Exemption from compulsory quarantine

15 Jun 2021 / Hong Kong

From today (15 June), exemption from compulsory quarantine is granted to crew members onboard non-cargo operating goods visiting Hong Kong for shipping services if certain conditions are met.

Crew onboard vessels purely for shipping services which have called at ports in extremely high risk places specified in Group A1 under the Prevention and Control of Disease (Regulation of Cross-boundary Conveyances and Travellers) Regulation (Cap. 599H) during the 21 days prior to arrival are NOT exempted from compulsory quarantine.

Crew changes (including signing-on and -off crew) is NOT permitted for goods vessels visiting purely for shipping services.

For further details and updates, as well as information about operations in Hong Kong, contact GAC Hong Kong at [email protected]

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