Hong Kong authorities have modified their COVID-19 entry requirements.

Key Points:

  • As of July 28, those who are traveling to Hong Kong are required to complete the Health & Quarantine Information Declaration before departure.
  • After completing the health declaration, travelers will receive a QR code to show authorities when entering Hong Kong.
  • Authorities will accept QR codes that have been downloaded to smartphones, printed or screenshotted.
  • The health declaration should be completed within three days before departure; the QR code will be valid for 96 hours once the declaration has been completed.

Additional Information: Travelers must include their COVID-19 vaccination status and designated quarantine hotel booking when completing the health declaration. More information regarding Hong Kong’s entry requirements is available here.

BAL Analysis: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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