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Hong Kong Visa Requirements

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Passport Requirements

All visitors to Hong Kong should have a passport valid for at least one month after the period of intended visit.

Visa Requirements

Note that the immigration system and visa requirements in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is different from mainland China. Traveling from/to mainland China or Macau is equivalent to leaving one country and entering another.

The residents of mainland China need to apply for a visit permit to Hong Kong, the residents of Macau can enter Hong Kong using their identity card. Chinese residents of Taiwan should submit application for an entry permit through one of the authorised airlines.

British citizens can enter Hong Kong without visa for stays of up to 180 days.

Nationals of the following countries are entitled to visit Hong Kong for tourist purposes for a stay of maximum 90 days:
Andorra, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, Gambia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Grenada, Guyana, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Kiribati, South Korea, Latvia, Lichtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Montserrat, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turks and Caicos, Tuvalu, Uruguay, UK (British Overseas Territories citizens, British Overseas citizens, British Virgin Islands, British subjects and British Protected persons), the United States, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Visitors from the following countries do not require entry visa to Hong Kong for stays of up to 30 days:
Bahrain, Bolivia, Cape Verde, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Indonesia, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Oman, Paraguay, Peru, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Thailand, Tunisia, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Western Samoa, Yemen.

A visa free entry to Hong Kong for stays of maximum 14 days is granted for the nationals of following countries:
Algeria, Benin, Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Croatia, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, India, Lesotho, Macedonia, Madagascar, Mali, Marshal Islands, Micronesia, Mongolia, Mozambique, Niger, Philippines, Russia, Rwanda, Suriname, Ukraine, and Vatican City.

Nationals of countries not listed above should contact the nearest Chinese diplomatic and consular mission for information about obtaining a visa or entry permit to Hong Kong before the travel.


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