Questions tagged [hong-kong]

A Special Administrative Region of China bordering the South China Sea. It is essentially a city-state, mostly known for the namesake island and the Kowloon district on the mainland which directly faces Hong Kong Island.

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Transit visa for 6.5 hour layover Hong Kong

I am traveling from Canada to Australia via Hong Kong. I am trying to confirm if I need a transit Visa in HK. I have a Bangladeshi passport and I'm a Canadian PR. I am planning to fly in a week and I'...
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Upcoming Stopover at HongKong what to do about protests?

This December I have a flight booked from Australia to India via Hong Kong (stopover 13hours) as well as return which has 4 hours stopover. Airlines: Cathay I had initially planned to go out in the ...
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Chinese citizen, transit through Hong Kong then Singapore to a third country

I'm a Chinese citizen (PRC) and I currently reside on the United Kingdom (LTR Residence). I'll be going to China later this year and I'd like to visit Hong Kong and Singapore before I return to the ...
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Applying for Hong Kong Visa while already in another country with visit Visa

Is it possible to apply for a Hong Kong Visa from the Hong Kong Embassy in Jakarta while I am staying in Indonesia on a visitors visa? Or do I have to go to my home country to apply for the visa ...
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Can I pay with HKD in Macau or Shenzhen?

I'm going to Hong Kong next month and planned to visit Macau and Shenzhen (maybe Guangzhou). So are HKD accepted in Macau and Shenzhen or I must pay with local currencies (MOP/RMB) ? And vice-versa, ...
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Transit Time at Hongkong Airport

I am looking to book flights between Mumbai,India and San Francisco, USA on a Cathay Pacific flight. For the trip from SFO to BOM and stop over at HKIA, the flight options available provide a stop ...
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Do Indians need a separate Hong Kong visa if we already have a Chinese visa?

I have got a single-entry Chinese visa from India and now I planned to add Hong Kong to my trip plan. Do I need a separate visa for Hong Kong, or can I use my Chinese visa instead? If I need a ...
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Can a South African apply for a work Z visa in Hong Kong? [closed]

I am a South African going to work in Malaysia for a month. Afterwards I am going to work in Forsan, China. I could not complete the Visa process in South Africa, due to slow service. I would like to ...
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Transit via Hong Kong

I am from Afghanistan and I have a refugee travel document issued in Japan. I have flight from Japan to Germany via Hong Kong, with a 7 hour layover in Hong Kong. Do I need a visa?
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Chinese visa free with 2 passports

I'm having a layover in Guangzhou in a couple of weeks (a very long layover) and I was looking forward to visiting Hong Kong for the day as I know a few people there. However, I think this means I ...
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Getting from Macau to Zhuhai Airport

I am planning a trip to Macau, then to somewhere in Mainland China. I saw that flights from Zhuhai to Mainland China are cheaper that flights from Macau or Hong Kong to the same places. I have the ...
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Luggage policy for “Trans-Island Limousine” buses from HK to mainland China

I'm planning on taking one of these routes with Trans-Island Limousine from HK to mainland China. In this PDF, it seems that item 5 specifies that passengers are limited to one luggage of size 25"x16"...
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Chinese multiple entry Visa in-out options for Pakistan?

I saw alot of people coming to China with business Visa with M TYPE and after 3 months they go to hongkong or Taiwan and get back with another entry. As for Pakistan it's not free entry to hongkong or ...
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Will I receive a second HK landing slip on rentry or do I keep the first one?

if I were to do a day trip from HK to Macau by bus, do they take the first landing slip off me? Or do they give another one to me on the way back into Hong Kong? Thanks.
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China -> Hong Kong -> China layover, visa needed?

I have a very long layover in Guangzhou, and I was looking forward to heading down to Hong Kong, before having to head back up to the airport in China. I am an Australian citizen, and I know there is ...
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Tourist visa to Hong Kong - financial proof for high school grad and am I eligible?

What kind of documentation can I provide for a Hong Kong tourist visa regarding proof of sufficient funds as a legal adult/18 but is a (soon) high school graduate? The purpose of travel is a leisure ...
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Transit visa for Indian citizen flying to Australia via Hong Kong [duplicate]

I am travelling to Australia (Adelaide) on PR (E-Visa) 1st time from India (So do i need any transit visa at Hong Kong & at Perth airport if i stay inside the airport only & my time b/n the ...
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Bakeries in Wellcome in Hong Kong [closed]

There is a chain of supermarkets called Wellcome in Hong Kong. At least one of them has a bakery inside (the one I'm talking about is near Victoria Park, 25 Great George St, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong). ...
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Where can I get to by ferry from Aberdeen Pier in Hong Kong?

