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Visa information for Seoul, South Korea

Do I need a tourist visa to visit South Korea? Is there a startup or entrepreneur visa available for South Korea? Here’s Teleport’s overview of travel visa requirements for citizens of various countries along with startup and entrepreneur visa options in Seoul, South Korea.

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For visits up to 90 days

Required with citizenship of

Tourist Visa access to South Korea by citizenship

CitizenshipTourist visaComment
AfghanistanAfghanistan
Required
AlbaniaAlbania
Not required
30 days
AlgeriaAlgeria
Required
AndorraAndorra
Not required
30 days
AngolaAngola
Required
ArgentinaArgentina
Not required
30 days
ArmeniaArmenia
Required
AustraliaAustralia
Not required
90 days
AustriaAustria
Not required
90 days
AzerbaijanAzerbaijan
Required
BahamasBahamas
Not required
90 days
BahrainBahrain
Not required
30 days
BangladeshBangladesh
Required
BarbadosBarbados
Not required
90 days
BelarusBelarus
Required
BelgiumBelgium
Not required
90 days
BelizeBelize
Required
BeninBenin
Required
30 days visa on arrival if arriving by Jeju
BhutanBhutan
Required
BoliviaBolivia
Required
Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia and Herzegovina
Not required
30 days
BotswanaBotswana
Required
BrazilBrazil
Not required
90 days
BruneiBrunei
Not required
30 days
BulgariaBulgaria
Not required
90 days
Burkina FasoBurkina Faso
Required
BurundiBurundi
Required
CambodiaCambodia
Required
CameroonCameroon
Required
CanadaCanada
Not required
6 months
Cape VerdeCape Verde
Required
Central African RepublicCentral African Republic
Required
ChadChad
Required
ChileChile
Not required
90 days
ChinaChina
Not required
90 days
ColombiaColombia
Not required
90 days
Costa RicaCosta Rica
Not required
90 days
CroatiaCroatia
Not required
90 days
CubaCuba
Required
CyprusCyprus
Not required
30 days
Democratic Republic of the CongoDemocratic Republic of the Congo
Required
DenmarkDenmark
Not required
90 days
DjiboutiDjibouti
Required
Dominican RepublicDominican Republic
Not required
90 days
East TimorEast Timor
Required
EcuadorEcuador
Not required
90 days
EgyptEgypt
Not required
30 days
El SalvadorEl Salvador
Not required
90 days
EritreaEritrea
Required
EstoniaEstonia
Not required
90 days
EthiopiaEthiopia
Required
FinlandFinland
Not required
90 days
FranceFrance
Not required
90 days
GabonGabon
Required
GambiaGambia
Required
GeorgiaGeorgia
Required
Visa not required if arriving at and departing from Jeju (CJU) for a maximum stay of 30 days.
GermanyGermany
Not required
90 days
GhanaGhana
Required
GreeceGreece
Not required
90 days
GrenadaGrenada
Not required
90 days
GuatemalaGuatemala
Not required
90 days
GuineaGuinea
Required
Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau
Required
GuyanaGuyana
Not required
30 days
HaitiHaiti
Not required
90 days
HungaryHungary
Not required
90 days
IcelandIceland
Not required
90 days
IndiaIndia
Required
IndonesiaIndonesia
Required
IranIran
Required
IraqIraq
Required
IrelandIreland
Not required
90 days
IsraelIsrael
Not required
90 days
ItalyItaly
Not required
90 days
JamaicaJamaica
Not required
30 days
JapanJapan
Not required
90 days
JordanJordan
Required
KazakhstanKazakhstan
Not required
30 days, total period of stay shall not exceed 60 days within each period of 180 days.
KenyaKenya
Required
KiribatiKiribati
Not required
30 days
KosovoKosovo
Required
KuwaitKuwait
Not required
30 days
KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan
Required
LaosLaos
Required
LatviaLatvia
Not required
90 days
LebanonLebanon
Online
LiberiaLiberia
Not required
90 days
LibyaLibya
Required
LiechtensteinLiechtenstein
Not required
90 days
LithuaniaLithuania
Not required
90 days
LuxembourgLuxembourg
Not required
90 days
MacedoniaMacedonia
Required
MadagascarMadagascar
Required
MalawiMalawi
Required
MalaysiaMalaysia
Not required
90 days
MaldivesMaldives
Required
MaliMali
Required
MaltaMalta
Unknown
90 days
MauritaniaMauritania
Required
MauritiusMauritius
Not required
30 days
MexicoMexico
Not required
3 months
MoldovaMoldova
Required
MonacoMonaco
Not required
30 days
MongoliaMongolia
Required
MontenegroMontenegro
Not required
30 days
MoroccoMorocco
Not required
90 days
MozambiqueMozambique
Required
MyanmarMyanmar
Required
NamibiaNamibia
Required
NepalNepal
Required
Visa not required for a stay of max. 30 days provided holding visa for Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand or U.S.A. and in transit to/from those countries Although Visa Not required to Visit Jeju Island for the period of 30 Days.
NetherlandsNetherlands
Not required
90 days
New ZealandNew Zealand
Not required
90 days
NicaraguaNicaragua
Not required
90 days
NigerNiger
Required
NigeriaNigeria
Required
North KoreaNorth Korea
Not allowed
Special authorization from the DPRK government is required to visit the ROK in order to obtain a visa but the ROK does not issue visas to DPRK citizens.
NorwayNorway
Not required
90 days
OmanOman
Not required
30 days
PakistanPakistan
Required
PanamaPanama
Not required
90 days
Papua New GuineaPapua New Guinea
Required
ParaguayParaguay
Not required
30 days
PeruPeru
Not required
90 days
PhilippinesPhilippines
Required
PolandPoland
Not required
90 days
PortugalPortugal
Not required
60 days
Republic of the CongoRepublic of the Congo
Required
RomaniaRomania
Not required
90 days
RussiaRussia
Not required
RwandaRwanda
Required
San MarinoSan Marino
Not required
30 days
Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia
Not required
30 days
SenegalSenegal
Required
SerbiaSerbia
Not required
Sierra LeoneSierra Leone
Required
SingaporeSingapore
Not required
90 days
SlovakiaSlovakia
Not required
90 days
SloveniaSlovenia
Not required
90 days
SomaliaSomalia
Required
South AfricaSouth Africa
Not required
30 days
South SudanSouth Sudan
Required
SpainSpain
Not required
90 days
Sri LankaSri Lanka
Required
Maximum touristic stay of 30 days if holding a valid visa or e-visa from Schengen states, Ireland, USA, UK, New Zealand, Australia, Canada or Cyprus, and travelling to or from those countries.
SudanSudan
Required
SurinameSuriname
Not required
30 days
SwedenSweden
Not required
90 days
SwitzerlandSwitzerland
Not required
90 days
SyriaSyria
Required
TajikistanTajikistan
Required
TanzaniaTanzania
Required
ThailandThailand
Not required
90 days
TogoTogo
Required
TongaTonga
Not required
30 days
Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad and Tobago
Not required
90 days
TunisiaTunisia
Not required
30 days
TurkeyTurkey
Not required
90 days
TuvaluTuvalu
Not required
30 days
UgandaUganda
Required
UkraineUkraine
Required
United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates
Not required
30 days
United KingdomUnited Kingdom
Required
90 days
United StatesUnited States
Not required
90 days
UruguayUruguay
Not required
90 days
UzbekistanUzbekistan
Required
VenezuelaVenezuela
Not required
90 days
VietnamVietnam
Required
YemenYemen
Required
ZambiaZambia
Required
ZimbabweZimbabwe
Required