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Note: Call 999 ONLY when you urgently need help from the police, fire or ambulance services.

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
Icons-flag-ao.png Angola Units 2302-4, 23/F, Office Tower

Convention Plaza, 1 Harbour Rd

Wanchai
Icons-flag-ar.png Argentina Room 412 – 416, 4/F, Jardine House

1 Connaught Place, Central

Central, HK Island
Icons-flag-au.png Australia Harbour Centre, 23-24/F

25 Harbour Road

Wanchai
Icons-flag-at.png Austria Rm 2201, Chinachem Tower

34–37 Connaught Rd

Central, HKI
Icons-flag-be.png Belgium 9/F, St. John's Building

33 Garden Road

Central
Icons-flag-bd.png Bangladesh Room 4007

China Resources Building, 26 Harbour Road

Wanchai
Icons-flag-br.png Brazil Rooms 2014–21, Sun Hung Kai Centre

30 Harbour Road

Wanchai
Icons-flag-bn.png Brunei Office 05-07, 24/F, Tower 2

Lippo Centre, 89 Queensway

Admiralty
Icons-flag-kh.png Cambodia Unit 1218, 12/F

Star House, 3 Salisbury Road

Tsim Sha Tsui
Icons-flag-ca.png Canada 11/F-14/F

One Exchange Square, 8 Connaught Place

Central
Icons-flag-cl.png Chile Unit 1712, West Tower

Shun Tak Centre, 168–200 Connaught Rd Central

Sheung Wan
Icons-flag-co.png Colombia Unit 1215, 12/F, China Merchants Tower

Shun Tak Centre, 200 Connaught Rd Central

Sheung Wan
Icons-flag-cz.png Czech Republic Rm 1204–05

Great Eagle Centre, 23 Harbour Rd

Wanchai
Icons-flag-dk.png Denmark Rm 2402B

Great Eagle Centre, 23 Harbour Rd

Wanchai
Icons-flag-eg.png Egypt Suite No. 1, 22/F

Sino Plaza, 255–257 Gloucester Rd

Causeway Bay
Icons-flag-fi.png Finland Room 2405-8,

Dah Sing Financial Centre, 108 Gloucester Rd

Wanchai
Icons-flag-fr.png France Admiralty Centre, Tower II

26/F, 18 Harcourt Rd

Admiralty
Icons-flag-de.png Germany 21/F, United Centre

95 Queensway

Admiralty
Icons-flag-gr.png Greece Room 1208, 12/F

Harcourt House, 39 Gloucester Rd

Wanchai
Icons-flag-in.png India Unit D, 16/F

United Centre, 95 Queensway

Admiralty
Icons-flag-id.png Indonesia 6–8 Keswick St Causeway Bay
Icons-flag-ir.png Iran Unit 1001-2 & 1010, 10/F

Harbour Centre, 25 Harbour Rd

Wanchai
Icons-flag-il.png Israel Room 701, Tower 2

Admiralty Centre, 18 Harcourt Road

Admiralty
Icons-flag-it.png Italy Suite 3201

Central Plaza, 18 Harbour Road

Wanchai
Icons-flag-jp.png Japan 46-47/F

One Exchange Square, 8 Connaught Place

Central, HKI
Icons-flag-kz.png Kazakhstan Unit 3106, 31/F

West Tower, Shun Tak Centre, 200 Connaught Rd Central

Sheung Wan
Icons-flag-kp.png North Korea Room 3502, 35/F

China Resources Building, 26 Harbour Road

Wanchai
Icons-flag-kr.png South Korea 5-6/F

Far East Finance Centre, 16 Harcourt Rd

Wanchai
Icons-flag-kw.png Kuwait Unit 4502, Office Tower

Convention Plaza, 1 Harbour Rd

Wanchai
Icons-flag-la.png Laos Room 1402 Arion Commercial Centre

2–12 Queen's Road West

Sheung Wan
Icons-flag-my.png Malaysia 24/F

Malaysia Building, 50 Gloucester Rd

Wan Chai
Icons-flag-mx.png Mexico Rooms 3004-06, 30/F

Shui On Centre, 6–8 Harbour Rd

Wanchai
Icons-flag-mn.png Mongolia Unit 1503, 88 Gloucester Rd Wanchai
Icons-flag-mm.png Myanmar Rooms 2401–2405, 2436–2440

Sun Hung Kai Centre, 30 Harbour Rd

Wanchai
Icons-flag-np.png Nepal Unit 715, Seapower Tower (North Tower)

Concordia Plaza, 1 Science Museum Rd

Tsim Sha Tsui
Icons-flag-nl.png the Netherlands Suite 5702, 57/F

Cheung Kong Center, 2 Queen's Rd Central

Central, HKI
Icons-flag-nz.png New Zealand 6501, Central Plaza

18 Harbour Rd

Wanchai
Icons-flag-ng.png Nigeria Rm 2403, 24/F

Great Eagle Centre, 23 Harbour Rd

Wanchai
Icons-flag-pk.png Pakistan Rooms 803-4, 8/F

Tung Wai Commercial Building, 109–111 Gloucester Road

Wanchai
Icons-flag-pe.png Peru Unit 1401, 14/F, China Merchants Tower

168 – 200 Connaught Road

Sheung Wan
Icons-flag-ph.png The Philippines 14/F, United Centre

95 Queensway

Admiralty
Icons-flag-pl.png Poland Room 2506 Hopewell Centre

183 Queen's Rd East

Wanchai
Icons-flag-pt.png Portugal Rua Pedro Nolasco da Silva, No 45, G/F Macau
Icons-flag-ro.png Romania Office No. 3A, 21/F

148 Electric Road

North Point
Icons-flag-ru.png Russia Rooms 2106–2123, 21/F

Sun Hung Kai Centre, 30 Harbour Rd

Wanchai
Icons-flag-sa.png Saudi Arabia Suite 6401-3

Central Plaza, 18 Harbour Road

Wanchai
Icons-flag-sg.png Singapore Unit 901, 9/F

Admiralty Centre Tower 1 18 Harcourt Rd

Admiralty
Icons-flag-za.png South Africa 27/F, Rm 2706–2710

Great Eagle Centre, 23 Harbour Road

Wanchai
Icons-flag-es.png Spain Suite 5303, 53/F

Central Plaza, 18 Habour Rd

Wanchai
Icons-flag-se.png Sweden Room 2501, 25/F

Bank of East Asia Harbour View Centre, 56 Gloucester Road

Wanchai
Icons-flag-ch.png Switzerland Suites 6206-07

Central Plaza, 18 Harbour Rd

Wanchai
Icons-flag-th.png Thailand Fairmont House, 8/F

8 Cotton Tree Drive

Central, HKI
Icons-flag-tr.png Turkey Room 301, 3/F

Sino Plaza, 255–257 Gloucester Rd

Causeway Bay
Icons-flag-ae.png United Arab Emirates Unit 2205-6

MassMutual Tower, 38 Gloucester Road

Wan Chai
Icons-flag-uk.png United Kingdom 1 Supreme Court Road Admiralty
Icons-flag-us.png United States 26 Garden Rd Central
Icons-flag-ve.png Venezuela Suite 5405, Central Plaza

18 Harbour Rd

Wanchai
Icons-flag-vn.png Viet Nam 15/F

Great Smart Tower, 230 Wan Chai Rd

Wanchai
Icons-flag-zw.png Zimbabwe Room 909, 9/F

Harbour Centre, 25 Harbour Rd

Wanchai