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Visa Requirements

All visitors to Hong Kong must have a passport that is valid for at least six months after the planned departure date from Hong Kong. Nationals of most countries do not require visas and can stay for periods varying from 7 days to 180 days.  Canadian passport holders can enjoy visa-free entry into Hong Kong for a period of 90 days. Check with any Chinese embassy or consulate. Please check about visa requirements of Hong Kong with our Immigration Departments for your status.

Speedy Immigration Clearance for Frequent Business and Other Travellers

Two special passes available to enable speedier processing through designated Immigration channels:

Visas are required for all foreigners entering Mainland China
Please click here for more.

Customs Clearance in Hong Kong

View here for a list of dutiable commodities and latest duty-free concessions. Also, the import/export of dangerous drugs, arms, animals, plants, endangered species, meat and poultry, etc. into or out of Hong Kong is governed by laws. Any import/export of these items must be accompanied by a valid licence or permit issued in advance by the relevant authorities, unless otherwise exempted by laws. Click here for more information.

This informative portal provides you with answers to your questions in:

  • entering Hong Kong
  • visit visa or entry permit requirements
  • visa application for entry for employment as professionals
  • visa application for entry for training
  • visa application for entry for education, investment or residence
  • HKSAR Travel Pass
  • Entry Arrangement for Overseas Chinese and Chinese Residents of Taiwan
  • Frequently asked questions

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