- South Korea will temporarily expand travel exemptions to nationals of 22 regions beginning April 1, 2023, under the Korean Electronic Travel Authorization system
The government of South Korea will temporarily expand travel exemptions to nationals of 22 regions beginning April 1, 2023, under the Korean Electronic Travel Authorization (K-ETA) system. These measures will remain in place until December 31, 2024.
The list of regions includes Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Macao, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, the United Kingdom and the United States (including Guam).
K-ETA allows eligible foreign nationals to enter South Korea visa-free for a maximum period of 90 days or less, depending on the traveler’s nationality.
For additional insight into the K-ETA application process, check here.
What are the Changes?
Starting from April 1, 2023, South Korea will temporarily extend travel exemptions for citizens of 22 regions under the K-ETA system. This expansion will last until December 31, 2024.
Continue to check the government of South Korea’s website for the latest updates and information.
Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: Official Website of the Government of the Republic of Korea