Hong Kong Allowing Fully Vaccinated Domestic Helpers from Indonesia and Philippines to enter the City

Beginning Aug 30, all FDHs who were fully vaccinated in Indonesia or the Philippines must present the following documents at boarding for a flight to Hong Kong:

(a) a recognised vaccination record issued by the Indonesian or Philippine authorities. Records in other formats will not be accepted;
(b) a valid employment visa for FDHs issued by the Immigration Department (ImmD) of Hong Kong;
(c) negative result proof of a polymerase chain reaction-based nucleic acid test for COVID-19 with specimen collected within 72 hours before the scheduled time of departure of the aircraft; and
(d) confirmation of room reservation at a DQF for not less than 21 nights starting from the day of arrival in Hong Kong

For FDHs who were fully vaccinated in Hong Kong, they are already allowed to come to work in Hong Kong from Group A specified places with effect from August 20. These FDHs have to undergo compulsory quarantine in DQHs. The lists of the fourth-cycle and fifth-cycle DQHs have been uploaded to the dedicated website (www.designatedhotel.gov.hk).

For FDHs who were fully vaccinated outside Hong Kong. FDHs have to undergo compulsory quarantine at DHQ (info.tsuenwan@silkahotels.com). Silka does not allow share room or even cancellation as well as modifications of booked dates.

Hotel Requirements for Reservation and upon checking-in at the hotel:

  • FDH Passport copy
  • Valid Employment Visa
  • Recognized vaccination record

Note: “Fully vaccinated” means that the suggested dosage has been administered in accordance with the relevant guidelines of a COVID-19 vaccination course at least 14 days prior to boarding for/arrival in Hong Kong.

Sources:

https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202108/26/P2021082600265.htm

https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202108/17/P2021081700867.htm

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