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South Korea Entry Requirements

Last Updated: 26 May 2023

South Korea Entry Requirements

At this current time, the following documents are required for entry to South Korea:

  • A valid passport with a minimum of 6 months' validity


At this current time, the following documents are recommended for entry to South Korea:

  • Registration on Q-CODE (see below)
  • Comprehensive Travel Insurance with adequate COVID cover


All passengers, fully vaccinated and not fully vaccinated, are recommended to register and upload their travel details through Q-CODE for a faster quarantine inspection upon arrival into South Korea. You can register your travel details within 3 days before your entry to South Korea. To complete Q-CODE registration you will require a valid passport, valid email address, airline ticket and sign a health declaration to complete the application.

For more information, please visit: https://cov19ent.kdca.go.kr/cpassportal/biz/beffatstmnt/main.do?lang=en 

If you choose not complete this prior to travel, you will be required to submit a Health Questionnaire and Travel Record Declaration (Special Quarantine Report) distributed by the airline on board the plane.

Travel Insurance

It is strongly recommend you purchase fully comprehensive travel insurance for the duration of your holiday including Covid-19 cover. Medical expenses in South Korea can be costly. If you haven't done so already, please email info@wendywutours.com.au your insurance provider and policy number for our records.

Korea Electronic Travel Authorization (K-ETA) - not required

The South Korean Government has announced that the Korean Electronic Travel Authorization (K-ETA) will be an optional travel document starting April 1st, 2023 until December 31st, 2024. Australian passport holders can visit South Korea as a tourist for stays of up to 90 days without applying for a K-ETA.

Further queries:

Please call 1300 727 998, email info@wendywutours.com.au or speak to your travel agent should you have any questions regarding entry to South Korea. 

Note: The information on this page was last updated on 14 March 2023. Entry requirements change frequently and without prior notice. It is each travellers responsibility to ensure they complete the necessary forms and meet the entry requirements for South Korea.