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Key Points

  • A ten-day quarantine period is required for all travelers arriving in South Korea until January 6, 2022


The government of South Korea will require all travelers to undergo a ten-day quarantine period regardless of nationality and vaccination status until January 6, 2022. Quarantine Exemption Certificates for overseas travelers are not valid until January 6, 2022. The categories below must undergo the following:

  • South Korean citizens and long-term residents will be permitted to undergo the quarantine at their home residence
  • Short-term residents will be required to complete the quarantine at a government-managed quarantine facility
  • Short-term residents who can prove a relationship with a long-term resident of South Korean citizen will be permitted to quarantine in their home residence

What are the Changes?

The government of South Korea updated its quarantine requirements for all travelers entering South Korea. All travelers will be required to undergo a 10-day quarantine period. The quarantine location will vary depending on the traveler’s immigration status.

Looking Ahead

Continue to check the government of South Korea’s website for additional updates and information.

Source: Ministry of Justice, Korea Immigration Service

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