Information for Travelers with the Isolation Exemption Certificate
travelers (both Korean- and foreign-nationals) entering Korea with the
Isolation Exemption Certificate issued by the
Embassy(or Consulate) of the
Republic of Korea should follow the following instructions when entering Korea,
the spread of COVID-19.
① All travelers shall have the Isolation
Exemption Certificate issued by the Embassy or Consulate before the departure
of flight and present the Certificate at
the immigration office.
- All travelers shall wear
the pass (yellow or green) given at the immigration office around their neck
and move to the
screening clinic or temporary residential facility following
② All travelers shall be tested
for COVID-19 immediately after entry, at a screening clinic in the airport
or Living and Treatment Support Center
(19:00～9:00). Before the test results are confirmed,
they shall wait at
a designated temporary residential facility*.
* When entering the facility, travelers
shall complete a form following staff instructions and wait in the assigned
Travelers shall be allowed to move to their residence in Korea only if
they are tested negative.
③ Travelers should install the Self-Diagnosis
Mobile App (Ministry of Health and Welfare) and record their health status
(symptoms such as fever, cough, sore throat, and dyspnea) for 14 days from the
day after entry.
④ All travelers will be subject to active
surveillance for 14 days from the day after entry.
- You will receive a phone call from the
health authority everyday to check your health status and symptoms. Please
fully cooperate with the staff and provide accurate information.
* If your phone number or address has
changed, you must report to the Self-Diagnosis App Call Center at 02-6360-0900.
□ If you
fail to cooperate with the measures for infectious disease prevention (COVID-19
testing, Self-Diagnosis App installment,
Self-Diagnosis submission, active
surveillance) you may be subject to regulatory actions in accordance with
Disease Control and Prevention Act, Quarantine Act, Immigration Act, etc.