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This page is a translated version of the page Safety and the translation is 7% complete.

Opmerking: Bel 999 ALLEEN wanneer u dringend hulp nodig heeft van de politie, brandweer of ambulance.

Mong Kok at night

Hong Kong has been consistently reputed as one of the safest metropolitan areas around the world in the past few decades. This achievement owes not only to good natural factors such as the absence of threat from large-scale natural disasters such as earthquakes, but also more importantly to the effort and efficiency of the civil security services. Compared to many million-strong cities which are criticised for their safety record and where local travel presents many dangers to visitors, Hong Kong is a city where safety is a top priority guaranteed by its trustworthy civil security services. In case of emergency or threats thereof, police stations, or police officers on patrol, may be found easily and are always willing to provide assistance. Emergency responses are also quick and emergency services are dispatched to the scene within a few minutes.

The Hong Kong Police Force is the world's second, and Asia's first, police agency to operate a modern policing system. With a long history and efficient management, today it is one of the most efficient and clean policing forces around the world. Because of them, Hong Kong has one of the lowest common crime-rates among cities with comparable populations worldwide. Emergency aid and rescue service in Hong Kong are at a world-class standard, with a service agreement which promises that an ambulance will arrive on the scene within 8 minutes of an emergency call; the Fire Service is also praised for its efficient and quality performance in responding to accidents and disasters.

Emergency Number

Call 999 when you urgently need help from the police, fire or ambulance services. Hong Kong has a strict service control system, so once you call 999, the police should show up within 10 minutes in most cases, usually less. Give the Operator your contact details an tell them where you are and wait for further instructions. For non-emergency police assistance, call 2527-7177.

Medical Help

For any medical emergency call 999, or head to the nearest hospital accident and emergency unit (A&E) if possible. If you're suffering from any non-emergency illness or injury that is manageable, you may visit any related hospital department. Hospitals register casualty details and therefore possession of identification documents could save some time.

The nearest hospital to the conference venue is the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (often called QE or QEH), located within 5 minutes of driving distance (or 20 minute walking distance). A&E units are available in the hospital and operates 24/7. If you are living near the venue, you may visit this hospital for common illnesses depending on your health issue.

Consulates

Hong Kong has consulates-general for more than 50 nations, some of which are the largest diplomatic missions in the region.

Only consulates-general are listed here, with some nations being represented by Honourary Consuls, as is the case with the Portuguese Republic, whose CG is located in Macau. Please refer to the information on the website of HK Government's Protocol Division.


Full list of Consulates general in Hong Kong 
US Consulate General in Hong Kong
UK Consulate General in Hong Kong
Central Plaza, where Consulates General of several nations in Hong Kong locates
Portuguese Consulate General in Macau, which also covers consular service for Hong Kong
Nation CG Address Region
Angola Units 2302-4, 23/F, Office Tower

