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Any foreign visitors wishing to enter the Republic of Korea must have a valid passport and obtain a Korean visa before coming. However, people of 99 countries who want to visit Korea temporarily are permitted to enter without a visa according to visa-exemption agreements (Table 1), or in accordance with principles reciprocity or national interest (Table 2).

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[Table1] Countries under Visa Exemption Agreements

Country/Period(days)

|

Country/Period(days)

| Country/Period(days)

Europe

Austria / 90

Belgium / 90

Bulgaria / 90

Czech Republic / 90

Denmark / 90

Estonia / 90

Finland / 90

France / 90

Greece / 90
Germany / 90 Hungary / 90 Iceland / 90
Ireland / 90 Italy / 60 Liechtenstein / 90
Luxembourg / 90 Malta / 90 Netherlands / 90
Norway / 90 Portugal / 60 Poland / 90
Romania / 90 Spain / 90 Slovak Republic / 90
Sweden / 90 Switzerland / 90 United Kingdom / 90

Asia and Oceania

Bangladesh / 90

Israel / 90

Malaysia / 90

New Zealand / 90

Pakistan / 90

Singapore / 90

Thailand / 90 Turkey / 90  

Americas

Antigua and Barbuda / 90

Bahamas / 90

Barbados / 90

Brazil / 90

Colombia / 90

Costa Rica / 90

Common wealth of Dominica / 90 Dominican Republic / 90 El Salvador / 90
Grenada / 90 Haiti / 90 Jamaica / 90
Mexico / 90 Nicaragua / 90 Panama / 90
Peru / 90 St. Lucia / 90 St. Kitts and Nevis / 90
St. Vincent & the Grenadines / 90 Surinam / 90 Trinidad and Tobago / 90

Africa

Lesotho / 60

Liberia / 90

Morocco / 90

Tunisia / 30

Colombia / 90

Costa Rica / 90



[Table2] Countries or Regions under principles of reciprocity and national interest

Country/Period(days)

|

Country/Period(days)

| Country/Period(days)

Asia

Brunei / 30

Hong Kong / 90

Japan / 90

Kuwait / 30 Macao / 30 Oman / 30
Qatar / 30 Saudi Arabia / 30 Taiwan / 30
United Arab emirates / 30 Yemen / 30  

North America

Canada / 180

United States / 90

Malaysia / 90

South America

Argentina / 90

Chile / 90 Guatemala / 30
Honduras / 30 Paraguay / 30 Uruguay / 30
Venezuela / 30    

Europe

Albania / 30

Croatia / 90

Cyprus / 30

Latvia / 90

Lithuania / 90

Monaco / 30

Slovenia / 90 Vatican / 30  

Oceania

Australia / 90

Fiji / 30

Guam / 30

Kiribati / 30

Marshall Islands/ 30

Palau / 30

Nauru / 30 New Caledonia / 30  

Africa

Republic of South Africa / 30

Swaziland / 30