South Korea's visa issuance has resumed for some countries. Domestically, measures are in place to prevent the virus spread.
Can I Travel to South Korea?
- Visa-free arrivals have been suspended, and applying for visas in advance is required for most countries. Tourist visas are mostly being declined.
- Arrivals from countries eligible for K-ETA are exempt from the entry ban, however, it is required to obtain entry permission in advance.
Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to South Korea?
- Anyone arriving to South Korea is required to undergo 7 days of self-quarantine or quarantine in a national facility.
- Vaccinated arrivals who registered their overseas vaccination history at the Q-code system are exempt.
Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to South Korea?
- Most arrivals to South Korea must present a negative PCR test, no older than 48 hours.
- A PCR test and health questionnaire are required when arriving in South Korea.
- While the quarantine time, arrivals will undergo 3-4 PCR tests.
- If any symptoms appear, it will be required to use a health tracking app for 14 days.
Is public transportation open in South Korea?
Public transportation in South Korea is operating.
Are restaurants and bars open in South Korea?
- Restaurants, bars and cafes in South Korea are open.
Are businesses and attractions open in South Korea?
- Non-essential businesses in South Korea are open.
Do I need to wear a face mask in South Korea?
Wearing face masks is required in some public places.