Articles in Transit
Articles in transit are normally not subject to import and export licensing control except those specified in Schedule 2 to the Import and Export (Strategic Commodities) Regulations. Schedule 2 covers specific munitions, nuclear-related materials facilities and equipment, and their related documents containing technological information and articles for a use relating to nuclear, chemical or biological weapons.
Schedule 2 goods transiting through Hong Kong requires an import licence (in respect of the inbound journey of the consignment entering Hong Kong) and an export licence (in respect of the outbound journey leaving Hong Kong).
When applying for licences for goods in transit, applicants should :
The Trade and Industry Department may impose additional licensing conditions, such as requiring the exporter to produce a landing certificate or delivery verification certificate in respect of the goods to the Director-General within 12 weeks after the date of shipment.