Covid Entry Check: South Korea Travel Restrictions

This South Korea dashboard provides you with information on travel restrictions, quarantine on entry, Covid-19 cases, entry requirements and green lane updates.

Overview
  • Partially Open
  • Up to 7 Days
Last reviewed on 11 Aug 2022, 19:40PM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
NEW CASES
1,908,002
100% (last 7 days)
TOTAL CASES
20,845,973
Local Restrictions & Policies
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  • Workplace
  • Public events
  • Gatherings
  • Movement
  • Testing
  • Contact tracing
  • Facial Coverings
  • Vaccination

Can you enter?

Travel is not restricted by traveller type (e.g., PR, Citizen, Resident).

What to expect in South Korea?

💉 Vaccine exemptions

Vaccinated travellers are exempt from quarantine requirement(s).

These exemptions only apply to:
Fully vaccinated travellers who have received their second dose at least 14 days prior to departure.

For more information you may go to:
https://overseas.mofa.go.kr/sg-en/brd/m_2435/view.do?seq=761390&page=1

📝 Forms

You are required to complete a pre-arrival form.

Details:
All permitted inbound travellers must fill out and submit a Health Questionnaire and a Special Quarantine Declaration form while in-flight

For more information you may go to:
https://www.koreanair.com/at/en/travel-update/covid19/travel-restriction/korea

🌡️ Testing requirements

You will need a formal Medical Certificate presenting a Covid-19 test from an accepted establishment taken prior to your departure from the first embarkation point.
On Arrival you will be required to complete a test for Covid-19, the cost borne by the traveller

Details:
Travellers must have a printed negative COVID-19 test result issued at most 48 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. If arriving from Philippines or Uzbekistan. Details can be found at the Korean (Rep.) Embassy website in those countries.

For more information you may go to:
https://tinyurl.com/m9fcz6dc and https://www.koreanair.com/at/en/travel-update/covid19/travel-restriction/korea

😷 Quarantine requirements

General arrivals will be required to quarantine for up to 7 days. Quarantine is to be served at a home or at a dedicated facility (cost borne to traveller)
Reduced restrictions may apply to vaccinated travellers, please see Vaccine Exemptions for details

For more information you may go to:
http://ncov.mohw.go.kr/shBoardView.do?brdId=2&brdGubun=23&ncvContSeq=6464

DISCLAIMER

We update our information every 24hrs from travel advisories and government websites. Due to the ever-changing nature of the Covid-19 situation, please remember to check the links provided and your local airlines before you travel. We use Google Translate for quick and timely translations, please excuse any errors. Thank you.