Hong Kong (SAR China) Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Hong Kong (SAR China)
Capital city: Hong Kong
Currency: Hong Kong Dollar (HKD)
Local time: GMT + 8
Telephone code: + 852
Bank: Closed on Saturday afternoon and  Sunday.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import: for personal use only, for passengers of 18 years or older (holders of Hong Kong Identity Card must have spent 24 hours or longer outs... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

If entering Hong Kong:All arms and ammunition (incl. imitation and replica) require an import license or permit obtained prior to arrival.... More information

Wild Fauna and Flora:

License is required for endangered fauna species, alive, stuffed and parts thereof. For more information, see the Agriculture, Fisheries and C... More information

Additional Information on regulations:

Animal products must be transported as manifested cargo and a permit issued by the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department must be obtai... More information

Export regulations:

Free export of reasonable quantities of tobacco products and alcoholic beverages.Prohibited without license:- narcotics, drugs, game, m... More information

Crew members customs regulations:

The same regulations as for passengers apply. ... More information


Import permit and quarantine permit (where applicable) obtained prior to travel is required for all pets. Dogs and cats also require a Certificate ... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at Hong Kong International Airport.Exempt: baggage of transit passengers can be labelled to the final de... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation.... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: No restrictions on local currency (Hong Kong... More information

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