COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country. All foreign nationals arriving in South Korea are required to provide a negative PCR test certificate. The PCR test (RT-PCR, LAMP, TMA, SDA, and NEAR DNA amplification-based tests are also valid) must have been taken within the 48 hours prior to departure. As of 23 May 2022, a supervised Rapid Antigen Test (RAT, i.e. lateral flow test) issued by a hospital or clinic within 24 hours prior to departure will also be accepted.
All arrivals, including children aged 5 and younger, and regardless of nationality and length of stay, are also required to be tested for coronavirus (COVID-19) within 24 hours after entering South Korea. You can reserve an appointment for a PCR test upon arrival at Incheon Airport through the Airport Clinic’s website or take a PCR test within 24 hours of arrival in South Korea at a medical institution near your accommodation or residence.