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Safe Travel in Seoul

Immigration Procedures

Before Boarding
  • Consent to mandatory quarantine must be signed prior to landing.
  • Travelers must present a negative COVD-19 test result form which was taken within the last 72 hours before boarding the flight.
  • COVID-19 Tests: Only gene amplification detection (RT-PCR, LAMP, TMA, SDA, NEAR, etc.) are recognized, whereas antigenic anti tests (RAT, ELISA, etc.) are not accepted.
    -Mandatory information: On the negative test result form, the person’s name, birthdate, test type, test date, test result, date of test results, and the name of the institution where the test was taken must be listed, and the test result must be negative.
    -Language on form: Under the ‘Test Type’ title, information should be written in Korean or English.
    -Type of Form: Printed form (If the certificate is issued online, it must be printed and submitted in person)
    -Children under the age of 6 (at the time of arrival) may be exempted from the negative test result requirement if all of the accompanying persons traveling with the infant or child have submitted valid negative PCR test results.
After Arrival at the Airport

When entering Korea, entry procedure is as follows.

  • Travelers must present a negative COVD-19 test result form which was taken within the last 72 hours before boarding the flight.
  • Quarantine station procedures:
    - Confirmation of COVID-19 vaccination certificate as presented by the entrant -> Completion of vaccination as of the date of entry and confirmation of whether a person is from a country which is exempted from quarantine -> Placing a “Vaccination Complete” sticker on the passport of travelers who have completed vaccination
  • Immigration Checkpoint
    -Travelers who have a “Vaccination Complete” sticker on their passports will be entered into a relevant system pertaining to vaccination of foreign entrants to the country, and a quarantine notice will be issued.
[Safe Travel Zones Agreement (Visitors from Singapore and Saipan)]
  • When boarding the airplane, travelers must present a negative COVD-19 test result form which was taken within the last 48 hours (2 days) before boarding the flight.
  • Separate necklaces will be distributed by the airline, and visitors who are wearing this necklace will be entered into a separate system at the quarantine checkpoint in the airport stating that their vaccination is complete and they are from a country that is part of the Safe Travel Zones Agreement. These visitors must take a PCR test one day after entry and 6-7 days after entry as well (In the event of a traveler who does not take the PCR tests, quarantine measures will be taken immediately).
    -For vaccinated travelers from Singapore, PCR tests will be conducted at the Incheon Airport COVID-19 Test Center (visitor is responsible for the cost of the test). If the length of stay is more than 8 days, visitors must take a PCR test on the 6th or 7th day of entry at the appropriate testing facility (visitor is responsible for the cost of the test).
    -On the 3rd and 5th day of entry, travelers from Singapore must conduct a diagnosis with a self-test kit (a guide message will be sent through the self-diagnosis app).
Quarantine Guidelines
  • As of March 10, 2022, Korea Standard Time (KST), all travelers entering the Republic of Korea from abroad are required to quarantine for seven (7) days in accordance with the Quarantine Act and other pertinent law so as to prevent further spread of COVID-19. This applies to ALL travelers, even those who have been vaccinated overseas. During the seven-day quarantine period, all travelers will stay in temporary living facilities.  If a negative result is received following a PCR test taken between the first day of the quarantine period and prior to release from quarantine, it may be possible to receive an early release from quarantine.
    As of March 21, 2022, all *vaccinated travelers entering the Republic of Korea will be exempt from self-quarantine. 
    * The term "vaccinated" strictly abides by the following parameters: 
    1) Those who have received their 2nd vaccination with a minimum of 14 days having passed and within 180 days since vaccination; or 
    2) Those who have received their 3rd vaccination.
Pricing & Facilities
  • Travelers seeking a short-term stay in South Korea are required to quarantine at a government facility.
  • The cost of stay in these facilities totals approximately KRW 2.1 million, averaging KRW 150,000 per night. All travelers must bear the entirety of the expense.
Self-isolation at Home
  • Those who have immediate family or are spouses of long-term residents in South Korea may be permitted to quarantine at their family's home; however, they must submit documentation proving such familial relations (marriage or birth certificates, etc.) to be granted the above exception.
Facility Use Guidelines
  • All travelers who have completed entry procedures are provided transportation to be escorted to government quarantine facilities.
  • As a part of the check-in process for the facility, luggage will be disinfected, and travelers will have to pay quarantine fees up front before heading to isolation rooms.
  • All meals are provided during the entire period of quarantine.
  • All quarantined travelers must use the designated self-diagnosis app to report their health condition and symptoms on a daily basis.
  • Those that are unable to download or use the application are required to report their health condition and symptoms to designated caseworkers.

Social Distancing

Mask Mandates
  • Masks are required both indoors and outdoors.
  • Masks are required at all times except during the consumption of food and/or drink at public facilities.
  • Masks are required during the use of subways, taxis, ships, and other forms of public transportation, as well as during the visitation of hospitals, gyms, and other public facilities.
  • Failure to comply with the above stated conditions regarding the mask mandate will result in a fine of KRW 100,000.
Key Rules for Personal Safety
  • [Rule 1] Wear a mask & maintain social distancing
  • [Rule 2] Get tested if symptomatic, remain at home & abstain from contact with others
  • [Rule 3] Wash hands for thirty (30) seconds
  • [Rule 4] Ventilate indoor areas at least three times a day & regularly sterilize surfaces
  • [Rule 5] Maintain social distancing & be considerate of others
Indoor/Outdoor Activities

For the health and safety of ourselves and our families, please follow all quarantine measures while holding private gatherings. Furthermore, for the well-being of all eating and drinking on public transportation is strictly prohibited.

  • Depending on the COVID-19 quarantine stage as set by the government, the number of people permitted in private gatherings as well as operating hours of multi-use facilities may be subject to change