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Covid Entry Check: South Korea Travel Restrictions

This South Korea dashboard provides you with information on travel restrictions, quarantine on entry, Covid-19 cases, entry requirements and green lane updates.

  • Partially Open
  • Up to 14 Days
Last reviewed on 29 Oct 2020, 16:00PM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
29.51% (last 7 days)
13.72% (last 7 days)

Can you enter?

Entry is restricted to Citizens and PRs, Other Residents (pass holders), Business Travellers, Transit, Citizens and long stay visa only. A completed Health Declaration Form and a Special Quarantine Declaration Form must be presented to the quarantine desk upon arrival. Transit passengers are only limited to a maximum of 24 hours and strictly no transit for travellers from Egypt, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. Travellers must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 48 hours before departure

What to expect in South Korea?

📝 Before your trip

You must obtain advance arrival permission to board your plane. You will need a formal Medical Certificate presenting a negative PCR test from an accepted establishment. Your Certificate must be within 2 days of your arrival.

🛬 On Arrival

On Arrival there are no Covid specific requirements such as testing.

😷 Quarantine details

General arrivals will be required to quarantine for up to 14days; Quarantine served at a home or at a dedicated facility (cost borne to traveller) (special arrangement may apply due to GreenLanes). For more information:

🛂 Travel restrictions

There are routes that have Green Lanes with fewer restrictions, see below. There are no routes that have greater restrictions at this time.

✅ Greenlane Agreement
Fast track entry is only for business travellers from China with immigration clearance. Proof of negative result for Covid-19 PCR test is required 2 days before departure and approved by a local Korean embassy or consulate.
United Arab Emirates
Travellers must self-monitor their health conditions minimum 14 days before departure and obtain a medical certificate with negative COVID-19 test results, 96 hours before departure
Other GreenLanes are available from
Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Philippines or Uzbekistan
For further information visit: