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11/21/2017

Visit Visa/Entry Permit Requirements for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

WVN – No visa or entry permit is required for any purpose if you hold any of the following travel documents:

  • Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Passport,
  • British National (Overseas) Passport,
  • Hong Kong Certificate of Identity,
  • Hong Kong Re-entry permit (for entry from the Mainland of China and the Macao Special Administrative Region only),
  • Hong Kong Seaman’s Identity Book,
  • Hong Kong Document of Identity for Visa Purposes provided that the document is valid or the holder’s limit of stay in Hong Kong has not expired.
  • Travel documents bearing one of the following endorsements:
    • “Holder’s eligibility for Hong Kong permanent identity card verified.”
      “The holder of this travel document has the right to land in Hong Kong. (Section 2AAA, Immigration Ordinance, Cap. 115, Laws of Hong Kong)”
  • Hong Kong Permanent Identity Card.

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region visa requirements for the following foreign countries/territories:

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National of foreign country (territory)/Type of travel document Visa free period for visit not exceeding Always require VISA, except in direct transit by air and when the person does not leave the airport transit area
1. AFGHANISTAN (please see remarks) Visa Required*
2. ALBANIA (holders of Albanian biometric passports only) 14 Days
3. ALBANIA (holders of Albanian non-biometric passports) Visa Required
4. ALGERIA 14 Days
5. ANDORRA 90 Days
6. ANGOLA (please see remarks) Visa Required^
7. ANGUILLA 90 Days
8. ANTIGUA & BARBUDA 90 Days
9. ARGENTINA 90 Days
10. ARMENIA (please see remarks) Visa Required#
11. AUSTRALIA 90 Days
12. AUSTRIA 90 Days
13. AZERBAIJAN (please see remarks) Visa Required#
14. BAHAMAS 90 Days
15. BAHRAIN 30 Days
16. BANGLADESH (please see remarks) Visa Required^
17. BARBADOS 90 Days
18. BELARUS (please see remarks) Visa Required#
19. BELGIUM 90 Days
20. BELIZE 90 Days
21. BENIN 14 Days
22. BERMUDA 90 Days
23. BHUTAN 14 Days
24. BOLIVIA 30 Days
25. BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA 14 Days
26. BOTSWANA 90 Days
27. BRAZIL 90 Days
28. BRITAIN (British citizens) 180 Days
29. BRITAIN (British Overseas Territories citizens, British Overseas citizens, British subjects and British Protected persons) 90 Days
30. BRITISH ANTARCTIC TERRITORY 90 Days
31. BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY 90 Days
32. BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS 90 Days
33. BRUNEI DARUSSALAM 90 Days
34. BULGARIA 90 Days
35. BURKINA FASO 14 Days
36. BURUNDI (please see remarks) Visa Required^
37. CAMBODIA (please see remarks) Visa Required#
38. CAMEROON (please see remarks) Visa Required^
39. CANADA 90 Days
40. CAPE VERDE (REPUBLIC OF) 30 Days
41. CAYMAN ISLANDS 90 Days
42. CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (please see remarks) Visa Required*
43. CHAD 14 Days
44. CHILE 90 Days
45. COLOMBIA 90 Days
46. COMOROS 14 Days
47. CONGO (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF) (Formerly known as Zaire) (please see remarks) Visa Required*
48. CONGO (REPUBLIC OF) (please see remarks) Visa Required^
49. COSTA RICA 30 Days
50. Costa Rican Provisional passports Visa Required
