Registration

Application for Visas

  • Visitors who plan to stay in Korea for longer than 90 days must obtain a visa before entering Korea.
  • Nationals of those countries or regions with which Korea has signed a visa waiver agreement can enter without a visa, on the condition that they do not engage in remunerative activities during their stay.
    * Canadians can enter the Republic of Korea without a visa for a stay of up to six months.

Countries Under Visa Exemption Agreement

Total Passport Type Countries
25 Countries
(30, 60, 90 days)
Diplomatic
(2 Countries)
Turkmenistan (30 days), Uzbekistan (60 days)
Diplomatic
& Official
(14 Countries)
Azerbaijan (30 days), Bangladesh (90 days), Cambodia (60 days), China (30 days), India (90 days), Indonesia (30 days), Japan (90 days), Mongolia (90 days), Myanmar (90 days), Pakistan (3 months), Tajikistan (90 days), Turkmenistan (30 days), Uzbekistan (60 days), Vietnam (90 days)
Ordinary
(9 Countries)
Asia (5 Countries) Hong Kong (90 days), Japan (90 days), Malaysia (90 days), Taiwan (90 days), Thailand (90 days)
America
(2 Countries)

Canada (6 months), United States (90 days)

Europe
(1 Country)
Switzerland (90 days)
Africa
& Middle East
(0 Country)
N/A
Oceania (1 Country) Australia (90 days)

* Japan : Visa exemption for a stay of up to 90 days for ordinary-passport holders based on exchange of note verbale.
   (Visa exemption agreement concluded for diplomatic and official-passport holders)

Nationals of Countries or Regions Allowed for Visa-Free Entry

(Up to 30 Days Unless Noticed Otherwise)
Continents Countries or Regions
Asia or Regions
(6 Countries)
Hong Kong (90 days), Indonesia (diplomatic and official, 30 days), Japan (90 days),
Malaysia (90 days), Taiwan (90 days), Thailand (90 days)
America
(2 Countries)
Canada (6 months), United States (90 days)
Europe
(0 Country)
N/A
Oceania or Regions
(1 Country)
Australia (90 days)
Middle East and Africa
(0 Country)
N/A

  • Visa application should be made at Korean embassies or consulates abroad
  • Visa applicants are required to submit passport, application forms, a recent passport-size color photograph, and other relevant documents as determined by their status of stay.
  • Visa fees are as follows:(Visa fees below are basic rates, so first contact the Korean embassy or consulate before applying for a visa)
    • Single entry visa for a stay of no more than 90 days: US$40
    • ingle entry visa for a stay of more than 90 days: US$60
    • Multiple entry visa: US$90
      Double entry visa: US$70
    • Exemption of visa fees (As listed below)


Countries or Regions Visa Type
Japan, Taiwan, Thailand All visas (Regardless of period of stay)
※ For Ukranians, travel documents for children included
Mongolia Visas issued to holders of ordinary passports for a stay of no more than 90 days
Australia C-3-4 Visas for a stay of no more than 90 days(temporary commercial or tourism purposes)