Hong Kong Visa & Entry Permit

Hong Kong, a Special Administration Region (SAR) in China, is convenient for many travelers in the world with its visa policy.

Who can enjoy the visa free policy in Hong Kong?

With travel goal only
Holding returning or onward tickets or steamer tickets before you arrival Hong Kong (traveler who will travel to China mainland via Hong Kong no need to hold this kind of tickets)
Note: if you want to stay in Hong Kong longer than the authorized free-visa period, you need to hold valid visa or permit before you arrival Hong Kong.

What things are prohibited to do for Hong Kong visa-free travelers?

Hong Kong visa-free travelers is forbidden to
Being an employee in Hong Kong, neither salaried or no paid.
Establishing enterprises or taking any part of business activity
Studying in Hong Kong local schools
Moreover, visa-free travelers could not switch their traveler identification in Hong Kong besides any extremely special situation.

Hong Kong Visa Free Policy Details

Letter A - Z
Country or Region
Visa Free Valid Period
Visa Need or Not
A
Afghanistan
-
Visa Needed
Albania (holders of Albanian biometric passports only
14 Days
-
Albania (holders of Albanian non-biometric passports)
-
Visa Needed
Algeria
14 Days
-
Andorra
90 Days
-
Angola (*Note 2)
-
Visa Needed
Anguilla
90 Days
-
Antigua & Barbuda
90 Days
-
Argentina
90 Days
-
Armenia(*Note 3)
-
Visa Needed
Australia
90 Days
-
Austria
90 Days
-
Azerbaijan(*Note 3)
-
Visa Needed
Austria
90 Days
-
Azerbaijan
-
-
B
Bahamas
90 Days
-
Bahrain
30 Days
-
Bangladesh (*Note 2)
-
Visa Needed
Barbados
90 Days
-
Belarus (*Note 3)
-
Visa Needed
Belgium
90 Days
-
Belize
90 Days
-
Benin
14 Days
-
Bermuda
90 Days
-
Bhutan
14 Days
-
Bolivia
30 Days
-
Bosnia & Herzegovina
14 Days
-
Botswana
90 Days
-
Brazil
90 Days
-
Britain (British citizens)
180 Days
-
Britain (British Overseas Territories citizens, British Overseas citizens, British subjects and British Protected persons)
90 Days
-
British Antarctic Territory
90 Days
-
British Indian Ocean Territory
90 Days
-
British Virgin Islands
90 Days
-
Brunei Darussalam
90 Days
-
Bulgaria
90 Days
-
Burkina Faso
14 Days
-
Burundi (*Note 2)
-
Visa Needed
C
Cambodia (*Note 3)
-
Visa Needed
Cameroon(*Note 2)
-
Visa Needed
Canada
90 Days
-
Cape Verde (Republic of)
30 Days
-
Cayman Islands
90 Days
-
Central African Republic
14 Days
-
Chad
14 Days
-
Chile
90 Days
-
Colombia
90 Days
-
Comoros
14 Days
-
Congo (Democratic Republic of) (Formerly known as Zaire)(*Note 1)
-
Visa Needed
Congo (Republic of)(*Note 2)
-
Visa Needed
Costa Rica
30 Days
-
Costa Rican Provisional passports
-
Visa Needed
"Documento de Identidad Y Viaje" issued by Costa Rican Government
-
Visa Needed
Cote D’ivoire (Republic of)(*Note 1)
-
Visa Needed
Croatia
90 Days
-
Cuba
-
Visa Needed
Cyrus (Republic of)
90 Days
-
Czech Republic
90 Days
-
D
Denmark
90 Days
-
Djibouti
14 Days
-
Dominica (Commonwealth of)
90 Days
-
Dominican Republic
30 Days
-
Ecuador
90 Days
-
Egypt
90 Days
-
El Salvador
30 Days
-
Equatorial Guinea
14 Days
-
Eritrea (*Note 1)
-
Visa Needed
Estonia
90 Days
-
Ethiopia (*Note 2)
-
Visa Needed
F
Falkland Islands & Dependencies
90 Days
-
Faroe Islands
90 Days
-
Fiji
90 Days
-
Finland
90 Days
-
France
90 Days
-
G
Gabon
14 Days
-
Gambia
90 Days
-
Georgia
-
Visa Needed
Germany
90 Days
-
Ghana(*Note 2)
-
Visa Needed
Gibraltar
90 Days
-
Greece
90 Days
-
Greenland
90 Days
-
Grenada
90 Days
-
Guatemala
30 Days
-
Guinea
14 Days
-
Guinea-Bissau (*Note 1)
-
Visa Needed
Guyana
90 Days
-
Haiti
14 Days
-
Honduras
30 Days
-
Hungary
90 Days
-
I
Iceland
90 Days
-
India
14 Days
-
Indonesia
30 Days
-
Iran
-
Visa Needed
Iraq (*Note 1)
-
Visa Needed
Ireland (Republic of)
90 Days
-
Israel
90 Days
-
Italy
90 Days
-
J
Jamaica
90 Days
-
Japan
90 Days
-
Jordan
30 Days
-
K
Kazakhstan
14 Days
-
Kenya
90 Days
-
Kiribati
90 Days
-
Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of)
-
Visa Needed
Korea (Republic of)
90 Days
-
Kuwait
30 Days
-
Kyrgyzstan (*Note 3)
-
Visa Needed
L
Laos (*Note 3)
-
Visa Needed
Latvia
90 Days
-
Lebanon
