General visa to South Korea
A general visa to South Korea is issued for foreign nationals who intend to visit to Korea for conference, training, participate in a competition without receiving remuneration, etc. Its validity is 90 days (single and double entry; make sure your visa covers your travel dates) or 1-5 years for multiple entry. Nationals from countries eligible for Electronic Travel Authorisation may apply for K-ETA instead.
Travellers who are seeking entry into South Korea must submit through a travel agent appointed by the Embassy. Global Singapore has been appointed by the South Korean Embassy to submit visa applications on the applicant’s behalf.
Quarantine-Free Travel to Korea
- Quarantine is lifted for ALL travellers regardless of vaccination status starting from 08 June 2022.
- With effect from 01 October 2022, the on-arrival and pre-departure PCR test requirements will be lifted.
- ALL travellers including children below the age of 6 are required to register for Q-Code System prior to departure. A QR code will be issued to the traveller’s email after registration. The Q-Code is valid for one-time entry. Therefore, you need to register for Q-Code before every entry. If you require clarifications on Q-Code or assistance with any technical difficulties, please contact Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) at +82-2-2633-1339. We will not be able to assist you with the Q-Code.