Vaccine Bubble

Modes of Operation of Catering Premises

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Catering Premises
  • Fulfill COVID-19 vaccination requirements of Vaccine Pass Direction
  • Maximum 8 persons per table.
  • No dine-in services after 12 midnight
  • All dine-in customers must comply with the vaccination requirements in the Vaccine Pass Direction, except those
    • aged under 12
    • holding an Exemption Certificate issued by a doctor.
  • Must present QR code of Vaccination Record/Exemption Certificate for Scanning upon Entry
    • persons without QR code of Vaccination Record are required to fill in specified form, except persons aged under 12 with an accompanying adult.
  • Maximum 120 participants in any one banquet.
  • Must use the “LeaveHomeSafe
    • except persons aged under 16 with an accompanying adult
    • These persons may use the specified form instead:
      • persons aged 65 or above or aged under 16 with no accompanying adult
      • persons with disability; and
      • other persons recognized by the Government or organization(s) authorized by the Government .

All staff members involved in the operation of the business on the premises must have fulfilled COVID-19 vaccination requirements of Vaccine Pass Direction

  • Staff members, who are unfit to receive vaccination because of health reasons and holding COVID-19 Vaccination Medical Exemption Certificate, are required to make a declaration to their employers using the specified form and must undergo COVID-19 testing once every 7 days
  • All staff (including recovered person or staff members holding COVID-19 Vaccination Medical Exemption Certificates) must conduct RAT every three days before entering the premises
  • From now to 1 June 2022, in respect of a staff member who is a recovered person, the vaccination requirement is as follows:—
    1. if within 6 months from recovery: no additional dose required;
    2. if having received the second dose or third dose before COVID-19 infection: no additional dose required;
    3. (i) if after 6 months from recovery and had not been vaccinated  before  COVID-19 infection:—
      1. within 6 months from the first dose: must have received the first dose; or
      2. after 6 months from the first dose: must have received the second dose (the second dose is not required for a person aged 12-17 who took Comirnaty as the first dose); or
    4. (ii) if after 6 months from recovery and having received the first dose before COVID-19 infection: must have received the second dose (the second dose is not required for a person aged 12–17 who took Comirnaty as the first dose).
  • Person-in-charge must collect and retain the vaccination record, recovery record or COVID-19 Vaccination Medical Exemption Certificate of staff members for inspection by an authorized officer
  • Must not exceed 100% of the seating capacity.
  • Must use the "QR Code Verification Scanner" mobile application provided by the Government to scan the customers' QR code of COVID-19 vaccination record or recovery record or COVID-19 Vaccination Medical Exemption Certificate for local use.

Modes of Operation of Bathhouses

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Bathhouses
  • Fulfill COVID-19 vaccination requirements of Vaccine Pass Direction.
  • Close after 2 a.m.
  • All customers must comply with the vaccination requirements in the Vaccine Pass Direction, except those
    • aged under 12
    • holding an Exemption Certificate issued by a doctor.
  • Must present QR code of Vaccination Record/Exemption Certificate for Scanning upon Entry
    • persons without QR code of Vaccination Record are required to fill in specified form, except persons aged under 12 with an accompanying adult.
  • Must use the “LeaveHomeSafe
    • except persons aged under 16 with an accompanying adult
    • These persons may use the specified form instead:
      • persons aged 65 or above or aged under 16 with no accompanying adult
      • persons with disability; and
      • other persons recognized by the Government or organization(s) authorized by the Government .
  • All staff members involved in the operation of the business on the premises must have fulfilled COVID-19 vaccination requirements of Vaccine Pass Direction
  • Staff members, who are unfit to receive vaccination because of health reasons and holding COVID-19 Vaccination Medical Exemption Certificate, are required to make a declaration to their employers using the specified form and must undergo COVID-19 testing once every 7 days
  • All staff (including recovered person or staff members holding COVID-19 Vaccination Medical Exemption Certificates) must conduct RAT every three days before entering the premises
  • From now to 1 June 2022, in respect of a staff member who is a recovered person, the vaccination requirement is as follows:—
    1. if within 6 months from recovery: no additional dose required;
    2. if having received the second dose or third dose before COVID-19 infection: no additional dose required;
    3. (i) if after 6 months from recovery and had not been vaccinated  before  COVID-19 infection:—
      1. within 6 months from the first dose: must have received the first dose; or
      2. after 6 months from the first dose: must have received the second dose (the second dose is not required for a person aged 12-17 who took Comirnaty as the first dose); or
    4. (ii) if after 6 months from recovery and having received the first dose before COVID-19 infection: must have received the second dose (the second dose is not required for a person aged 12–17 who took Comirnaty as the first dose).
      • Person-in-charge must collect and retain the vaccination record, recovery record or COVID-19 Vaccination Medical Exemption Certificate of staff members for inspection by an authorized officer
      • Must use the "
QR Code Verification Scanner
      " mobile application provided by the Government to scan the customers' QR code of COVID-19 vaccination record or recovery record or COVID-19 Vaccination Medical Exemption Certificate for local use.

