests to be conducted during the period, in a designated quarantine hotel;

  • Self-monitoring in the subsequent 7 days after quarantine (there is no requirement to remain in any designated place during this 7-day period); and

  • Compulsory testing on the 16th and 19th day of arrival at Hong Kong.

  1. For non-fully vaccinated travellers: Undergo compulsory quarantine for 21 days, with four tests to be conducted during the period, in a designated quarantine hotel.


Non-Hong Kong Residents will be denied entry to Hong Kong.


More information and updates on latest developments about COVID-19 in Hong Kong can be found on

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