According to this website, there are direct ferries from Aberdeen Pier, Hong Kong to Sok Wu Wan on the Lamma Island. Are there ferries from Aberdeen to other places? For example, to Mui Wo (or other ...
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Cathay Pacific overnight layover

I will be traveling from Bali to Hong Kong (Cathay Pacific) then have an overnight layover (17 hours) before my flight back to LAX (American). I am traveling on a U.S. passport. Is it possible to get ...
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Can I still travel to HK with a 5 year travel ban from China?

I was detained and deported from China for a minor offense. The Chinese police authorities said they would not share my record with any other countries and that I would only have a record in China ...
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Layover in Hongkong [duplicate]

I am going to Berlin and I have a 10 hours layover in Hongkong.I am having an Indian passport. Can I get a visiting visa and go around Hongkong? How much or what all procedure should I go through to ...
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Currency exchange (USD to NTD and HKD) in San Francisco

Where can I buy NTD/TWD and/or HKD in San Francisco, preferably around Union Square? If there are such places at all. And is it more reasonable to do so rather than exchanging USD to NTD/TWD in TPE ...
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From Chek Lap Kok Airport to Macau via the mega bridge

I heard that arrangements can be made at HKIA Terminal 2 for a car/van to take our group of 8 to Macau. What is the procedure to make this arrangement so that we can see and enjoy going through the ...
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Transit Visa in Hong Kong for 15 hour layover between India and USA?

We are (2) Indian nation and travelling from India to USA via Hong Kong airport and about 15 hours layover in Hong Kong airport. Do we need a transit visa even if only changing planes? And can we ...
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Getting from Macau (Taipa) to Hong Kong (Tin Wan) [closed]

How do I get from Macau (for example, Inn Hotel Macau) to Hong Kong (specifically, Mojo Nomad Aberdeen Harbour)? I've been thinking about taking a bus through the new bridge. I assume it departs from ...
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Regarding transit via HongKong

I am an Indian passport holder, currently living in Switzerland. I have a flight from Zurich to Auckland on 28th April, 2019 via Cathay Pacific and in-between, have the transit in Hong for 14 hours. I ...
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Can the dates of my ticket exceed the period I can stay visa free?

I'm allowed to stay in Taiwan visa free for up to 14 days. Is it okay if my ticket will be one with arrival say on May 1 and departure on May 30, but I will go to Hong Kong for a week in between (...
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Is it allowed to wear a bulletproof vest in Hong Kong? [closed]

Is it allowed to wear a bulletproof vest and a bulletproof helmet in Hong Kong. I mean in areas like the Airport (including beyond security, immigration etc.), roads, general public areas?
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Best way to dispose of a carry-on bag in Hong Kong airport?

An odd question, I know. I'm expecting to arrive with a full-size carry-on, containing some stuff I brought on the flight but don't want to carry any further, some stuff I'll transfer into my main ...
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Does an Indian national need a visa to transit via Hong Kong?

I am Indian national and traveling from USA to India via HongKong and my USA visa has been expired. Do I need a transit visa to enter or change the flight in Hong Kong?
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Does anyone enforce the 23kg weight limit and 1 baggage per passenger in the East Rail MTR Line in Hong Kong?

I saw in the East Rail MTR Line in Hong Kong: Does anyone enforce this 23kg weight limit and 1 baggage per passenger in the East Rail MTR Line in Hong Kong? E.g., would 2 baggages and/or a ~30kg ...
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How can I add value to my Octopus card directly from my debit/credit card in Hong Kong?

How can I add value to my Octopus card directly from my debit/credit card in Hong Kong? The couple of "Add Value Machine" I have seen in the MTR and HKG airport only accepts cash:
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Do some Hong Kong agency provide a log of arrival and departure dates of people entering and departing Hong Kong? [duplicate]

The United States Department of Homeland Security provides online access to arrival and departure date records of nonimmigrant aliens entering and departing the United States. Do some Hong Kong ...
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What qualifies as a “light personal hand baggage carried inside passenger compartment” exempt from the 6 HKD charge when taking a taxi in Hong Kong?

https://www.td.gov.hk/en/transport_in_hong_kong/public_transport/taxi/taxi_fare_of_hong_kong/index.html (mirror) indicates that "Every piece of baggage (Except light personal hand baggage carried ...
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Can one just keep a picture of the Hong Kong landing slip, or does one have to keep the paper version of it?

