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Crossing Rules:

Masks: Not required

COVID-19 test: Not required

Passenger Locator Form: Not required

Health form: A Health Declaration is recommended to be completed prior to arrival

Permission: Not required


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 are recommended to complete a Health Declaration form on the Q-code platform.

    Testing on arrival

    • Passengers will be subject to health screening and temperature checks on arrival. Symptomatic passengers must follow Korean Ministry of Health protocols.
    • For further information on screening and testing on arrival, please see Korea Travel Safety Guidelines.

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