Travel restrictions of Korea (Rep.) Last updates at 13.07.2021 08:58
- Entry restrictions
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 Indonesia or 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.
- This does not apply to passengers who are 6 years or younger.
Passengers must install the 'self-quarantine safety protection mobile app' found at https://tinyurl.com/m9fcz6dc
Passengers are subject to a PCR test for 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.
Short-term visas (type C-1 and C-3) issued on or before 5 April 2020 are invalidated.
Passengers with an E-9 visa issued by Korea (Rep.) must present a completed 'Confirmation of Self-quarantine' form upon arrival. The form can be obtained at the local EPS center.
- 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.
- Quarantine is possible
Passengers are subject to quarantine for 14 days.
- This does not apply to passengers arriving from a country other than Argentina, Bangladesh, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini, India, Indonesia, Malawi, Malta, Mozambique, Pakistan, Paraguay, Philippines, South Africa, Suriname, Tanzania, Uruguay, or Zimbabwe with a vaccination certificate showing that they received the vaccine in Korea (Rep.) at least 2 weeks before departure.