En De
Total doses
given
129.6M
People fully
vaccinated
44.7M
% Fully
vaccinated
86.27%
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated):
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated):
Test on arrival (vaccinated):
Test on arrival (unvaccinated):

Crossing Rules:

Masks: Passengers must wear a mask in the airport and during their flight

COVID-19 test: Not required

Passenger Locator Form: Passengers must download the Self-quarantine Safety Protection App onto their phones

Health form: A Health Declaration form must be completed prior to arrival

Permission: Not required

15.11.2022

Mask requirements

  • All passengers must wear a mask in the airport and during their flight. Passengers who do not comply will be fined 100,000 KRW (South Korean Won).

Vaccination definition

  • Vaccination is not required for travel but if you are fully vaccinated you may face less travel restrictions.
  • Passengers are considered fully vaccinated between 14 to 180 days after the second dose of a World Health Organization (WHO) approved vaccine (first dose of Johnson and Johnson), or if they have received the third dose (booster) after the second dose.
    • The certificate must include the passenger's name (must match their passport), date of birth (must match their passport or ID card), type of vaccine, date the vaccine was received, name and seal of institution, seal of health institution, and must be in Korean or English. Certificates not in Korean or English must be accompanied by a certified translation.

Transit restrictions

  • Nationals of Russia are not permitted to transit through Korea (South) if travelling from or to Russia.
  • Nationals of Mongolia are not permitted to transit through Korea (South) if travelling from or to Mongolia.
  • Visa or additional documentation is required for passengers in transit for more than 24 hours, or if the passenger leaves the international transit area of the airport.
    • This does not apply to nationals of Korea (South).
    • Nationals of Mongolia, Russia and Thailand are not permitted to transit through Korea (South) for more than 24 hours. 
    • Passengers who require an Airport Transit Visa must remain in the transit area of the airport.

    Form requirements

    • All passengers must complete a "Health Declaration" form on the Q-code platform. Passengers must present a QR code upon arrival.
      • Passengers flying to Seoul Incheon International Airport (ICN) can alternatively complete the form on their flight and present the paper form on arrival.

    Testing on arrival

    • Passengers will be subject to health screening, including a fever monitoring camera, eardrum thermometer, and health status questions, on arrival. Passengers who show Covid-19 symptoms will be subject to a PCR test. If the test result is positive, they will be transferred to a quarantine facility. If the test result is negative, passengers must take a RAT on day 6 or 7.

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