Travel restrictions of Korea (Rep.)
Last updates at 08.01.2021 19:38
  • Entry restrictions
    Passengers must have a printed medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. The certificate must be in English, Korean or accompanied by a certified English or Korean translation. The name in the certificate must match the name on the passport.
    - This does not apply to passengers who are 5 years or younger.
    Short-term visas (type C-1 and C-3) issued on or before 5 April 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.

  • Forced isolation
    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.

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