No - A visa is not required for travel to Korea (South)

Saturday, September 19, 2020

A visa is not required for a stay of up to 90 days in South Korea. The traveler must be in possession of a passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, a round-trip or onward ticket and sufficient funds for length of stay. A visa may be required if the purpose of travel to South Korea is other than basic business meetings.


Passport Requirements:

Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay in South Korea, and with at least one blank passport page available for South Korean visa stamp(s).


Proof of Travel Arrangements:

Washington, DC: Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline ticket showing entry and departure from South Korea.

Register your trip with the US Embassy:

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. For just $20.00 per traveler, Travisa will complete the State Department Registration for the applicant. Official notifications about travel advisories and warnings will be sent to the traveler registered.

Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Korea (South)