Hong Kong Border to Re-Open for Macau and Guangdong Travel Bubble

So many are waiting for Hong Kong’s borders to reopen and there is hope on the horizon with reports of plans for a Hong Kong, Macau, and Guangdong Travel Bubble.

As reported by RTHK, the plan would allow for people to move freely without quarantine depending upon a health code system to help indicate a person’s Coronavirus risk level. It may expand to even include other nations with Thailand mentioned.

There should be more news in a few weeks!

Currently, only Hong Kong residents with the following documents will be permitted entry to Hong Kong

  • Hong Kong Permanent Identity Card
  • Hong Kong SAR passport or British National (Overseas) passport (with right of abode in Hong Kong)
  • Hong Kong Identity Card (this needs to be accompanied with a valid work or study visa)

There are exemptions if

  • Passengers travelling from Mainland China, Taiwan or Macao SAR, and have not been to other country/region in past 14 days
  • Diplomatic/official passport holders (subject to prevailing visa requirements)
  • The spouse and children of Hong Kong residents
  • Local government personnel performing official duties
  • Personnel approved by the Hong Kong SAR government to carry out anti-epidemic work
  • Passengers holding a new entry visa to work, study, establish or join in any business, or to take up residence in Hong Kong

Passengers must still meet the minimum 14 days intended/permitted limit of stay in order to meet the 14 days of compulsory quarantine requirements otherwise entry will be refused

For people transiting via Hong Kong International Airport – Transit requirements

Passengers will be able to transit Hong Kong if

  • Their itinerary is contained in a single booking and
  • The connection time to their next flight is within 8 hours.

 

Learn more and get the latest about current conditions here https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/eng/inbound-travel.html

 

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