Hong Kong visa requirements for Singaporeans

Travel and visa requirements

Hong Kongese Visa is not required for Singaporeans

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Singaporeans with a valid passport visiting Hong Kong with the intention of tourism or visit can stay in the country for up to 90 days without a visa. 
  • Intending visitors must possess a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of their arrival in Hong Kong. The passport is required to have at least two blank pages for stamp.
  • Visitors must provide proof showing that they have enough money to cover their expenses while in Hong Kong. A valid onward or return ticket back to Singapore is also required.
  • Evidence of accommodation for the entire stay in Hong Kong is required from every visitor.
  • Travelers with arms and ammunition must provide an import license or permit obtained before arrival into Hong Kong. Also, all lethal weapons and stunning devices are not permitted into the country.
  • Singaporeans are to provide a certificate of yellow fever vaccination on arrival into Hong Kong.
  • Visitors are required to provide an import permit for their pets before entering the country. It can be obtained with evidence of the demanded vaccinations (including rabies and DHLPP) and also evidence of an existing microchip.
  • Jetstar and Scoot are some of the carriers that fly from Singapore to Hong kong
  • Flight duration from Singapore to Hong Kong is 3 hours 40 minutes.
  • The quickest one-stop flight takes close to 6 hours. Although, some airlines may take longer based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.
  • The official currency used in Hong Kong is the Hong Kong dollar.
  • Visitors with foreign currency can exchange at various banks and exchange outlets in Hong Kong.
  • The climate in Hong Kong is subtropical. Hong Kong has four distinguishable seasons - a warm and humid spring, hot and rainy summer, pleasant and sunny autumn, and a cool and dry winter. 
  • The religious practice in Hong Kong is portrayed by a multi-faith diversity of beliefs and practices.  Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism are some of the religions practiced in Hong Kong.
  • Chinese and English are the major languages of Hong Kong. However, most of the locals speak Cantonese, which is a dialect of Chinese.
  • Some of the special delicacies found in Hong Kong are sweet and sour pork, wontons, roast gooses, wind sand chicken, shrimp and chicken balls, phoenix talons (chickens' feet), etc.
  • Hong Kong and Singapore have no time difference.
  • Before traveling to Hong Kong, Singaporeans are advised to budget about $50 per daily spending in Hong Kong.
  • Hong Kong power and socket plug types are of Type G and D. The standard voltage use is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Transport in Hong Kong is possible with buses, minibusses, taxis, car rentals and trains. 
  • Visitors are expected to be polite and aware of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Hong Kong safe?

For travelers, tourists and expats, Hong Kong is one of the safest places in the world. The safety standards are very high and there is little for visitors to worry about.

Is Hong Kong time same as Singapore?

Yes, Singapore and Hong Kong currently have equivalent time zones. This means you can call your loved ones back in Singapore while in Hong Kong and it will be the same time.

What is the climate in Hong Kong like?

The climate in Hong Kong is subtropical which is similar to that of Southern China. It is characterized by a hot and humid summer and a dry cool winter.

Is it easy to change foreign currencies in Hong Kong?

Exchanging money in Hong Kong is very convenient. Visitors can find exchange stores easily on the street, especially around popular tourist areas. ATMs of different banks are also available.