51. “Documento de Identidad Y Viaje” issued by Costa Rican Government Visa Required
52. COTE D’IVOIRE (REPUBLIC OF) (please see remarks) Visa Required*
53. CROATIA 90 Days
54. CUBA Visa Required
55. CYPRUS (REPUBLIC OF) 90 Days
56. CZECH REPUBLIC 90 Days
57. DENMARK 90 Days
58. DJIBOUTI 14 Days
59. DOMINICA (COMMONWEALTH OF) 90 Days
60. DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 30 Days
61. ECUADOR 90 Days
62. EGYPT 90 Days
63. EL SALVADOR 30 Days
64. EQUATORIAL GUINEA 14 Days
65. ERITREA (please see remarks) Visa Required*
66. ESTONIA 90 Days
67. ETHIOPIA (please see remarks) Visa Required^
68. FALKLAND ISLANDS & DEPENDENCIES 90 Days
69. FAROE ISLANDS 90 Days
70. FIJI 90 Days
71. FINLAND 90 Days
72. FRANCE 90 Days
73. GABON 14 Days
74. GAMBIA (please see remarks) Visa Required*
75. GEORGIA Visa Required
76. GERMANY 90 Days
77. GHANA (please see remarks) Visa Required^
78. GIBRALTAR 90 Days
79. GREECE 90 Days
80. GREENLAND 90 Days
81. GRENADA 90 Days
82. GUATEMALA 30 Days
83. GUINEA 14 Days
84. GUINEA-BISSAU (please see remarks) Visa Required*
85. GUYANA 90 Days
86. HAITI 14 Days
87. HONDURAS 30 Days
88. HUNGARY 90 Days
89. ICELAND 90 Days
90. INDIA 14 Days
91. INDONESIA 30 Days
92. IRAN (please see remarks) Visa Required*
93. IRAQ (please see remarks) Visa Required*
94. IRELAND (REPUBLIC OF) 90 Days
95. ISRAEL 90 Days
96. ITALY 90 Days
97. JAMAICA 90 Days
98. JAPAN 90 Days
99. JORDAN 30 Days
100. KAZAKHSTAN 14 Days
101. KENYA 90 Days
102. KIRIBATI 90 Days
103. KOREA (DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF) (please see remarks) Visa Required*
104. KOREA (REPUBLIC OF) 90 Days
105. KUWAIT 30 Days
106. KYRGYZSTAN (please see remarks) Visa Required#
107. LAOS (please see remarks) Visa Required#
108. LATVIA 90 Days
109. LEBANON Visa Required
110. LESOTHO 14 Days
111. LIBERIA (please see remarks) Visa Required*
112. LIBYA (please see remarks) Visa Required*
113. LIECHTENSTEIN 90 Days
114. LITHUANIA 90 Days
115. LUXEMBOURG 90 Days
116. MACEDONIA 14 Days
117. MADAGASCAR 14 Days
118. MALAWI 90 Days
119. MALAYSIA 90 Days
120. MALDIVES 90 Days
121. MALI 14 Days
122. MALTA 90 Days
123. MARSHALL ISLANDS (REPUBLIC OF) 14 Days
124. MAURITANIA 14 Days
125. MAURITIUS 90 Days
126. MEXICO 90 Days
127. MICRONESIA (FEDERATED STATES OF) 14 Days
128. MOLDOVA (REPUBLIC OF) (please see remarks) Visa Required#
129. MONACO 90 Days
130. MONGOLIA 14 Days
131. MONTENEGRO ( REPUBLIC OF ) 14 Days
132. MONTSERRAT 90 Days
133. MOROCCO 30 Days
134. MOZAMBIQUE 14 Days
135. MYANMAR (please see remarks) Visa Required#
136. NAMIBIA 90 Days
137. NAURU 90 Days
138. NEPAL (please see remarks) Visa Required*
139. NETHERLANDS 90 Days
140. NEW ZEALAND 90 Days
141. NICARAGUA Visa Required
142. NIGER 14 Days
143. NIGERIA Visa Required
144. NORWAY 90 Days
145. OMAN 30 Days
146. PAKISTAN (please see remarks) Visa Required^
147. PALAU 14 Days
148. PALESTINE (STATES OF) Visa Required
149. PANAMA Visa Required
150. PAPUA NEW GUINEA 90 Days
151. PARAGUAY 30 Days
152. PERU 30 Days
153. Special Peruvian passports Visa Required
154. PHILIPPINES 14 Days
155. PITCAIRN, HENDERSON, DUCIE & OENO ISLANDS 90 Days
156. POLAND 90 Days
157. PORTUGAL 90 Days
158. QATAR 30 Days
159. ROMANIA 90 Days
160. RUSSIAN FEDERATION 14 Days
161. RWANDA (please see remarks) Visa Required*
162. SAMOA 30 Days
163. SAN MARINO 90 Days
164. SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE 14 Days
