South Korea


Covid Travel Guide

Traveling restrictions may change frequently. For the official government statements, please click on the "Check traveling rules" button.

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1. Short-term visas (type C-1 and C-3) issued on or before 5 April are invalidated.

2. Visa exemptions for 90 nationalities with normal passport are temporarily suspended.

- This does not apply to airline crew.

- This does not apply to passengers with an APEC Business Travel Card.

3. Korean visas issued by the Wuhan Consulate in the Hubei Province are invalidated.

4. Visitors who have been in the Hubei Province (China People's Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to transit or enter Korea (Rep.).

5. Nationals of China (People's Rep.) with a passport issued in the Hubei Province are not allowed to transit or enter Korea (Rep.).

6. Passengers arriving from China (People's Rep) must have a visa issued by Korea (Rep.) to transit through Korea (Rep.).

- This not apply to nationals of Albania, Andorra, Barbados, Dominica, Guyana, Ireland (Rep.), Korea (Rep.), Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Nicaragua, Palau, San Marino, Slovenia, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, USA, Vatican City (Holy See) and Venezuela.

- This not apply to passengers with a British passport.

- This does not apply to passengers with a diplomatic, consular, official, service or special passport.

7. All passengers are subject to mandatory self-quarantine for 14 days.

- This does not apply to airline crew.

8. Nationals and residents of Korea (Rep.) are required to install 'Self-quarantine safety protection mobile app'.

9. Passengers and airline crew must install 'Self-diagnosis Mobile App' in their personal device and a completed Health Declaration Form and a Special Quarantine Declaration Form must be presented to the quarantine desk upon arrival.

10. All flights must arrive at Incheon International Airport (ICN) between 5:00 and 20:00.

We cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information. So we suggest you always check the information provided by the official authorities.

 

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