COVID-19
TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS DATABASE
Travel restrictions updates for Korea (Rep.)
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08.10.2020 23:22: imposed entry restrictions.
Short-term visas (type C-1 and C-3) issued on or before 5 April are invalidated.


07.10.2020 20:16: cancelled entry restrictions.
Short-term visas (type C-1 and C-3) issued on or before 5 April are invalidated.


22.09.2020 18:56: updated entry restrictions for passengers who arrive from or during last 14 days have been in Uzbekistan.
Passengers who have been in Uzbekistan in the past 14 days must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 48 hours before departure. The test must have been taken in Swiss Lab or Korea No 1 Laboratory. The certificate must be in English or Korean.


22.09.2020 18:56: updated entry restrictions for passengers who arrive from or during last 14 days have been in Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Philippines.
Passengers who have been in Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan or Philippines in the past 14 days must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 48 hours before departure. The certificate must be in English or Korean.


16.09.2020 18:24: updated quarantine policy.
Passengers are subject to quarantine for 14 days and to a PCR test for Coronavirus (COVID-19) within 3 days after arrival.
- This does not apply to passengers with an Isolation Exemption Certificate issued by a Korean Embassy or Consulate before departure. They must be tested on Coronavirus (COVID-19) upon arrival and stay at designated quarantine facilities for 1 or 2 days until a negative test result is obtained.


20.08.2020 16:00: updated entry restrictions for passengers who arrive from or during last 14 days have been in Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Philippines, Uzbekistan.
Passengers who have been in Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Philippines or Uzbekistan in the past 14 days must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 48 hours before departure. The certificate must be in English or Korean.


20.08.2020 16:00: updated quarantine policy.
Passengers are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days.
- This does not apply to nationals of China (People's Rep.) and United Arab Emirates traveling on business under the Fast Track program and their accompanying family members. They must:
-- self-monitor their health conditions minimum 14 days before departure and hold a medical certificate to prove Coronavirus (COVID-19) negative testing result issued at most 72 hours before departure for nationals of China (People's Rep.) or 96 hours before departure for nationals of United Arab Emirates, and
-- be tested on Coronavirus (COVID-19) upon arrival. They must stay at designated quarantine facilities for 1 or 2 days until a negative test result is obtained.
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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. For further instructions, see: http://ncov.mohw.go.kr/selfcheck/


11.08.2020 15:12: cancelled ban entry for passengers who arrive from or during last 14 days have been in China (Hubei Province).

11.08.2020 15:12: updated entry restrictions.
Short-term visas (type C-1 and C-3) issued on or before 5 April are invalidated.


22.07.2020 16:26: updated entry restrictions for passengers who arrive from or during last 14 days have been in Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan.
Passengers who have been in Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Philippines or Uzbekistan in the past 14 days must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 48 hours before departure. The certificate must be in English.


22.07.2020 16:26: imposed entry restrictions for passengers who arrive from or during last 14 days have been in Philippines, Uzbekistan.
Passengers who have been in Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Philippines or Uzbekistan in the past 14 days must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 48 hours before departure. The certificate must be in English.


21.07.2020 04:18: updated entry restrictions for passengers who arrive from or during last 14 days have been in Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan.
Passengers who have been in Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan or Pakistan in the past 14 days must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 48 hours before departure. The certificate must be in English.


14.07.2020 18:08: imposed entry restrictions for passengers who arrive from or during last 14 days have been in Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan.
Passengers who have been in Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan or Pakistan in the past 14 days must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 48 hours before arrival. The certificate must be in English.


09.07.2020 20:42: updated quarantine policy.
Passengers are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days.
This does not apply to nationals of China (People's Rep.) traveling on business under the Fast Lane program and their accompanying family members. They must:
- self-monitor their health conditions minimum 14 days before departure and hold a medical certificate to prove Coronavirus (COVID-19) negative testing result issued at most 72 hours before departure, and
- be tested on Coronavirus (COVID-19) upon arrival. They must stay at designated quarantine facilities for 1 or 2 days until a negative test result is obtained.
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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. For further instructions, see: http://ncov.mohw.go.kr/selfcheck/


15.06.2020 18:34: updated quarantine policy.
Passengers are subject to quarantine for 14 days and to a PCR test for Coronavirus (COVID-19).
This does not apply to nationals of China (People's Rep.) traveling on business under the Fast Lane program and their accompanying family members. They must:
- self-monitor their health conditions minimum 14 days before departure and hold a medical certificate to prove Coronavirus (COVID-19) negative testing result issued at most 72 hours before departure, and
- be tested on Coronavirus (COVID-19) upon arrival. They must stay at designated quarantine facilities for 1 or 2 days until a negative test result is obtained.
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. For further instructions, see: http://ncov.mohw.go.kr/selfcheck/


03.06.2020 17:30: updated quarantine policy.
Passengers are subject to quarantine for 14 days and to a PCR test for Coronavirus (COVID-19).
This does not apply to nationals of China (People's Rep.) traveling on business and their accompanying family members. They must:
- self-monitor their health conditions minimum 14 days before departure and hold a medical certificate to prove Coronavirus (COVID-19) negative testing result issued at most 72 hours before departure, and
- be tested on Coronavirus (COVID-19) upon arrival. They must stay at designated quarantine facilities for 1 or 2 days until a negative test result is obtained.
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. For further instructions, see: http://ncov.mohw.go.kr/selfcheck/


20.05.2020 19:16: updated quarantine policy.
Passengers are subject to mandatory self-quarantine for 14 days.
This does not apply to business travelers and their accompanying family members if they are nationals of China (People's Rep.). They must:
- self-monitor their health conditions minimum 14 days before departure and hold a medical certificate to prove Coronavirus (COVID-19) negative testing result issued within 72 hours before departure, and
- be tested on Coronavirus (COVID-19) upon arrival. They must stay at a designated quarantine place up to 1-2 days until the result comes out. Once the result is negative, passengers no longer need to self-quarantine.
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. For further instructions, see: http://ncov.mohw.go.kr/selfcheck/


18.04.2020 01:22: imposed airports operations restrictions: some airports are closed or restrictions for operations of airports has been imposed.
Flights must arrive at Incheon International Airport (ICN) between 5:00 and 20:00.


16.04.2020 13:14: updated entry restrictions.
Short-term visas (type C-1 and C-3) issued on or before 5 April are invalidated.
Korean visas issued by the Wuhan Consulate in the Hubei Province are invalidated.


16.04.2020 13:14: updated quarantine policy.
Passengers are subject to mandatory self-quarantine for 14 days.
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. For further instructions, see: http://ncov.mohw.go.kr/selfcheck/


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