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What is not allowed to bring into Hongkong?

By: Nathan CaveUpdated: April 28, 2021

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Controlled and banned items. In addition to firearms and ammunition as described on this page, stun guns, tear gas sprays, knuckle dusters and extendable batons are also classified as banned items by the laws of Hong Kong no matter if you are arriving or just transiting at Hong Kong.

Keeping this in consideration, can you bring fruits into Hong Kong?

While fruit is not specifically banned from import, going through the link provided above you find this:" Under the Plant (Importation and Pest Control) Ordinance, Chapter 207, Laws of Hong Kong, it is illegal to import plants, plant pests or soil into Hong Kong without a valid licence / authorization issued in advance

Secondly, does Hong Kong have import tax?

Hong Kong is a free port. There is no customs tariff on goods imported into Hong Kong. The HKSAR Government collects an excise duty on only four types of goods irrespective of whether they are imported or locally manufactured, namely, tobacco, hydrocarbon oil, alcoholic beverages and methyl alcohol.

Can I bring alcohol into Hong Kong?

A passenger aged 18 or above is allowed to bring into Hong Kong, for his own use, 1 litre of alcoholic liquor with an alcoholic strength above 30% by volume measured at a temperature of 20℃ exempted from duty. If the passenger holds a Hong Kong Identity Card, he must have spent 24 hours or longer outside Hong Kong.

How many times can I enter Hong Kong?

There is no official limit to the number of times you can leave and re enter, but Immigration tend to become very suspicious if you do it too often, and depending on whom you get at the counter, if you end up doing it once to often without adequate reason, they may refuse you entry or shorten the entry period

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Who can enter Hong Kong right now?

Passengers travelling from Mainland China, Taiwan or Macao SAR, and have not been to other country/region in past 14 days. Diplomatic/official passport holders (subject to prevailing visa requirements) The spouse and children of Hong Kong residents. Local government personnel performing official duties.

Can Tourists enter Hong Kong?

In general, all visitors to Hong Kong must have a passport that is valid for at least one month after the period of their intended stay in Hong Kong. Nationals of most countries do not require a visa to enter Hong Kong for tourism and can stay for periods varying from seven to 180 days, depending on nationality.

How long can I stay in Hong Kong without a visa?

Visit Visa/Entry Permit Requirements and Applications
Nationals of about 170 countries and territories may visit Hong Kong visa-free for a period ranging from 7 days to 180 days.

How much can I bring into Hong Kong?

Travellers in and out of Hong Kong will need to declare if they are carrying more than HK$120,000 (US$15,300) in cash, after a new law to tackle dirty money comes into force in mid-July.

What documents do I need for Hong Kong?

To enter Hong Kong, you need:
  • a passport that is valid for at least one month beyond the date of your intended stay,
  • adequate funds to cover your stay without working locally, and.
  • evidence of onward/return transportation.

Can you take food into Hong Kong?

Hong Kong generally has no restriction on most normal foods.

Can I bring meat into Hong Kong?

Under the Imported Game, Meat and Poultry Regulations of the Public Health and Municipal Services Ordinance, it is an offence to bring any meat or poultry meat into Hong Kong without an official certificate. The maximum penalty is a $50,000 fine and six months' imprisonment.

Can you bring nuts into Hong Kong?

Hong Kong generally has no restriction on most normal foods.

Can you take prescription drugs to Hongkong?

Carry all medication in its proper container with prescription labels, placed in a ziplock bag. Carry a spare ziplock bag in case yours gets damaged ! Upon arrival, I went to the "Declare" line at customs.

Can you bring cigarettes to Hong Kong?

A passenger aged 18 or above is allowed to bring into Hong Kong, for his own use, the following quantity of tobacco products exempted from duty: 19 cigarettes; or. 1 cigar or 25 grams of cigars; or. 25 grams of other manufactured tobacco.