Visa Requirements for Hong Konger Citizens

Visa Information for Passport Holders of Hong Kong

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Visa Not Required

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

Visa On Arrival

A visa can be obtained upon arrival at 12 destinations for passport holders of Hong Kong.

  • Visa On Arrival1 month
  • Visa On Arrival45 days
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    Visa On Arrival90 days
  • Visa On Arrival1 month1 month extendable for 2 additional months.
    Granted free of charge at Beirut International Airport or any other port of entry if there is no Israeli visa or seal, holding a telephone number, an address in Lebanon, and a non refundable return or circle trip ticket.
  • Visa On Arrival60 days
  • Visa On Arrival30 days
  • Visa On ArrivalAvailable at Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport.
  • Visa On Arrival30 days
  • Visa On Arrival30 daysAvailable at Bosaso Airport, Galcaio Airport and Mogadishu Airport.
  • Visa On Arrival30 daysRemarks updated .A tourist visa costs 30 USD and can normally be issued to the holder of a valid HKSAR passport on arrival at Dili International airport or Dili seaport, provided entry into Timor-Leste is regarded as being for a legitimate purpose. The visa will be valid for a single entry ONLY and will allow you to stay for up to 30 days.
  • Visa On Arrival31 days
  • Visa On Arrival1 month


Hong Konger passport allows entry to 23 destinations with an eVisa obtained prior to arrival.

  • eVisa90 days90 days on each visit in 12-month period if granted.
    Starting from 21 August 2020, Hong Kong passport holders are eligible for applying 5 years student and temporary skilled visas after the enforcement of the national security law. After meeting the requirement of the 5 years stay, eligible visa holders can apply for permanent residence in the same manner like other nationalities.
  • eVisa30 days
  • eVisaRemarks updated .Your chosen Embassy will examine your file and make a decision. If the file is accepted, there are two options:
    The visa is granted at our Embassy. Such applicants will receive an electronic message for an appointment. The Applicant(s) must bring the original documents used in the pre-enrolment together with the passport, which mush have at least a minimum of 6 months validity. The visa will be affixed inside your passport.
    An electronic authorization with a QR code will be provided to collect electronic parameters of those who cannot come to the Embassy. Such people would be able to travel to Cameroon with a printed authorization. They will also have to bring along the original documents used for the pre-enrolment. Their parameters will be collected at the entry check point into Cameroon e.g. Airport or Sea port or any border post, and a six- month validity visa will be stamped into your passport.
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    eVisa3 monthsRemarks updated .Get Visa at Félix-Houphouët-Boigny International Airport in Abidjan.
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    eVisa7 days
  • eVisa90 daysRemarks updated .
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  • eVisa90 dayse-Visa holders must arrive via Libreville International Airport.
  • eVisa90 days
  • eVisa90 daysRemarks updated .Applications can be submitted up to 90 days prior to travel and must be submitted at least 3 days in advance.
    eTA fee is USD 32.50.
    Proof of reservation at the hotel where visitors plan to stay is required (if staying with friends, an invitation letter is also acceptable).
    Yellow fever vaccination certificate is required if coming from endemic countries.
  • eVisaRequirement updated .
  • eVisa28 daysEntry is permitted at these checkpoints. Yangon International Airport, Mandalay International Airport, Nay Pyi Taw International Airport, Kawthaung International Land Border Checkpoint.
  • eVisa3 monthsInternational Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy must be paid upon requesting an Electronic Travel Authority.
    Holders of an Australian Permanent Resident Visa or Resident Return Visa may be granted a New Zealand Resident Visa on arrival permitting indefinite stay (pursuant to the Trans-Tasman Travel Arrangement), subject to meeting character requirements and obtaining an Electronic Travel Authority prior to departure.
  • eVisa90 days
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    eVisa60 days
  • eVisa3 monthsRemarks updated .Application can be submitted up to 30 days before travel.
    Visitors must upload a reservation confirmation(s) for each visitor's location of stay in Seychelles.
    Yellow fever vaccination certificate is required if coming from endemic countries.
    Payment of the fee (EUR 10) by credit or debit card.
    Valid for one journey only and it expires once exit the country.
  • eVisa3 months
  • eVisa90 daysRemarks updated .HKSAR passport has right to get E-ETA free till 2024.
    Chinese citizens of Hong Kong can enter South Korea as a short term visit (e.g., tours, visiting relatives or friends, attending simple meetings) up to 90 days without a visa, though you should remain aware of the quarantine requirements. You must also have an onward or return ticket. It is illegal to work on a tourist visa, whether as a teacher or in any other capacity.
    You must be in possession of a Korea Electronic Travel Authorization (K-ETA) to enter Korea visa-free. You can complete your K-ETA application up to 24 hours before boarding your flight and it will be valid for 3 years from the date of approval. There is a small, non-refundable charge.
  • eVisaObtainable online.
    Printed visa authorization must be presented at the time of travel.
  • eVisa60 daysRemarks updated .e-Visa holders can enter through all border points.
  • eVisa15 daysPassengers must have return tickets. They may apply to extend for another 90 days.
  • eVisa90 dayse-Visa is valid for 90 days and multiple entry.

eVisa / On Arrival

For 14 destinations, On-Arrival visa or an electronic visa / auhtorization is available to passport holders of Hong Kong.

  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival14 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysRequirement updated .Dual nationality is recognized by Bolivia; however, this status must first be approved by Bolivian Immigration. Passengers holding dual nationality should ensure that they arrive and depart Bolivia on the same document, even when the other document may enjoy visa-exemption status.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrivalup to 90 daysVisa on arrival is obtainable only at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
    e-Visa holders must arrive via Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
    e-Visa is available for 30 or 90 days.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On ArrivalNot available at all entry points.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival3 months
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysRemarks updated .17
    e-Visa may be used to enter Laos through Luang Prabang, Pakse and Vientiane international airports, 3 Thai-Lao Friendship Bridges
    Visa on arrival is available at Luang Prabang, Pakse and Vientiane international airports, the 4 Thai-Lao Friendship Bridges
    Visa on arrival is extendable for an additional 60 days at the Department of Immigration in Vientiane.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
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    eVisa or Visa On Arrival15 days.Holders of a visa issued by the United States do not require a visa.

Pre-arranged Visa Required

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

  • Special RequirementsRemarks updated .Entry 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, or a Chinese Travel Document if the HKSAR passport holder does not reside in Greater China and is not in possession of a current MTP, 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.
    MTP not required if transiting through Beijing-Capital, Beijing-Daxing, Shanghai-Hongqiao, Shanghai-Pudong, and Guangzhou. Cannot leave the sterile area of the airport if only holding the HKSAR Passport.

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