-
Visa Needed
Lesotho
14 Days
-
Liberia (*Note 1)
-
Visa Needed
Libya
-
Visa Needed
Liechtenstein
90 Days
-
Lithuania
90 Days
-
Luxembourg
90 Days
-
M
Macedonia
14 Days
-
Madagascar
14 Days
-
Malawi
90 Days
-
Malaysia
90 Days
-
Maldives
90 Days
-
Mali
14 Days
-
Malta
90 Days
-
Marshall Islands (Republic of)
14 Days
-
Mauritania
14 Days
-
Mauritius
90 Days
-
Mexico
90 Days
-
Micronesia (Federated States of)
14 Days
-
Moldova (Republic of) (*Note 3)
-
Visa Needed
Monaco
90 Days
-
Mongolia
14 Days
-
Montenegro (Republic of)
14 Days
-
Montserrat
90 Days
-
Morocca
30 Days
-
Mozambique
14 Days
-
Myanmar (*Note 3)
-
Visa Needed
N
Namibia
90 Days
-
Nauru
90 Days
-
Nepal (*Note 1)
-
Visa Needed
Netherlands
90 Days
-
New Zealand
90 Days
-
Nicaragua
-
Visa Needed
Niger
14 Days
-
Nigeria
-
Visa Needed
Norway
90 Days
-
O
Oman
30 Days
-
P
Pakistan (*Note 2)
-
Visa Needed
Palau
14 Days
-
Palestine (State of)
-
Visa Needed
Panama
-
Visa Needed
Papua New Guinea
90 Days
-
Paraguay
30 Days
-
Peru
30 Days
-
Special Peruvian Passports
-
Visa Needed
Philippines
14 Days
-
Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie & Oeno Islands
90 Days
-
Poland
90 Days
-
Portugal
90 Days
-
Q
Qatar
30 Days
-
R
Romania
90 Days
-
Russian Federation
14 Days
-
Rwanda
14 Days
-
S
Samoa
30 Days
-
San Marino
90 Days
-
Sao Tome & Principe
14 Days
-
Saudi Arabia
30 Days
-
Senegal
-
Visa Needed
Serbia (Republic of) (holders of Serbian biometric passports only)
14 Days
-
Serbia (Republic of) (holders of Serbian non-biometric passports or Serbian passports issued by the Coordination Directorate in Belgrade)
-
Visa Needed
Seychelles
90 Days
-
Sierra Leone(*Note 1)
-
Visa Needed
Singapore
90 Days
-
Slovak Republic
90 Days
-
Slovenia
90 Days
-
Solomon Islands
-
Visa Needed
Somalia (*Note 1)
-
Visa Needed
South Africa
30 Days
-
South Sudan
-
Visa Needed
Spain
90 Days
-
Sri Lanka (*Note 2)
-
Visa Needed
St. Helena
90 Days
-
St. Helena Dependencies (Ascension, Tristan Da Cunha)
90 Days
-
St. Kitts - Nevis Anguilla
90 Days
-
St. Lucia
90 Days
-
St. Vincent & the Grenadines
90 Days
-
Sudan
-
Visa Needed
Suriname
14 Days
-
Swaziland
90 Days
-
Sweden
90 Days
-
Switzerland
90 Days
-
Syria
-
Visa Needed
T
Tajikistan (*Note 3)
-
Visa Needed
Tanzania
90 Days
-
Thailand
30 Days
-
The South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands
90 Days
-
The Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri & Dhekelia
90 Days
-
Togo (*Note 2)
-
Visa Needed
Tonga
90 Days
-
Tongan National passports
-
Visa Needed
Tongan Protected Persons passports
-
Visa Needed
Trinidad & Tobago
90 Days
-
Tunisia
30 Days
-
Turkey
90 Days
-
Turkmenistan (*Note 3)
-
Visa Needed
Turks & Caicos Islands
90 Days
-
Tuvalu
90 Days
-
Tuvalu (with national status stated as “I-Tuvalu”)
-
Visa Needed
U
Uganda
30 Days
-
Ukraine
14 Days
-
United Arab Emirates
30 Days
-
Uruguay
90 Days
-
Uruguay passports issued under Decree 289/90
-
Visa Needed
U.S.A
90 Days
-
US Trust Territory of Pacific Islands (holders of US Trust Territory passports only)
14 Days
-
Uzbekistan (*Note 3)
-
Visa Needed
V
Vanuatu
90 Days
-
Vatican City
14 Days
-
Vatican Service passports
-
Visa Needed
Venezuela
90 Days
-
Vietnam
-
Visa Needed
Yemen (Republic of)
30 Days
-
Z
Zambia
90 Days
-
Zimbabwe
90 Days
-
Others
All “state less” travel document holders
-
Visa Needed
Nationals of other foreign countries do not require visas for a visit
7 Days
-
*Notes:
1. All the citizens including transferring flights or staying within the airports restricted areas should hold valid Hong Kong visa when arrival Hong Kong, without any exception.
 
2. All the citizens (except diplomatic and Public Affairs passport holders) including transferring flights or staying within the airports restricted areas should hold valid Hong Kong visa when arrival Hong Kong. Diplomatic and Public Affairs passport holders can stay in Hong Kong without visa for 14 days.
 
3. Diplomatic and Public Affairs passport holders can stay in Hong Kong without visa for 14 days.

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