K-ETA will be implemented from September 1st
Visa-free foreign visitors(including Dutch Citizens) need K-ETA approval in order to obtain the boarding pass and to enter the Republic of Korea. K-ETA is valid for multiple trips over a period of 2 years and the application fee is 10,000 KRW/person.
* Official Website : https://www.k-eta.go.kr/portal/apply/index.do
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K-ETA is mandatory for nationals or citizens of 66 visa-waiver countries and 46 designated visa-free entry countries who plan to travel to the Republic of Korea. However, due to the COVID-19, from September 1 st ① nationals of 49 countries/regions, where visa-free entry is available and ② 「Priority Entry (Business) Persons」 from the 63 visa-free entry suspended countries are available to apply for K-ETA.
The K-ETA Center is operated 24 hours – 7 days a week and provides consultation service (e-mail only) available in English, Russian, and Thai languages during weekdays from 9:00 to 18:00.
For K-ETA required countries list, please refer to Attachment 1
For more information about K-ETA, please refer to Attachment 2 ※ A negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result should be issued within 72 hours of departure date. Detailed information can be found at the [K-ETA homepage]- [Notice] board No. 2: “All travelers (including Korean nationals) are required to present a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result.”