Visitors entering the Republic of Korea (ROK) must hold a valid passport and visa to enter the country.
Nationals of visa waiver or visa-free countries may enter the country without a visa for tourism purposes only. For any other purposes, such as employment or education, proper visas are required.
Nationals of non-visa waiver countries must apply for visas at the nearest Korean embassy or consulate prior to entering the ROK.
Countries that are grantedvisa-free entryfor general passport holders.
Nationals of the following countries are allowed to enter and stay in ROK for up to 30 days of visa-free sojourn for tourism or visitation.
Once disembarking from your plane, follow the signs to get to immigrations. Non-resident foreigners
must fill out an Arrival card like pictured below.