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Return2hk – Travel Scheme for Hong Kong Residents Returning from the Mainland or Macao without being subject to quarantine under the Compulsory Quarantine of Certain Persons Arriving at Hong Kong Regulation (Cap. 599C) (Return2hk Scheme)


Welcome to this Booking System.

From 27 April 2021, the system opens the quotas under the Return2hk Scheme every Wednesday at 00:00 hrs for booking for entry to Hong Kong from the Mainland or Macao for the 14-day period of the following two weeks (Monday of next week to Sunday of the week after next week). Subject to availability, booking for the quota for the same day is also possible, but applicants should pay attention to whether they are able to comply with all the specified conditions under the Scheme (including having obtained the proof of a valid negative COVID-19 nucleic acid test result).

Quotas will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.

Applicants may also enquire about and download their application results from the system anytime on or before the date of their booking.

For details of the Return2hk Scheme, including the application procedures and other points to note (such as taking COVID-19 test, recognised medical institutions and entry procedures), please visit return2hk.gov.hk.

Eligibility for application:

  • Hong Kong residents who are aged 18 or above and holding a valid Hong Kong Identity Card may use this system to apply for quotas under this scheme so that they will not be subjected to the 14-day compulsory quarantine upon entry to Hong Kong from the Mainland or Macao from designated land boundary control points or Hong Kong International Airport. Applications for Hong Kong residents aged under 18 have to be made by a parent or guardian. Please note:The Return2hk Scheme is applicable for Hong Kong residents or temporary residents with limit of stay expired on or after 1 January 2020 who intends to resume residence in Hong Kong only. Please refer to FAQs on the Return2hk Scheme website for eligibility of the Scheme.

Points to Note:

  • In addition to obtaining a quota under the Scheme, a person who is arriving from the Mainland or Macao would not be subjected to the 14-day compulsory quarantine arrangement upon his/her arrival in Hong Kong if he/she can fulfil the category of persons and all conditions specified by Secretary for Food and Health under sections 12(2) and 12(A) of the Compulsory Quarantine of Certain Persons Arriving at Hong Kong Regulation (Cap. 599C). Please refer to this notice for the category of persons and conditions.