Vaccine Bubble

Modes of Operation of Catering Premises

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Catering Premises
  • No entry for persons with "Red Code" or "Amber Code"
  • Maximum 8 persons per table.
  • No dine-in services after 12 midnight
  • Live performance and dancing activity are prohibited
  • All dine-in customers must comply with the vaccination requirements in the Vaccine Pass Direction, except those
    • aged under 5
    • holding an Exemption Certificate with QR code issued by a doctor.
  • Must present QR code of Vaccination Record/Exemption Certificate/Recovery Record for Scanning upon Entry
  • Maximum 120 participants in any one banquet.
    • Banquet participants must present a photo showing the negative rapid antigen test result obtained within 24 hours
  • 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
  • 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 5-17 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 5–17 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
  • No entry for persons with "Red Code" or "Amber Code"
  • Close after 2 a.m.
  • All customers must comply with the vaccination requirements in the Vaccine Pass Direction, except those
    • aged under 5
    • holding an Exemption Certificate with QR code issued by a doctor.
  • Must present QR code of Vaccination Record/Exemption Certificate/Recovery Record for Scanning upon Entry
  • 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
  • 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 5-17 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 5–17 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 or Pub/Club or Nightclub

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    Bar or Pub/Club or Nightclub
    • No entry for persons with "Red Code" or "Amber Code"
    • Fulfill COVID-19 vaccination requirements of Vaccine Pass Direction
    • Close after 2 a.m.
    • Maximum 4 persons per table.
    • Live performance and dancing activity are prohibited
    • Before entering the premises , a customer must present a photo showing the Rapid Antigen Test (RAT kit with negative result on which the customer ’s name as well as the day and time of taking the RAT are marked) of a test conducted within the preceding 24 hours
    • 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
    • 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 5-17 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 5–17 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
    • No entry for persons with "Red Code" or "Amber Code"
    • Close after 2 a.m.
    • Maximum 8 persons per table or per room.
    • All customers must comply with the vaccination requirements in the Vaccine Pass Direction, except those
      • aged under 5
      • holding an Exemption Certificate with QR code issued by a doctor.
    • Must present QR code of Vaccination Record/Exemption Certificate/Recovery Record for Scanning upon Entry
    • 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
    • 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 5-17 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 5–17 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, before the commencement of the specified period, if a catering business:

    1. holds Bar Endorsement and decides to operate a bar/pub; or
    2. 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,

    It must display a floor plan of its premises 24 hours daily (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 for choosing to operate as (i) or (ii) mode of operation above:

    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/or 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