Visa Information

General Visa Policy of Korea

1) Country under Visa Waiver Agreements
Nationals of those countries or regions with which Korea has signed a visa waiver agreement can enter without visa, on the condition that they do not engage in remunerative activities during their stay. (Up to 90 days unless stated otherwise)
Continent Countries
(4 Countries)
Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand
(25 Countries)
Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Commonwealth of Dominica, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Haiti, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela (Diplomatic / Official: 30 days, Ordinary: 90 days), Uruguay
(32 Countries)
[Schengen countries (except for Slovenia out of the 26 Schengen countries)], Austria (Diplomatic/Official: 180 days), Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Latvia, Luxemburg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal (60days), Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland
※ Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden (90 days within 180 days)
Africa & Middle East
(6 Countries)
Israel, Liberia, Morocco, Tunisia(30 days), Lesotho(60 days), United Arab Emirates

2) Designated Visa-free Entry
Considering international convention, mutuality doctrine, national profit and other such factor, certain counties are granted visa-free permissions. (Up to 30 days unless stated otherwise)
Continent Countries
(6 Countries)
Brunei , Hong Kong (90 days), Indonesia (diplomatic and official, 30 days), Japan (90 days), Macau (90 days), Taiwan (90 days)
(7 Countries)
Argentina , Canada (6 months), Ecuador (90days), Guyana , Honduras , Paraguay , United States (90 days)
Albania , Andora , Bosnia-Herzegovina , Croatia (90 days), Cyprus , Monaco , Montenegro , San Marino , 
Serbia (90 days), Slovenia (90 days), Vatican
Oceania or Regions
(13 Countries)
Australia (90 days), Fiji , Guam , Kiribati , Marshall Islands , Micronesia , Nauru , New Caledonia , Palau , Samoa , Solomon Islands , Tonga , Tuvalu
Middle East and Africa
(12 Countries)
Bahrain , Egypt , Kuwait , 
Lebanon (diplomatic and official 30 days), Mauritius , Oman , Qatar , Saudi Arabia , Seychelles , South Africa , Swaziland , United Arab Emirates

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ASHNO 2019 secretariat will provide an invitation letter to support you in obtaining a visa to enter the Republic of Korea. To receive the invitation letter, your registration and full payment are required. Please contact to the ASHNO 2019 secretariat at