Visa Requirements for Hong Konger Citizens

Visa Information for Passport Holders of Hong Kong

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Visa Not Required

108 destinations allow visa-free entry to Hong Konger citizens.

Visa On Arrival

A visa can be obtained upon arrival at 19 destinations for passport holders of Hong Kong.

eVisa

Hong Konger passport allows entry to 14 destinations with an eVisa obtained prior to arrival.

  • eVisa90 days90 days on each visit in 12-month period if granted
  • Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) PermalinkShow on Map
    eVisaGet Visa at Félix-Houphouët-Boigny International Airport in Abidjan.
  • eVisa31 days
  • eVisaElectronic visa holders must arrive via Libreville International Airport.
  • eVisa30 days30 days within any 120 days period
  • eVisa60 dayse-Visa holders must arrive via 26 designated airports
    An Indian e-Tourist Visa can only be obtained twice in one calendar year.
  • eVisaElectronic visa holders must arrive via Manas International Airport or Osh Airport or through land crossings with China (at Irkeshtam and Torugart), Kazakhstan (at Ak-jol, Ak-Tilek, Chaldybar, Chon-Kapka), Tajikistan (at Bor-Dobo, Kulundu, Kyzyl-Bel) and Uzbekistan (at Dostuk).
  • eVisa90 daysInternational Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy must be obtained alongside Electronic Travel Authority.
  • eVisa30 days
  • eVisaOnline visa is eligible
    Visa on arrival when travelling on business valid for 30 days. Conditions apply.
  • eVisa30 daysExtendable for another 150 days. Also visa available upon arrival.
  • eVisa45 days45 days within any 90 days period
    E-visa holders can enter through all border points.
  • eVisa30 daysDue to SARS-CoV-2, Vietnamese government was stopped issuing the travel visas to the ordinary passport holders of Chinese citizens, including Hong Kong and Macau SAR passport holders. The e-visa application has been resumed for application to Hong Kong and Macau Chinese passport holders from 8 February 2020.

eVisa / On Arrival

For 12 destinations, On-Arrival visa or an electronic visa / auhtorization is available to passport holders of Hong Kong.

  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival14 daysMay apply online.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysMay apply online.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrivalup to 90 daysVisa on arrival is obtainable only at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
    eVisa holders must arrive via Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
    eVisas are available for 30 or 90 days.
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    eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysMay apply online
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival3 months
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysVisa on arrival is available at international airports Luangphabang, Pakse, Savannakhet and Vientiane, and at 4 land borders Friendship Bridge,
    eVisa may be used to enter Laos through the following entry points — Wattay International Airport and the First Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge
    Entry points Lalai, Lantui, Meuang mom, Pakxan, and Phoudou are open only to visa holders.
    Visa on arrival is extendable up to 60 days.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
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    eVisa or Visa On Arrival60 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
  • São Tome and Príncipe PermalinkShow on Map
    eVisa or Visa On Arrival15 days.Holders of a visa issued by the United States do not require a visa.

Pre-arranged Visa Required

36 destinations require a visa obtained at an embassy or consulate prior to arrival from passport holders of Hong Kong. This requirement may be waived off if Hong Konger citizens meet certain alternate requirements such as holding other visas or resident permits.

Special Conditions

In order to trave to 1 destination, passport holders of Hong Kong must meet special conditions, and may not be allowed to enter at all.

  • Special RequirementsEntry to Mainland China cannot be on a HKSAR passport. However, all eligible for a HKSAR passport are also eligible to apply for a separate Mainland Travel Permit(MTP), otherwise and previously known as a home return permit, allowing the holder to enter and stay in Mainland China for indefinite period until its expiry (as a tourist/ for business, those who wish to take up employment or studies need to apply for separate study/ work permits in addition to their MTP.) Issuance of the MTP however is not guaranteed for all Chinese citizens of Hong Kong and is at the sole discretion of the Bureau of Exit and Entry Administration of the Ministry of Public Security of China.

Entry Refused

Disagreements between Hong Kong and 3 destinations have imposed restrictions in traveling to Hong Kong.

  • Entry RefusedDue to SARS-CoV-2, Kuwait government stops issuing the travel visas to the ordinary passport holders of Chinese citizens, including Hong Kong SAR passport holders.
  • Entry RefusedDue to SARS-CoV-2, North Korea government banned all foreign tourists as a protection.
  • Entry RefusedPresident Rodrigo Duterte has decided to implement a temporary travel ban on all travelers coming from mainland China and its special administrative regions Hong Kong and Macau due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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