Int'l Attendees

All foreign visitors wishing to enter the Republic of Korea must have a valid passport and some visitors must obtain a Korea visa before departure. Below are 99 countries whose citizens may temporarily enter without a visa according to visa exemption agreements (Table 1), or in accordance with principles reciprocity or national interest(Table 2).

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[Table1] Countries under Visa Exemption Agreements

ex) Country/Period(days)

Asia and Oceania
  • Bangladesh / 90
  • New Zealand / 90
  • Singapore / 90
  • Thailand / 90
   
Americas
  • Antigua and Bahamas / 90
  • Barbados / 90
  • Barbuda / 90
  • Brazil / 90
  • Canada / 60
  • Chile / 90
  • Colombia / 90
  • Common wealth of Dominica / 90
  • Costa Rica / 90
  • Dominican Republic / 90
  • El Salvador / 90
  • Grenada / 90
  • Guatemala / 90
  • Haiti / 90
  • Jamaica / 90
  • Mexico / 90
  • Nicaragua / 90
  • Panama / 90
  • Peru / 90
  • St. Kitts and Nevis / 90
  • St. Vincent & the Grenadines / 90
  • St. Lucia / 90
  • Surinam / 90
  • Venezuela / 90
  • Trinidad and Tobago / 90
Europe
  • Austria / 90
  • Belgium / 90
  • Bulgaria / 90
  • Czech Republic / 90
  • Denmark / 90
  • Estonia / 90
  • Finland / 90
  • France / 90
  • Greece / 90
  • Germany / 90
  • Hungary / 90
  • Iceland / 90
  • Ireland / 90
  • Italy / 60
  • Latvia / 90
  • Liechtenstein / 90
  • Lithuania / 90
  • Luxembourg / 90
  • Malta / 90
  • Netherlands / 90
  • Norway / 90
  • Poland / 90
  • Portugal / 60
  • Romania / 90
  • Slovak Republic / 90
  • Spain / 90
  • Sweden / 90
  • Switzerland / 90
  • United Kingdom / 90
Middle East and Africa
  • Israel / 90
  • Lesotho / 60
  • Liberia / 90
  • Morocco / 90
  • Turkey / 90
  • Tunisia / 30
 

[Table2] Countries or Regions under principles of reciprocity and national interest

ex) Country/Period(days)

Asia and Oceania
  • Australia / 90
  • Brunei / 30
  • Fiji / 30
  • Guam / 30
  • Hong Kong / 90
  • Japan / 90
  • Kiribati / 30
  • Macao / 90
  • Marshall Islands/ 30
  • Micronesia / 30
  • Nauru / 30
  • New Caledonia / 30
  • Palau / 30
  • Solomon Islands / 30
  • Samoa / 30
  • Taiwan / 30
  • Tonga / 30
  • Tuvalu / 30
Americas
  • Argentina / 30
  • Canada / 180
  • Ecuador / 30
  • Guyana / 30
  • Honduras / 30
  • Paraguay / 30
  • Uruguay / 30
  • United States / 90
 
Europe
  • Albania / 30
  • Andorra / 30
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina / 30
  • Croatia / 90
  • Cyprus / 30
  • Monaco / 30
  • Montenegro / 30
  • San Marino / 30
  • Serbia / 30
  • Slovenia / 90
  • Vatican / 30
Middle East and Africa
  • Egypt / 30
  • Kuwait / 30
  • Mauritius / 30
  • Oman / 30
  • Qatar / 30
  • Republic of South Africa / 30
  • Saudi Arabia / 30
  • Swaziland / 30
  • United Arab emirates / 30
  • Seychelles / 30
  • Yemen / 30