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Quanrantine Guide

Quanrantine Guide for Inbound Travelers

Mandatory quarantine no longer required.
As of June 8, 2022, regardless of one's vaccination history or visa status, all in bound travelers to the Republic of Korea are now exempt from quarantine.  (Only confirmed cases will be required to quarantine.)

Prior to Entry into theRepublic of Korea

As of 00:00 (KST), September 3, 2022, inboundtravelers are no longer required to submit negative COVID-19 test results foreither the PCR (polymerase chain reaction) or RAT (rapid antigen test) tests. 

Following Entry in theRepublic of Korea (Quarantine Stage)

Inbound travelers receive a healthscreening, including quarantine inspection and body temperature check using thermalcameras, infrared digital ear thermometer, etc.

Q-Code System:Quarantine COVID-19 Defence

Using the online Q-Code System to enter quarantineinformation, followed by the issuance of a QR code, will allow inbound travelers to be provided with prompt quarantine service.

Self-quarantine Guidelines

In the Republic of Korea, all socialdistancing measures have been lifted since April 18, however, it remains of theutmost importance to wash your hands regularly, wear a mask, and maintain otherforms hygienic practices in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

  • Self-Quarantine Rules

    Receive COVID-19 vaccination

  • Self-Quarantine Rules

    Cover your mouth and nose
    with proper mask wearing

  • Self-Quarantine Rules

    Wash your hands under running water with soap for at least 30 seconds

  • Self-Quarantine Rules

    Ventilate indoor areas three times daily for at least 10 minutes at a time

  • Self-Quarantine Rules(private gatherings)

    Minimize the crowd size and duration of social gatherings

  • Self-Quarantine Rules(self-quarantine)

    Receive a test and self-quarantine in the occurrence of COVID-19 symptoms

Source: Six Important Rules for Self-Quarantine by the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency
Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medical Services

  • In the event of an accident or emergency,
    call 112 (Police) or 119 (Emergency.) If an ambulance is requested in English, the caller's location is identified, and an ambulance is dispatched.
  • Essential medicines, such as Tylenol and Aspirin, are available at pharmacies in Korea and can be purchased at convenience stores.
Tourist Complaint Center

Tourist Complaint Center

  • If you are in a difficult situation and need help during your trip, you can contact the Tourist Complaint Center operated by the Seoul Tourism Organization.
Safety Information

Safety Information

  • Visit Seoul with peace of mind. There are police stations all over downtown Seoul. We can connect you to a free interpreter service in case of an emergency. In case of emergency, go to the nearest police station and report it or call 112.
Lost & Found

Lost & Found

  • You can contact the Lost and Found or the Tourist Information Center for assistance if you have lost anything during your trip.