South Korea 🇰🇷
The travel advice is Exercise normal safety precautions to South Korea. South Korea is Unknown restrictions for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to South Korea. South Korea is part of Asia with main city at Seoul. Its Developed country with a population of 51M people. The main currency is Won. The languages spoken are Korean.
👍 Developed 👨👩👦👦 51M people
🛡️ Travel safety for South Korea
From 1 June, the 7-day mandatory isolation period for COVID-19 patients will reduce to a recommendation to isolate for 5 days, and masks will only be compulsory in hospitals (see 'Health’). We advise: Exercise normal safety precautions in South Korea.
Exercise normal safety precautions
🚨 Travel Advice for South Korea
- Short-term visas (type C-1 and C-3) issued on or before 5 April 2020 are no longer valid.
Suspension of visa exemptions for nationals of Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Dominican Rep., Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Eswatini (Swaziland), Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Kuwait, Latvia, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Marshall Isl., Mauritius, Micronesia (Federated States), Montenegro, Morocco, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russian Fed., Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Solomon Isl., South Africa, Spain, St. Lucia, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Tuvalu, United Arab Emirates or Uruguay with a normal passport.
- This does not apply to passengers with an APEC Business Travel Card.
- This does not apply to passengers with a diplomatic, an official or a service passport.
- Suspension of visa exemptions for nationals of Japan.
Suspension of visa exemptions for passengers with a Chinese Taipei (on the cover: Republic of China Taiwan) normal passport.
Suspension of visa exemptions for passengers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) passport.
Suspension of visa exemptions for passengers with a Macao (SAR China) passport.
Passengers are subject to quarantine for 14 days and to a PCR test for Coronavirus (COVID-19) within 3 days after arrival.
- A completed Health Declaration Form and a Travel Record Declaration must be presented to the quarantine desk upon arrival.
All flights must arrive at Incheon International Airport (ICN) between 05:00 and 20:00.
Passengers are not allowed to transit through South Korea for more than 24 hours.
Nationals of Mongolia are not allowed to transit if they depart from Mongolia or travel onward to Mongolia.
- Nationals of Thailand are not allowed to transit if they are traveling onward to Thailand.
- This does not apply to airline crew.
- Nationals of Egypt, Sudan, Syria and Yemen are not allowed to transit through South Korea.
- Passengers with a visa on an expired passport must present a printed "Visa Grant Notice" and the expired passport to the immigration upon arrival.
Passengers with an E-9 visa issued by South Korea must present a completed 'Confirmation of Self-quarantine' form upon arrival. The form can be obtained at the local EPS center.
Passengers must have a printed negative COVID-19 test result issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. Tests accepted are: LAMP, PCR, SDA and TMA tests. The test result must be in English, Korean or accompanied by a certified English or Korean translation. The test result must have the name of the passenger which must match the name in the passport, the date of birth and the name of the issuing laboratory. Passengers arriving from the Philippines must have a test result issued by an approved laboratory and details can be found at the Korean (Rep.) Embassy website in those countries.
- nationals of South Korea; - passengers who are 5 years or younger.
- Nationals of South Korea without a printed negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point:
- are subject to quarantine for 14 days at their own expense. Tests accepted are: LAMP, PCR, SDA and TMA tests.
- This does not apply to passengers who are 5 years or younger.
Travel restriction details for South Korea
🚫 Destination Unknown
🛬 Return Unknown
🍽️ Restaurants & bars Fully Open
🛍️ Open shopping
🚌 Operational transport
📅 events Allowed
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