- The government of South Korea announced new rules for travelers applying for the Quarantine Exemption Certificate
- South Korea reduces the quarantine period for fully vaccinated travelers
On October 29, 2021, the government of South Korea announced new rules for travelers applying for a quarantine exemption certificate. Further, the rules reduced quarantine time from fourteen (14) to ten (10) days for most travelers. The quarantine exemption certificate has been available for travelers since July 1. 2021, for those travelers who had completed an entire course of COVID-19 vaccination overseas.
Under these changes, travelers applying for a quarantine exemption certificate will be required to use the portal Consular Services 24 only. Previously, applications were also accepted via email. Applications should be submitted ten (10) to twenty (20) days before departure. Travelers will be required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 72 hours before departure to South Korea. With exceptions, the quarantine period will be reduced from fourteen (14) days to ten (10) days for most travelers.
Continue to check the government of South Korea’s website for additional updates and information.