Travel Advisory

Hong Kong Ban on Alternative Smoking Products

04 May 2022

Attention: All passengers entering Hong Kong 


The Hong Kong authorities are strictly prohibiting the importation, manufacturing, distribution, sale, and advertisement of Alternative Smoking Products (ASPs) -- including electronic cigarettes, heat-not-burn cigarettes, herbal cigarettes, and heated tobacco products. 


All inbound travelers are strictly not allowed to carry these products into Hong Kong. 


Those who fail to comply may receive a maximum penalty of six months imprisonment and a fine of fifty thousand Hong Kong dollars.

For more information, please visit https://www.taco.gov.hk/t/english/legislation/legislation_asp.html.


Thank you and we hope for your kind understanding and cooperation.


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