Convention Plaza, 1 Harbour Rd

Wanchai
Argentina Room 412 – 416, 4/F, Jardine House

1 Connaught Place, Central

Central, HK Island
Australia Harbour Centre, 23-24/F

25 Harbour Road

Wanchai
Austria Rm 2201, Chinachem Tower

34–37 Connaught Rd

Central, HKI
Belgium 9/F, St. John's Building

33 Garden Road

Central
Bangladesh Room 4007

China Resources Building, 26 Harbour Road

Wanchai
Brazil Rooms 2014–21, Sun Hung Kai Centre

30 Harbour Road

Wanchai
Brunei Office 05-07, 24/F, Tower 2

Lippo Centre, 89 Queensway

Admiralty
Cambodia Unit 1218, 12/F

Star House, 3 Salisbury Road

Tsim Sha Tsui
Canada 11/F-14/F

One Exchange Square, 8 Connaught Place

Central
Chile Unit 1712, West Tower

Shun Tak Centre, 168–200 Connaught Rd Central

Sheung Wan
Colombia Unit 1215, 12/F, China Merchants Tower

Shun Tak Centre, 200 Connaught Rd Central

Sheung Wan
Czech Republic Rm 1204–05

Great Eagle Centre, 23 Harbour Rd

Wanchai
Denmark Rm 2402B

Great Eagle Centre, 23 Harbour Rd

Wanchai
Egypt Suite No. 1, 22/F

Sino Plaza, 255–257 Gloucester Rd

Causeway Bay
Finland Room 2405-8,

Dah Sing Financial Centre, 108 Gloucester Rd

Wanchai
France Admiralty Centre, Tower II

26/F, 18 Harcourt Rd

Admiralty
Germany 21/F, United Centre

95 Queensway

Admiralty
Greece Room 1208, 12/F

Harcourt House, 39 Gloucester Rd

Wanchai
India Unit D, 16/F

United Centre, 95 Queensway

Admiralty
Indonesia 6–8 Keswick St Causeway Bay
Iran Unit 1001-2 & 1010, 10/F

Harbour Centre, 25 Harbour Rd

Wanchai
Israel Room 701, Tower 2

Admiralty Centre, 18 Harcourt Road

Admiralty
Italy Suite 3201

Central Plaza, 18 Harbour Road

Wanchai
Japan 46-47/F

One Exchange Square, 8 Connaught Place

Central, HKI
Kazakhstan Unit 3106, 31/F

West Tower, Shun Tak Centre, 200 Connaught Rd Central

Sheung Wan
North Korea Room 3502, 35/F

China Resources Building, 26 Harbour Road

Wanchai
South Korea 5-6/F

Far East Finance Centre, 16 Harcourt Rd

Wanchai
Kuwait Unit 4502, Office Tower

Convention Plaza, 1 Harbour Rd

Wanchai
Laos Room 1402 Arion Commercial Centre

2–12 Queen's Road West

Sheung Wan
Malaysia 24/F

Malaysia Building, 50 Gloucester Rd

Wan Chai
Mexico Rooms 3004-06, 30/F

Shui On Centre, 6–8 Harbour Rd

Wanchai
Mongolia Unit 1503, 88 Gloucester Rd Wanchai
Myanmar Rooms 2401–2405, 2436–2440

Sun Hung Kai Centre, 30 Harbour Rd

Wanchai
Nepal Unit 715, Seapower Tower (North Tower)

Concordia Plaza, 1 Science Museum Rd

Tsim Sha Tsui
the Netherlands Suite 5702, 57/F

Cheung Kong Center, 2 Queen's Rd Central

Central, HKI
New Zealand 6501, Central Plaza

18 Harbour Rd

Wanchai
Nigeria Rm 2403, 24/F

Great Eagle Centre, 23 Harbour Rd

Wanchai
Pakistan Rooms 803-4, 8/F

Tung Wai Commercial Building, 109–111 Gloucester Road

Wanchai
Peru Unit 1401, 14/F, China Merchants Tower

168 – 200 Connaught Road

Sheung Wan
The Philippines 14/F, United Centre

95 Queensway

Admiralty
Poland Room 2506 Hopewell Centre

183 Queen's Rd East

Wanchai
Portugal Rua Pedro Nolasco da Silva, No 45, G/F Macau
Romania Office No. 3A, 21/F

148 Electric Road

North Point
Russia Rooms 2106–2123, 21/F

Sun Hung Kai Centre, 30 Harbour Rd

Wanchai
Saudi Arabia Suite 6401-3

Central Plaza, 18 Harbour Road

Wanchai
Singapore Unit 901, 9/F

Admiralty Centre Tower 1 18 Harcourt Rd

Admiralty
South Africa 27/F, Rm 2706–2710

Great Eagle Centre, 23 Harbour Road

Wanchai
Spain Suite 5303, 53/F

Central Plaza, 18 Habour Rd

Wanchai
Sweden Room 2501, 25/F

Bank of East Asia Harbour View Centre, 56 Gloucester Road

Wanchai
Switzerland Suites 6206-07

Central Plaza, 18 Harbour Rd

Wanchai
Thailand Fairmont House, 8/F

8 Cotton Tree Drive

Central, HKI
Turkey Room 301, 3/F

Sino Plaza, 255–257 Gloucester Rd

Causeway Bay
United Arab Emirates Unit 2205-6

MassMutual Tower, 38 Gloucester Road

Wan Chai
United Kingdom 1 Supreme Court Road Admiralty
United States 26 Garden Rd Central
Venezuela Suite 5405, Central Plaza

18 Harbour Rd

Wanchai
Viet Nam 15/F

Great Smart Tower, 230 Wan Chai Rd

Wanchai
Zimbabwe Room 909, 9/F

Harbour Centre, 25 Harbour Rd

Wanchai