Before Entry into Korea
※ From April 1 to December 31, 2023, K-ETA is temporarily exempted for 22 countries/regions below.
Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Macao, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, UK, US(including Guam)
1. K-ETA: Nationals of K-ETA eligible countries/regions can apply for K-ETA via the official K-ETA website(https://www.k-eta.go.kr/) or mobile application(search K-ETA on the mobile APP store) at least 72 hours before departure
※ HKSAR, MACAOSAR, and BNO passport holders are required to apply for K-ETA and obtain approval to enter Korea under visa-free entry.
※ K-ETA will be temporarily exempted to the 22 countries/regions starting from April 1, 2023 to December 31, 2024. For details, please refer to 'Notice on Temporary Exemption of K-ETA (As of 1st April 2023)' : https://overseas.mofa.go.kr/hk-en/brd/m_1503/view.do?seq=1343459&page=1
※ Chinese passport / DI passport / Macao travel pass holders need to apply for a visa depending on visiting purpose.
※ Please check the K-ETA website for eligible countries/regions.
※ Please be cautious of K-ETA phishing sites.
2. COVID-19 test: not necessary from 11th March 2023
After arrival in Korea
1. COVID-19 test: no need
2. Health declaration: submit 'Health declaration form' or 'QR code from Q-code'
※ From July 15, Q-code is no longer necessary from Hong Kong and Macao
revised on 22.Feb, 28.Feb, 8 Mar, 11 Mar, 1 Apr, 15 Jul