HONG KONG
HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTFlights operated by JAL depart from and arrive at Terminal 1.

Updated: 2016/10/11

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Arrival

Arrival flow

  1. 1

    Quarantine

  2. 2

    Immigration

  3. 3

    Baggage Claim

  4. 4

    Customs

Layout

Key to symbols

  • Arrival
  • Departure
  • Connection
  • Security Zone
  • Public Zone
  • Security Zone (no use)
  • Stairs/
    Escalator
  • Toilets
  • Bus
  • Currency Exchange
  • Elevator
  • Taxi
  • Information
  • Train
  • Parking

Flights operated by JAL will arrive at Terminal 1.

Terminal 1

In the immigration control area of Terminal 1, there is immigration control and toilets (wheelchair accessible), at the baggage claim area, there is transit counters, and Once you pass through customs, there are toilets (wheelchair accessible), airport information counters, currency exchange offices, elevators, and exits to outside.

Arrival regulations

Immigration

Japanese citizens do not require a visa for stays of 3 months or less. (However, passports must be valid for the duration of stay plus at least one month.) For longer stays, please contact the Chinese Embassy Consular Division to apply for a visa. When you present your passport and arrival card, the official will ask you the intended duration of your stay. Your passport and departure card will be stamped with the number of days you are allowed to stay (your intended departure date).

A copy of your arrival card will be returned inside your passport. Please be careful not to lose this as it will act as your departure card.

Customs

  • You may be asked to open your suitcase or other belongings to have the contents examined.
  • It is recommended that you specify the contents of any cardboard boxes.
  • There are strict rules against fake branded items such as watches and handbags. Please note that such items may be confiscated.
  • Please note that the inspection is particularly strict when entering from Bangkok.

Pets

Prior reservation is necessary if you wish to bring your pet, as the transportation environment within the aircraft needs to be prepared.

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Please also be sure to check with the embassy or quarantine station at your destination for animal quarantine information such as import restrictions and required documentation.

Departure

Departure flow

  1. 1

    Check-in

  2. 2

    Customs

  3. 3

    Immigration

  4. 4

    Security check

Layout

Key to symbols

  • Arrival
  • Departure
  • Connection
  • Security Zone
  • Public Zone
  • Security Zone (no use)
  • Stairs/
    Escalator
  • Toilets
  • Bus
  • Currency Exchange
  • Elevator
  • Taxi
  • Information
  • Train
  • Parking

Flights operated by JAL will depart from Terminal 1.

Terminal 1

At Terminal 1, there are elevators, check-in counters, E and F counters, and toilets (wheelchair accessible), and Once you pass through security, there are currency exchange offices and the Air France lounge.

Departure regulations

Check-in

Hong Kong International Airport
Check-in takes place at G Island in Terminal 1 from 07:30 until 40 minutes before flight departure.
The airport ticketing counter is open from 07:30 until 16:00.

* After check-in, please proceed to Immigration and show your passport and departure card.
Hong Kong Downtown
Passengers using the Airport Express can check in at the counters in Hong Kong or Kowloon stations from 06:00 until 90 minutes before the flight departure time.
Your luggage will be processed at the station where you check in, so please ensure it is organized in advance.

* After arrival at Hong Kong International Airport, please proceed to Immigration and show your passport and departure card.
Macau, Pearl River Delta ferry terminals
It is also possible to check in at the ferry terminals below. For more information, please see Hong Kong ferry transfer service.
Participating ferry terminals: Macau (Outer Harbor Ferry Terminal), Shenzhen (Shekou), Shenzhen (Fuyong), Dongguan Humen
  • * Passengers traveling on Cathay Pacific code share flights should check in at the Cathay Pacific check-in counter.
  • For aviation security reasons, the contents of your luggage may be examined at the check-in counter.
  • At certain times of day, the counter can become extremely busy due to other arrivals occurring at the same time.

Hong Kong ferry transfer service

Immigration

Please show your passport, boarding pass, and departure card. Your passport will be stamped with a departure stamp.

Security check

After you have completed Immigration, your carry-on baggage will be checked, and you will undergo a body scan.

  • There is minimal risk of camera film being exposed, but if you are concerned, it is recommended that you deposit the film or the camera containing the film with an official.
  • The inspection is strict. Knives are obviously forbidden, as well as other sharp items such as nail clippers and even nose hair clippers. To avoid any issues, please do not put these items in your hand luggage.

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