Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Since summer 1997 Hong Kong belongs to the People’s Republic of China. However, regulations in Hong Kong are different from those effective in all other parts of China.

Methadone/Buprenorphine Treatment: available

There are some 22 substitution treatment centers in Hong Kong all of which accept foreign patients for temporary treatment. Though not necessarily required, we advise the patient’s home prescriber to contact a clinic in Hong Kong before the patient’s journey. On arrival at a clinic patients should carry with them a letter from their doctor stating their previous history on drug addiction as well as the present dosage on maintenance. The treatment centers would not normally issue methadone/buprenorphine to tourists leaving the territory. As the effects of methadone/buprenorphine last for at least 24 hours, for most of the cases, it is only necessary to adjust the timing of the last dose administered before departure. A listing of all treatment centers is available from the Narcotics Division.

Importation of Methadone/Buprenorphine: possible

The importation of small quantities of methadone/buprenorphine by tourists for their own use during a short stay will be accepted. However, they are required to justify the quantities they carry by producing documentary proof such as medical certificates and the period of stay. The exportation of small quantities of methadone/buprenorphine is also allowed for tourists for their own use during the period of travel. The quantities of methadone/buprenorphine should be justified and accompanied with medical certificates.


Contact Addresses:

Commissioner for Narcotics
Government Secretariat
Queensway Government Offices
High Block, 23rd Floor
66 Queensway
Hong Kong
Phone: +852 28672749
Fax: +852 28101790
Department of
Wu Chung House
213 Queen’s Road East
Hong Kong
Phone: +852 28351831 or 28351834
Fax: +852 28360071

Methadone Clinics:

A: Hong Kong Island:

10 Aberdeen Reservoir Road
Hong Kong
Phone: +852 2554 1665
Street Clinic
45 Eastern Street
Sai Ying Pun
Hong Kong
Phone: +852 25495108

Shau Kei Wan Clinic
8 Chai Wan Road
Shau Kei Wan
Hong Kong
Phone: +852 25600582

Violet Peel Clinic
2 O’Brien Road
Ground Floor
Wan Chai
Hong Kong
Phone: +852 28351761

B: Kowloon:

Ho Man Tin Clinic
50 Princess Margaret Road
Ho Man Tin
Hong Kong
Phone: +852 27136091

Hung Hom Clinic
22 Station Lane
Hung Hom
Hong Kong
Phone: +852 23338957

Kwun Tong Clinic
457 Kwun Tong Road
Kwun Tong
Hong Kong
Phone: +852 23457103

Li Kee Clinic
99 Carpenter Road
Kowloon City
Hong Kong
Phone: +852 23824433

Ngau Tau Kok Clinic
60 Ting On Street
Ngau Tau Kok
Hong Kong
Phone: +852 23180976

Robert Black Clinic
600 Prince Edward Road East
San Po Kong
Hong Kong
Phone: +852 27165211

Sham Shui Po Clinic
137 Yee Kuk Street
Sham Shui Po
Hong Kong
Phone: +852 23931928

Shek Kip Mei Clinic
2 Berwick Street
Shek Kip Mei
Hong Kong
Phone: +852 27794733

Wu York Yu Clinic
55 Sheung Fung Street
Tsz Wan Shan
Hong Kong
Phone: +852 23255221

Yau Ma Tei Clinic
143 Batters Street
Yau Ma Tei
Hong Kong
Phone: +852 27702584

C: New Territories

Cheung Chau Clinic
St. John’s Hospital
Cheung Chau
New Territories
Hong Kong
Phone: +852 29811878

Lady Trench Clinic
213 Sha Tsui Road
Tsuen Wan
New Territories
Hong Kong
Phone: +852 24923025

Sha Tin Clinic
3 Man Lai Road
Tai Wai
Sha Tin
New Territories
Hong Kong
Phone: +852 26045355

Shek Wu Hui Clinic
108 Jockey Club Road
Sheung Shui
New Territories
Hong Kong
Phone: +852 26700212

Tai Po Clinic
37 Ting Kok Road
Tai Po
New Territories
Hong Kong
Phone: +852 26645020

Tuen Mun Clinic
11 Tsing Yin Street
Tuen Mun
New Territories
Hong Kong
Phone: +852 24596402

Yuen Long Clinic
269 Castle Peak Road
Yuen Long
New Territories
Hong Kong
Phone: +852 24779410


(This page last revised August 18, 1998)