As in any other country, Malaysians are advise to be aware of the local security situation at the place that they are visiting or residing. As a general guideline, Malaysians are advised to:
- SECURE THEIR TRAVEL DOCUMENTS AT ALL TIMES
- AVOID VISITING UNSAFE AREAS
- AVOID BEING ENTANGLE IN DANGEROUS SITUATION
- AVOID KEEPING ITEMS BELONGING TO STRANGERS
- OBEY LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS
WHAT TO DO IF YOU ARE IN AN EMERGENCY SITUATION
i. What do I/Malaysian do in case of emergency when I am in Hong Kong?
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs Malaysia will respond to an emergency situation that has the potential to endanger the safety or lives of Malaysian citizen abroad i.e. natural disaster, civil unrest or war. In such case, the Consulate General of Malaysia in Hong Kong will assist you. Therefore, it is important that you register with the Consulate General of Malaysia, Hong Kong so that we are aware of your presence and whereabouts.
ii. What do I/Malaysian do when I am arrested in Hong Kong?
Please request the arresting authorities to inform the Consulate General of Malaysia, Hong Kong at the following:
CONSULATE GENERAL OF MALAYSIA, HONG KONG
24th Floor, Malaysia Building, 47-50 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Telephone : (852) 2821 0800 (General enquiries - office hours) /
(852) 6900 6390 (For emergencies - after office hours)
Fax : (852) 2865 1628
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Office Hours : Monday - Friday: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Closed : Saturday & Sunday & Public Holidays
After being informed officially of the arrest of Malaysian citizens, Consulate General of Malaysia in Hong Kong will contact the arrested/detained person, arrange for family/next of kin to be informed if they so wish, give advice and guidance with the primary aim of helping them with regard to their welfare.
Assists in the transfer of necessary emergency funds from relatives and/or friends in Malaysia.
In the event of injury, arrest or detention, the Consulate General of Malaysia in Hong Kong will assists in notifying your next-of-kin accordingly.
iii. What happen in the case of death?
In the event of the death of a Malaysian citizen overseas, the Consulate General of Malaysia in Hong Kong is ready to assist Malaysians to repatriate the remains of their family member or relative that had died in Hong Kong or Macau, back to Malaysia. However, any cost incurred has to be borne by the relative/next of kin.