Can one just keep a picture/scan of the Hong Kong landing slip, or does one have to keep the paper version of it? Hong Kong landing slip:
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What do the interconnection symbols mean on the MTR (subway) map in Hong Kong? [duplicate]

Looking at this MTR (subway) map in Hong Kong: source I notice they used different interconnection symbols: ... What do they mean?
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How long ( after leaving ) does one have to keep Hong Kong landing slips?

How long does one have to keep Hong Kong landing slips after leaving the territory? I understand that I have to keep a Hong Kong landing slip till I leave Hong Kong, but can I throw it away right ...
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How can I report a taxi driver in Hong Kong with no plate and no driver name displayed in the car?

I got into a cab ride in Hong Kong, which ended with the driver adding some silly surcharge (145 HKD). I wanted to report the taxi driver but the car had no plate and the driver's name was not ...
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What can I do in Hong Kong to learn more about the city? [closed]

If I have a few days in Hong Kong, what can I do there beyond the normal tourist activities to learn more about the city? I am particularly interested in learning more about HK's economy and socio-...
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Why does the Chinese immigration ask for the Hong Kong landing slip when applying for the Shenzhen SEZ Tourism Visa when entering Shenzhen?

Why does the Chinese immigration ask for the Hong Kong landing slip when applying for the 5-day visa ("Shenzhen Special Economic Zone Tourism Visa") when entering Shenzhen through one of the ports ...
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Transit visa for Hong Kong

Do I need a transit visa for Hong Kong if i am going to Japan on Cathy Pacific Airline? I have a Japan visa.
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How can I withdraw RMBs at Hong Kong airport (HKG)?

How can I withdraw RMBs at Hong Kong airport (HKG)? I tried using one of the two Bank of China ATMs in terminal 1: which indicates it has RMBs (the second ATM was displaying it only had 500 and 1000 ...
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Can I get a 5-day visa when entering Shenzhen through the Guangzhou–Shenzhen–Hong Kong Express Rail Link from Hong Kong?

Can I get a 5-day visa ("Shenzhen Special Economic Zone Tourism Visa") when entering Shenzhen through the Guangzhou–Shenzhen–Hong Kong Express Rail Link from Hong Kong (West Kowloon, connection opened ...
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Transit through Hong Kong to Singapore from canada

I hold a Canadian passport and flying Air canada to Hong Kong and 4 hours later fly Air Singapore to Singapore where we join a cruise. Do I need a visa for Hong Kong
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Hong Kong visa after rejected Pre Arrival Registration - Indian citizen

I am an Indian citizen and have plans to travel to Hong Kong on work in a couple of months. I applied for the 14-day Pre Arrival Registration (PAR) but the application was unsuccessful (from forums ...
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Importing silverware utensil sets to Hong Kong

I am visiting my boyfriend and his family for Christmas holidays in Canada. I might be getting a silverware utensil sets like dinner forks, knives and spoons and a dinnerware set for my gift. Am I ...
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How to get from Hong Kong airport to Shenzhen while obtaining a 5-day visa at the border and if possible avoiding stairs?

How to get from Hong Kong airport (HKG) to Shenzhen while obtaining a 5-day visa ("Shenzhen Special Economic Zone Tourism Visa") at the border as a French citizen, and if possible avoiding stairs?
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What kind of shops can repair or replace a backpack strap in Hong Kong?

One of the two shoulder straps on my backpack broke. What kind of shops can repair or replace a backpack strap in Hong Kong? I have crossposted the question at: https://qr.ae/TUtnPo https://redd.it/...
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Can one enter Shenzhen from Hong Kong with a Special Economic Zone visa despite having a non-fully utilized, still valid Chinese L (tourist) visa?

Can one enter Shenzhen from Hong Kong with a Special Economic Zone visa despite having a non-fully utilized, still valid Chinese L (tourist) visa? If it is possible, will the Chinese L (tourist) visa ...