Visa-free movement regime countries

Visa-free movement regime countries

The nationals of the countries listed below travelling to South Korea for tourism or business do not need a visa for a stay of up to 90 days, but must hold a confirmed return air ticket.

The Visa Exemption Agreement is applicable only for the purpose of touring, business meetings, conferences, seminars, short term study, etc. It is not applicable to employment engagement, whether paid or unpaid, or to those intending to study long term in Korea.

Please note that you may not extend your stay in Korea beyond 90 days or change your status under the Visa Exemption Agreement while you are in Korea.

Asia and Oceania:

  • Malaysia
  • New Zealand
  • Singapore
  • Thailand

 

North and South America:

  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • 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
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela *

 
* 30 days for diplomatic/official passports; 90 days for ordinary passports

Europe:

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark *
  • Chile
  • Estonia *
  • France
  • Finland *
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland *
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Kazakhstan
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Latvia
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Norway *
  • Poland
  • Portugal **
  • Romania
  • Russia ***
  • Slovakia
  • Spain
  • Sweden *
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
  • UK
* The stay should not exceed 90 days in any 180 days’ period
** Up to 60 days
** Up to 60 days; the stay should not exceed 90 days in any 180 days’ period
 

Middle East & Africa:


Nationals of countries or regions allowed for visa-free entry:

Asia:

 

North and South America:

  • Argentina (30 days)
  • Canada (6 months)
  • Ecuador (30 days)
  • Guyana (30 days)
  • Honduras (30 days)
  • Paraguay (30 days)
  • United States (90 days)

 

Europe:

 

Oceania:

 

Europe:

 

Middle East & Africa: