Traveling to Mainland China / Macau?
Special COVID-19 testing arrangement for outbound travelers departing from Hong Kong to Mainland China / Macau by Air
An additional mandatory rapid PCR test required by the HKSAR Government and does not replace the self-paid nucleic acid test as per the prevailing requirements of relevant Mainland China / Macau authorities
Free of charge provided by the Government for eligible passengers departing from Hong Kong to Mainland China / Macau.
Only those with a negative result can proceed to check-in for the flight to Mainland China / Macau. View Sample Report. View Sample Report
Must be performed at the designated site in the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA)
Specimen collection by Combined nasal and throat swab.
All test must be booked in advance (available up to 1 week in advance)
All test must be scheduled and conducted at least 5-6 hours but no more than 8 hours prior to your scheduled time of departure (e.g. if your scheduled departure time is 19:00, we advise you to conducted the test no later than 13:00-14:00)
Learn more at the official government press release: HERE
To prevent the exportation of cases, persons subject to Amber Code restrictions will not be allowed to take this test. This means that inbound person from overseas places or Taiwan are not allowed to transit to Mainland China or Macau within the three days upon arrival at Hong Kong.