Take a PCR nucleic acid test for COVID-19 in one of the selected clinics. Specimen should be collected within 72 hours before the scheduled time of departure of your designated flight. Travellers, whose designated flights are departing before 4 December 2020, must apply for approval. Upon receiving an approval, they can make an appointment for PCR nucleic acid test at one of the designated clinics or designated clinics or testing centre. Travellers, whose designated flights are departing on or after 4 December 2020, do not need to apply for approval and may directly proceed to make an appointment with the designated clinic or testing centre of their choice to take the test.
Note for short turnaround in Singapore
In case you have travelled from Hong Kong to Singapore and have taken a pre-departure COVID-19 PCR nucleic acid test by one of the testing institutions recognised by the HKSAR Government, if the specimen for the aforementioned pre-departure COVID-19 PCR nucleic acid test was collected within 72 hours prior to the scheduled time of departure of your return designated flight to Hong Kong, you do NOT need to take another COVID-19 PCR nucleic acid test in Singapore.