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South Korea travel restrictions from Costa Rica

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Open with restrictions

for travel from Costa Rica
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South Korea quarantine details

South Korea is open with restrictions for travel. Quarantine is required on arrival to South Korea and when returining back to Costa Rica no quarantine is required.Most visitors from South Korea need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result to enter Costa Rica.Get travel restrictions, quarantine and entry requirements for South Korea from Costa Rica.
🚫 Destination Quarantine required
βœ… Return No quarantine
⚠️ Some Visitors
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South Korea travel restrictions from Costa Rica

International travel to South Korea is permitted for those with a valid entry permit or visa. It is necessary to comply with requirements to ensure entry is allowed.

Vaccinated traveller exceptions

Travelers who present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19, with the use of a WHO-approved vaccine, are exempt from quarantine requirements. The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure. These travelers will undergo health monitoring through an app, take two compulsory COVID tests, and must limit some activities for 14 days.
Those with a vaccine issued outside of South Korea can only be exempt from quarantine requirements if traveling for essential reasons including important business or academic interests.

Quarantine required

Travelers are required to quarantine for 14 days on arrival. Most short-term foreign travelers are required to quarantine at a government facility. The cost range per night is $100-150 USD and must be paid by the traveler. Nationals, residents, and long-term visa holders can complete the quarantine period at their private residence.
As part of the quarantine procedure, either the 'Self-Quarantine Safety Protection App' or 'Self-Diagnosis App' must be installed on a mobile device. Health officials at the airport will confirm which app each traveler should use and will provide assistance to install it correctly.

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative PCR test, taken within the previous 72 hours, to be provided upon departure. This document must be printed and written in Korean or English.

Testing on arrival

All passengers will undergo testing on arrival and must remain in the testing facility until the test results are received.
Exceptionally, nationals, residents, and travelers from the US and Europe on long-term visas will be tested within 3 days at a public health center. US and European travelers on short-term visas will be tested at the airport, with results confirmed within 2 days.

Other medical measures

All arrivals are subject to health screening, such as temperature checks, visual assessment, and completing a health questionnaire.
For more details Central Disease Control Headquarters, South Korea

Government measures

Visitors may need to sign up to a QR-based registration system to access most facilities, for contact tracing purposes. In addition to safety guidelines, preventative health measures such as frequent hand washing and social distancing are encouraged to combat further outbreaks. Current restrictions may vary per region. Regional government websites can be found at https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/south-korea/coronavirus

Use of masks

Face masks are required in public places, on public transport, and when social distancing rules cannot be respected.

Public transport

Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Restaurants are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. QR-code registration may be required for contact tracing purposes.

Bars

Bars are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. QR-code registration may be required for contact tracing purposes.

Nightclubs

Nightclubs are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. QR-code registration may be required for contact tracing purposes.

Shops

Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

On return

Vaccinated traveller exceptions

Travelers who present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19, with the use of an approved vaccine, are not required to provide proof of travel insurance.
The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before arrival.
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