Visa requirements are different according to each country. In general, all visitors to Hong Kong and China Mainland must have a passport that is valid for at least one month after the period of their intended stay.
Visit Visa / Entry Permit Requirements for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR)
Under the existing visa-free visit regime, nationals of about 170 countries and territories may visit Hong Kong without a visa/entry permit for a period ranging from 7 days to 180 days. For more information on visa/entry permit requirements for visitors to the HKSAR, you may refer to the "Visit Visa / Entry Permit Requirements for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region" webpage.
Entry Arrangements for Mainland China
Mainland residents who wish to make business trips to Hong Kong in their private capacity are required to obtain an EEP and an “endorsement for business visit (Shangwu)” from the relevant Public Security Bureau Office. (Click here for "Notice to Mainland Residents holding Business Visit Endorsement")
Entry Arrangements for other Countries
Visitors from most countries are not required to obtain visas and can stay for periods varying from 7 days to 180 days, depending on nationality. Please check the website of the Hong Kong Immigration Department (HKSAR Visa Requirements for Foreign Countries) to find out more information regarding visa/entry permit requirements for visitors to the HKSAR.
Visa for Entry to Mainland China:
- All visitors must hold a valid passport bearing an entry visa to the Mainland of China.
- All visitors are required to check with Chinese embassy or consulate in your home country before traveling.