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North Korea travel restrictions & quarantine rules

Landscape view of North Korea

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The travel advice is Do not travel to North Korea. North Korea is Unknown restrictions for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to North Korea. North Korea is part of Asia with main city at Pyongyang. Its Developing country with a population of 25M people. The main currency is North Korean Won. The languages spoken are Korean.
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🚨 Travel Advice for North Korea

Unknown restrictions

for travel
There is no information about this itinerary yet

On return

Quarantine required

All authorized travelers are required to undergo a 14-day quarantine, where the first 3 days must be completed in a pre-booked government-authorized hotel. If a negative test result is returned for the test taken on arrival, travelers may continue their quarantine at their own residence or accommodation. The list of the government-authorized hotels can be found at

Test/medical certificate required

Authorized travelers are required proof of a negative test result, taken 72 hours before arrival. Further information on the testing requirements, such as types of tests accepted, can be found at

Testing on arrival

A molecular test will be administered on arrival and travelers will be provided COVID-19 at-home specimen collection kits which must be taken on day 10 of the quarantine period. The kit contains information on how to collect, store and ship the samples.

Travel restriction details for North Korea

🚫 Destination Unknown
πŸ›¬ Return Quarantine required
πŸ–οΈ Unknown
🍽️ Restaurants & bars Closed
πŸ›οΈ Essential only shopping
🚌 Operational transport
πŸ“… events Banned

πŸ”’ Lockdown Details for North Korea

Strict containment measures have been reported to be in place.
The new school term has reportedly been cancelled.
It has been reported that not wearing a facemask could lead to a sentence of three months of hard labour.

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety for North Korea

Do not travel

North Korea’s borders remain closed due to COVID-19. Tours to North Korea are suspended until further notice. We continue to advise: Do not travelΒ toΒ North Korea due to the impacts of COVID-19.
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