12 Aug
Hong Kong cuts mandatory hotel quarantine for overseas arrivals to 3 days

The Government announced on August 8, 2022 the enhanced isolation and quarantine arrangements for international arrivals. Considering the position of Hong Kong as an international financial and commercial centre, including the need to connect with different parts of the world for maintaining various business travels and economic activities, the Government decided that from August 12 (Hong Kong time), international arrivals will be subject to quarantine under the "3+4" model:


  • arrivals will be subject to compulsory quarantine in designated quarantine hotels for 3 days


  • followed by medical surveillance at home for 4 days, with multiple tests during medical surveillance and the monitoring period thereafter.


During the four-day medical surveillance period, arrivals can go out and conduct daily essential activities of lower risks (such as taking transport, going to work, entering supermarkets and markets, etc.) after obtaining negative results of RATs daily. However, they can go out but are not allowed to enter high-risk premises involving mask-off or group activities including restaurants, bars, gyms and beauty salons, as well as other premises requiring key protection.


For more information, please contact Ms. Amie Cheung at