Modes of Operation of Bar of Pub/Club or Nightclub

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Bar or Pub/Club or Nightclub
  • Fulfill COVID-19 vaccination requirements of Vaccine Pass Direction
  • Close after 2 a.m.
  • Maximum 4 persons per table.
  • Pursuant to the requirement of "Vaccine Pass", must resent QR code of vaccination record or medical exemption certi­ficate or recovery record for scanning
  • Must use the “LeaveHomeSafe” or pursuant to "Prevention and Control of Disease (Requirements and Directions) (Business and Premises) Regulation" (Cap. 599F) that three types of specifi­ed persons are allowed to complete a specified form as an alternative measure
  • All staff members involved in the operation of the business on the premises must have fulfilled COVID-19 vaccination requirements of Vaccine Pass Direction
  • Staff members, who are unfit to receive vaccination because of health reasons and holding COVID-19 Vaccination Medical Exemption Certificate, are required to make a declaration to their employers using the specified form and must undergo COVID-19 testing once every 7 days
  • All staff (including recovered person or staff members holding COVID-19 Vaccination Medical Exemption Certificates) must conduct RAT every three days before entering the premises
  • From now to 1 June 2022, in respect of a staff member who is a recovered person, the vaccination requirement is as follows:—
    1. if within 6 months from recovery: no additional dose required;
    2. if having received the second dose or third dose before COVID-19 infection: no additional dose required;
    3. (i) if after 6 months from recovery and had not been vaccinated  before  COVID-19 infection:—
      1. within 6 months from the first dose: must have received the first dose; or
      2. after 6 months from the first dose: must have received the second dose (the second dose is not required for a person aged 12-17 who took Comirnaty as the first dose); or
    4. (ii) if after 6 months from recovery and having received the first dose before COVID-19 infection: must have received the second dose (the second dose is not required for a person aged 12–17 who took Comirnaty as the first dose).
  • Person-in-charge must collect and retain the vaccination record, recovery record or COVID-19 Vaccination Medical Exemption Certificate of staff members for inspection by an authorized officer
  • Must not exceed 75% of the seating capacity.
  • Must use the "QR Code Verification Scanner" mobile application provided by the Government to scan the customers' QR code of COVID-19 vaccination record or recovery record or COVID-19 Vaccination Medical Exemption Certificate for local use.

Modes of Operation of Karaoke Establishments

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Karaoke Establishments
  • Fulfill COVID-19 vaccination requirements of Vaccine Pass Direction
  • Close after 2 a.m.
  • Maximum 8 persons per table or per room.
  • All dine-in customers must comply with the vaccination requirements in the Vaccine Pass Direction, except those
    • aged under 12
    • holding an Exemption Certificate issued by a doctor.
  • Must present QR code of Vaccination Record/Exemption Certificate for Scanning upon Entry
    • persons without QR code of Vaccination Record are required to fill in specified form, except persons aged under 12 with an accompanying adult.
  • Must use the “LeaveHomeSafe
    • except persons aged under 16 with an accompanying adult
    • These persons may use the specified form instead:
      • persons aged 65 or above or aged under 16 with no accompanying adult
      • persons with disability; and
other persons recognized by the Government or organization(s) authorized by the Government .
  • All staff members involved in the operation of the business on the premises must have fulfilled COVID-19 vaccination requirements of Vaccine Pass Direction
  • Staff members, who are unfit to receive vaccination because of health reasons and holding COVID-19 Vaccination Medical Exemption Certificate, are required to make a declaration to their employers using the specified form and must undergo COVID-19 testing once every 7 days
  • All staff (including recovered person or staff members holding COVID-19 Vaccination Medical Exemption Certificates) must conduct RAT every three days before entering the premises
  • From now to 1 June 2022, in respect of a staff member who is a recovered person, the vaccination requirement is as follows:—
    1. if within 6 months from recovery: no additional dose required;
    2. if having received the second dose or third dose before COVID-19 infection: no additional dose required;
    3. (i) if after 6 months from recovery and had not been vaccinated  before  COVID-19 infection:—
      1. within 6 months from the first dose: must have received the first dose; or
      2. after 6 months from the first dose: must have received the second dose (the second dose is not required for a person aged 12-17 who took Comirnaty as the first dose); or
    4. (ii) if after 6 months from recovery and having received the first dose before COVID-19 infection: must have received the second dose (the second dose is not required for a person aged 12–17 who took Comirnaty as the first dose).
  • Person-in-charge must collect and retain the vaccination record, recovery record or COVID-19 Vaccination Medical Exemption Certificate of staff members for inspection by an authorized officer
  • Must not exceed 75% of the seating capacity.
  • Must use the "QR Code Verification Scanner" mobile application provided by the Government to scan the customers' QR code of COVID-19 vaccination record or recovery record or COVID-19 Vaccination Medical Exemption Certificate for local use.

Specifications of floor plan for designated zones

As stated in the latest directions, if a catering business holds Bar Endorsement and Karaoke Permit) chooses to operate as a bar/pub or karaoke establishment, or operate one part as a bar/pub and another part as a karaoke establishment before the commencement of the specified period. It must display a floor plan of its premises (if the premises has more than one floor, then it must display a floor plan for each floor) next to the notice with the following specifications to signify the content as set out below in a way that is clearly legible and unobstructed for differentiating and identifying that the different designated zones:

  1. The size of the floor plan for each floor must not be less than 297 x 420 mm (A3 size);
  2. The letters in the floor plan must be black in colour, the font type must be Times New Roman, and the font size must not be less than 16; and
  3. The floor plan for each floor must be drawn to scale to indicate the location of each "Designated Zone" (including Bar/Pub Zone and Karaoke Establishment Zone), its size, the location of each dining table therein.  The relevant content (including the "Designated Zone" in particular colours, i.e. light peach for Bar/Pub Zone and green for Karaoke Establishment Zone) must be shown as specified on the related FEHD webpage for identification.


Bar/Pub Zone


Karaoke Establishment Zone