Visa Information

For those who will travel directly to Jeju, not connecting at Inchon or Seoul, there is a very flexible entry/departure policy, which allows visitors to stay without a visa for up to 30 days, except for those who are traveling from the following countries: Afghanistan, Cuba, Ghana, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Nigeria, Macedonia, Palestine, Sudan, and Syria.For those who will travel from China and connects at Incheon or Seoul must obtain a valid visa for a legitimate entry to Korea. If you are arriving directly to Jeju, no visa is required.

Any foreign visitors wishing to enter the Republic of Korea must have a valid passport and obtain a Korean visa before coming. But people of 99 countries who want to visit Korea temporarily are permitted to enter without a visa according to visa-exemption agreements (Table 1), or in accordance with principles reciprocity or national interest (Table 2).

[Table 1] Countries under Visa Exemption Agreements

Continents Country/Period(days)
Europe ustria / 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
Liechtenstein / 90
Luxembourg / 90
Malta / 90
Netherlands / 90
Norway / 90
Portugal / 60
Poland / 90
Romania / 90
Spain / 90
Slovak Republic / 90
Sweden / 90
Switzerland / 90
United Kingdom / 90
Asia and Oceania Bangladesh / 90
Israel / 90
Malaysia / 90
New Zealand / 90
Pakistan / 90
Singapore / 90
Thailand / 90
Turkey / 90
Americas Antigua and Barbuda / 90
Bahamas / 90
Barbados / 90
Brazil / 90
Colombia / 90
Costa Rica / 90
Common wealth of Dominica / 90
Dominican Republic / 90
El Salvador / 90
Grenada / 90
Haiti / 90
Jamaica / 90
Mexico / 90
Nicaragua / 90
Panama / 90
Peru / 90
St. Lucia / 90
St. Kitts and Nevis / 90
St. Vincent & the Grenadines / 90
Surinam / 90
Trinidad and Tobago / 90
Africa Lesotho / 60
Liberia / 90
Morocco / 90 Tunisia / 30

[Table 2] Countries or Regions under principles of reciprocity and national interest

Continents Country/Period(days)
Asia Brunei / 30
Hong Kong / 90
Japan / 90
Kuwait / 30
Macao / 30
Oman / 30
Qatar / 30
Saudi Arabia / 30
Taiwan / 30
United Arab emirates / 30
Yemen / 30
North America Canada / 180 United States / 30
South America Argentina / 90
Chile / 90
Guatemala / 30
Honduras / 30
Paraguay / 30
Uruguay / 30
Venezuela / 30
Europe Albania / 30
Croatia / 90
Cyprus / 30
Latvia / 90
Lithuania / 90
Monaco / 30
Slovenia / 90
Vatican / 30
Oceania Australia / 90
Fiji / 30
Guam / 30
Kiribati / 30
Marshall Islands/ 30
Palau / 30
Nauru / 30
New Caledonia / 30
Africa Republic of South Africa / 30 Swaziland / 30