Visa Information

Visitors to Korea from most countries are welcomed and will need no visas for periods of two weeks to 180 days, depending on the type of agreement between two countries.

General Visa Policy of Korea

Nationals of those countries or regions with which Korea has signed a visa waiver agreement can enter without visa, on the condition that they do not engage in remunerative activities during their stay. (Up to 90 days unless stated otherwise)

Continent Countries
Asia
(4 countries)
Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand
America
(25 Countries)
Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Commonwealth of Dominica, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Haiti, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela (Diplomatic / Official: 30 days, Ordinary: 90 days), Uruguay
Europe
(32 countries)
[Schengen countries (except for Slovenia out of the 26 Schengen countries)]
Austria (Diplomatic/Official: 180 days), Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Latvia, Luxemburg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal (60days), Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland
※ Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden (90 days within 180 days)
Africa & Middle East
(6 Countries)
Israel, Liberia, Morocco, Tunisia(30 days), Lesotho(60 days), United Arab Emirates

Designated Visa-free Entry

Considering international convention, mutuality doctrine, national profit and other such factor, certain counties are granted visa-free permissions. (up to 30 days unless stated otherwise.)

Continent Countries
Asia
(6 countries)
Brunei (30 days), Hong Kong (90 days), Indonesia (diplomatic and official, 30 days), Japan (90 days), Macau (90 days), Taiwan (90 days)
America
(7 countries)
Argentina (30 days), Canada (6 months), Ecuador (90 days), Guyana (30 days), Honduras (30 days), Paraguay (30 days), United States (90 days)
Europe
(11countries)
Albania, Andora, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia(90 days), Cyprus, Monaco, Montenegro, San Marino, Serbia(90 days), Slovenia(90 days), Vatican
Oceania or regions
(13 countries)
Australia(90 days), Fiji, Guam, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Caledonia, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu
Middle East and Africa
(12 countries)
Bahrain, Egypt, Kuwait, Lebanon(diplomatic and official 30 days), Mauritius , Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, United Arab Emirates

For more information, please contact the local Korean consultant or embassy in your country or visit the website here.