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When arriving in or exiting from Hong Kong you can choose one of 12 control points. The following table describes control points covering air, land and sea travel, provides relevant details on their use, and lists opening hours.

Summary of Locations

Immigration Control PointsSituation Upon Entry

Opening Hours (*Peak Hours)

1. Hong Kong International Airport

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Shorter waiting time for entry.

Terminal 1:
24 hours

Terminal 2:
6:00 am to 2:00 am
after midnight

2. Lo Wu

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The major land boundary control point, with a purpose-built Visitor Clearance Hall. During peak hours, the waiting time for clearance is longer, especially during peak travel seasons, holidays and weekends.

6:30 am to midnight

(*9:00 am to 12:30 pm, 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm)

3. Hung Hom

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Shorter waiting time for entry.

6:30 am to 11:45 pm

(*10:30 am to 2:00 pm,
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm)

4. Lok Ma Chau

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The busiest land boundary control point for cross boundary vehicles such as Lok Ma Chau-Huanggang Cross Boundary Shuttle Buses, cross boundary coaches, cross boundary goods vehicles and cross boundary private vehicles, etc. Normally, the waiting time for clearance is longer, especially during peak travel seasons, holidays and weekends.

24 hours

(*8:00 am to 12:00 noon,
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm)

5. Lok Ma Chau Spur Line

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During peak hours, the waiting time for clearance is longer, especially during peak travel seasons, holidays and weekends.

6:30 am to 10:30 pm

(*9:00 am to 12:00 noon)

6. Man Kam To

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Shorter waiting time for entry.

7:00 am to 10:00 pm

(*9:00am to 1:00pm,
6:00pm to 8:00pm)

7. Sha Tau Kok

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Light passenger traffic. Chosen by fewer passengers.

7:00 am to 10:00 pm

(*9:00 am to 11:00 am,
6:00 pm to 7:00pm)

8. China Ferry Terminal

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Shorter waiting time for entry.6:00 am to midnight

(*11:00 am to 2:00 pm, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm)

9. Macau Ferry Terminal

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Shorter waiting time for entry.24 hours

10. Tuen Mun Ferry Terminal

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Shorter waiting time for entry.

 

Suspension of services until further notice.

11. Shenzhen Bay

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One of the busy land boundary control points in Hong Kong. During peak hours, the waiting time for clearance is longer, especially during peak travel seasons, holidays and weekends.

6:30 am to midnight

(*8:30 am to 12:30 pm,
5:30 pm to 8:30 pm)

Remarks

12. Kai Tak Cruise Terminal

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Shorter waiting time for entry.7:00 am to 11:00 pm
(subject to the berthing schedule of cruise liner)

Remarks:  

The designated arrival Hong Kong Resident kiosks for private cars with “Driver On-board Only” and "One Passenger On-board Only” (on trial basis) are open from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Further Information

The contact details for all control points are available through the following link.

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