Outbound Travel Alert  

Country OTA currently in force Supplementary Information

Schengen countries*

In view of the recent outbreak of Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19) in 26 Schengen countries, residents planning to travel to the countries should adjust travel plans and avoid non-essential travel. Those already there should pay attention to announcements by local authorities. Residents are also advised to take precautionary measures, wear a mask and observe hand hygiene when entering healthcare facilities and visiting crowded places. Hong Kong residents in the 26 Schengen countries who need assistance may call the 24-hour hotline of the Assistance to Hong Kong Residents Unit (AHU) of the Immigration Department at (852) 1868 or contact the Chinese Embassy in these countries at their respective consular protection hotline below.

CountryConsular Protection Hotline
Austria(43) 68120192638
Belgium(32) 27632006
Czech Republic(420) 728939951
Denmark(45) 39460866
Estonia(372) 5114016
Finland(358) 40 8677838
France(33) 153758840
Germany(49) 3027588551
Greece(30) 6973730680
Hungary(36) 30-6925414
Iceland(354) 893 2688
Italy(39) 3939110852
Latvia(371) 26189539
Principality of Liechtenstein(41) 79 3070937
Lithuania(370) 68607740
Luxembourg(352) 621546555
Malta(356) 77739008
The Netherlands(31) 0684557449
Norway(47) 93066621
Poland(48) 506957563
Portugal(351) 963355431
Slovak Republic(421) 949 693 619
Republic of Slovenia(386) 030640601
Spain(34) 699089086
Sweden(46) 0763383654
Switzerland(41) 0764959218
    [ current OTA issued on 13 Mar 2020 ]

    * Schengen countries includes Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Principality of Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Republic of Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland.

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