All foreign visitors entering the Republic of Korea must possess a valid passport. Delegates, except those from countries who have visa exemption agreements with Korea, should apply to a Korean diplomatic mission in their countries for visas prior to departure. For details, delegates are advised to contact the Korean Embassy in their countries, or view the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade website at www.mofat.go.kr. Please contact the Conference Secretariat if you have difficulties in obtaining a visa.
Nationals of countries or regions allowed for visa-free entry
|Asia||Brunei, Hong Kong (90 days), Indonesia (diplomatic and official), Japan (90 days), Macau (90 days), Taiwan|
|America||Argentina, Canada (6 months), Ecuador, Guyana, Honduras, Paraguay, United States (90 days), Uruguay|
|Europe||Albania, Andora, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Cyprus, Monaco, Montenegro, San Marino, Serbia, Slovenia (90 days), Vatican|
|Oceania||Australia (90 days), Fiji, Guam, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Caledonia, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu|
|Middle East and Africa||Australia (90 days), Fiji, Guam, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Caledonia, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu|
- Nationals of the above countries or regions are allowed up to 30 days of visa-free sojourn for tourism or visit.
- Exceptions: Nationals of Canada are allowed up to 6 months, and nationals of Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Slovenia, and the United States are allowed up to 90 days.
Related site: http://www.hikorea.go.kr
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