Nationals of about 170 countries and territories may visit Hong Kong without a visa, and can stay for periods varying from 7 days to 180 days depending on nationality.
Nationals of the US, Europe, Australia, Canada and New Zealand don’t require a visa to enter Hong Kong for stays of 90 days, 180 days for UK nationals.
Nationals of Albania, Armenia, Cambodia, etc. require a visa to enter Hong Kong.
All visitors to Hong Kong must have a passport that is valid for at least one month to six months (depending on nationality) after the period of their intended stay in Hong Kong.
If you want to travel from Hong Kong to China mainland, you may need to apply for a China visa. See our top mainland China tours from Hong Kong.
An application for a visa to enter the HKSAR for a visit or transit may be favorably considered if:
- The applicant’s bona fides are not in doubt.
- The applicant has adequate funds to cover the duration of his/her stay without working.
- The applicant holds an onward ticket to the place of his/her destination unless the destination is the Mainland of China or Macao.