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Tourist Visa Exemptions


Tourist Visa Exemptions

According to MOFAT (Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade), people
from the following 99 countries do not require a visa if they are coming to
Korea on a temporary visit.
 
 

     
Country/Period(days) Country/Period(days) Country/Period(days)    
     
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 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        
 
         
PLUS    
Country/Period(days) Country/Period(days) Country/Period(days)    
     
Asia    
     
Brunei / 30 Hong Kong / 90 Japan / 30    
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 / 90      
     
South America    
     
Argentina / 30 Chile / 30 Guatemala / 30    
Honduras / 30 Paraguay / 30 Uruguay / 30    
Venezuela / 30        
     
Europe    
     
Albania / 30 Croatia / 30 Cyprus / 30    
Latvia / 30 Lithuania / 30 Monaco / 30    
Slovenia / 90 Vatican / 30      
     
Oceania    
     
Australia / 90 Fiji / 30 Guam / 30    
Kiribati / 30 Marshall Islands/ 30 Palau / 30    
Naura / 90 New Caledonia / 30      
     
Africa


Republic of South Africa / 30                           Swaziland / 30
   
     
         

K4E Editor: Korea4Expats.com tries to ensure that the information we provide is accurate and complete, so should you notice any errors or omissions in the content above please contact us at info@korea4expats.com. Immigration information does change rather quickly and it may happen that what we have posted above is outdated.
To make sure you are proceeding with accurage information, please check with Immigration directly: http://www.immigration.go.kr/ or with the Government of Korea for Foreigners website: http://www.hikorea.go.kr/pt/index.html.  Note the latter is sometimes difficult to access if you do not have Active X.
You can also telephone the immigration 'help line' 1345 and press 3 plus * for information in English (other languages also available).

           
         
             
  

 

Last Updated on 2012-01-11


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