165. SAUDI ARABIA 30 Days
166. SENEGAL Visa Required
167. SERBIA (REPUBLIC OF) (holders of Serbian biometric passports only) 14 Days
168. SERBIA (REPUBLIC OF) (holders of Serbian non-biometric passports or Serbian passports issued by the Coordination Directorate in Belgrade) Visa Required
169. SEYCHELLES 90 Days
170. SIERRA LEONE (please see remarks) Visa Required*
171. SINGAPORE 90 Days
172. SLOVAK REPUBLIC 90 Days
173. SLOVENIA 90 Days
174. SOLOMON ISLANDS Visa Required
175. SOMALIA (please see remarks) Visa Required*
176. SOUTH AFRICA 30 Days
177. SOUTH SUDAN (please see remarks) Visa Required*
178. SPAIN 90 Days
179. SRI LANKA (please see remarks) Visa Required^
180. ST. HELENA 90 Days
181. ST. HELENA DEPENDENCIES (ASCENSION, TRISTAN DA CUNHA) 90 Days
182. ST. KITTS – NEVIS ANGUILLA 90 Days
183. ST. LUCIA 90 Days
184. ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES 90 Days
185. SUDAN (please see remarks) Visa Required*
186. SURINAME 14 Days
187. SWAZILAND 90 Days
188. SWEDEN 90 Days
189. SWITZERLAND 90 Days
190. SYRIA Visa Required
191. TAJIKISTAN (please see remarks) Visa Required#
192. TANZANIA 90 Days
193. THAILAND 30 Days
194. THE SOUTH GEORGIA AND THE SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS 90 Days
195. THE SOVEREIGN BASE AREAS OF AKROTIRI AND DHEKELIA 90 Days
196. TOGO (please see remarks) Visa Required^
197. TONGA 90 Days
198. Tongan National passports Visa Required
199. Tongan Protected Persons passports Visa Required
200. TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 90 Days
201. TUNISIA 30 Days
202. TURKEY 90 Days
203. TURKMENISTAN (please see remarks) Visa Required#
204. TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS 90 Days
205. TUVALU 90 Days
206. TUVALU (with national status stated as ‘I-TUVALU’) Visa Required
207. UGANDA 30 Days
208. UKRAINE 14 Days
209. UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 30 Days
210. URUGUAY 90 Days
211. Uruguay passports issued under Decree 289/90 Visa Required
212. U.S.A. 90 Days
213. US TRUST TERRITORY OF PACIFIC ISLANDS (holders of US Trust Territory passports only) 14 Days
214. UZBEKISTAN (please see remarks) Visa Required#
215. VANUATU 90 Days
216. VATICAN CITY 14 Days
217. Vatican Service passports Visa Required
218. VENEZUELA 90 Days
219. VIETNAM Visa Required
220. YEMEN (REPUBLIC OF) (please see remarks) Visa Required*
221. ZAMBIA 90 Days
222. ZIMBABWE 90 Days
223. All ‘stateless’ travel document holders Visa Required
224. Nationals of other foreign countries do not require visas for a visit 7 Days

Note:

  • All nationals are required to hold a valid visa for the HKSAR for whatever purpose (including those who are in transit and remain on the airside).
  • All nationals (except holders of Diplomatic and Official passports) are required to hold a valid visa for the HKSAR for whatever purpose (including those who are in transit and remain on the airside). Holders of Diplomatic and Official passports may visit the HKSAR visa-free for a stay not exceeding 14 days.
  • Holders of Diplomatic and Official passports may visit the HKSAR visa-free for a stay not exceeding 14 days.
  • Indian nationals are required to apply for and successfully complete pre-arrival registration (PAR) online before they can visit the HKSAR visa free. Please click here for details of PAR.
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