Passenger Guide

Boarding Requirements for Inbound Persons

All pre-departure and post-arrival quarantine and testing requirements have been removed.

If the information above is inconsistent with that released by the Government, the latter shall prevail. For details, please visit

Full Resumption of Transit / transfer Services at HKIA

Transit/ transfer services for passengers to/ from Mainland China and overseas destinations via HKIA has fully resumed on 8 January 2023.

If the information above is inconsistent with that released by the Government, the latter shall prevail. For details, please visit or Government's latest announcement.

To facilitate the need of COVID-19 test result for travel purpose, COVID-19 testing services for departure passengers are available at the non-restricted area of Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). The specimens will be tested by HKSAR Government recognised local COVID-19 nucleic acid testing institutions.

The COVID-19 testing services are provided by Raffles Medical Group. Passengers are advised to book the test in advance.

Raffles Medical Group 

Passengers who want to take the test by Raffles Medical Group can visit the Airport Medical Centre. Passengers can also book the test in advance through the "Raffles Connect" mobile app. Test result will be available on the next day of specimen collected. The testing fee is HK$388.

Service hours: 0700hrs - 2359hrs
Medical centre location: 6T104, L6, Terminal 1 (accessed by elevator near L7 departures level Aisle A)
Telephone: +852 2261 2626

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) is committed to safeguarding the airport and the well-being of our passengers and staff. We have implemented measures to protect the health of those who work at and use the airport.

In September 2020, HKIA is among the first few airports in Asia Pacific to be accredited by the Airport Health Accreditation programme of the Airports Council International, and was re-accredited in 2021 and 2022. This is the result of our upholding of high health and safety standards in our operations.

Let's take a look at the measures that we have implemented!

Touchless check-in and boarding experience empowered by biometrics and touchless technologies
13 automomous cleaning robots deployed for floor and carpet cleaning, sterilisation of toilets and key operating areas in the terminal
Far-ultraviolet gatebot deployed to sanitise baggage trolleys on departures level
Frequent cleaning of airport facilities with disinfectants, including toilets, baggage trolleys, smart check-in kiosks, boarding gate seating area, food court tables and chairs, handles and seats of Automated People Movers etc.
TemperaturecheckOver 500 alcohol hand sanitisers
COVID-19 testing service at a charge
Touchless lifts which can be operated without physical touching of the buttons
Application of antimicrobial coating to high-touch surfaces to destroy germs, bacteria and viruses