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All foreign visitors wishing to enter the Republic of Korea must have a valid passport and some visitors must obtain a Korea visa before departure. Below are 99 countries whose citizens may temporarily enter without a visa according to visa exemption agreements (Table 1), or in accordance with principles reciprocity or national interest(Table 2).

[Table1] Countries under Visa Exemption Agreements
ex) Country/Period(days)
Asia and Oceania
  • -Bangladesh / 90
  • -New Zealand / 90
  • -Singapore / 90
  • -Thailand / 90
   
Americas
  • -Antigua and Bahamas / 90
  • -Barbados / 90
  • -Barbuda / 90
  • -Brazil / 90
  • -Chile / 90
  • -Colombia / 90
  • -Common wealth of Dominica / 90
  • -Costa Rica / 90
  • -Dominican Republic / 90
  • -El Salvador / 90
  • -Grenada / 90
  • -Guatemala / 90
  • -Haiti / 90
  • -Jamaica / 90
  • -Mexico / 90
  • -Nicaragua / 90
  • -Panama / 90
  • -Peru / 90
  • -St. Kitts and Nevis / 90
  • -St. Vincent & the Grenadines / 90
  • -St. Lucia / 90
  • -Surinam / 90
  • -Venezuela / 90
  • -Trinidad and Tobago / 90
Europe
  • -Austria / 90
  • -Belgium / 90
  • -Bulgaria / 90
  • -Czech Republic / 90
  • -Denmark / 90
  • -Estonia / 90
  • -Finland / 90
  • -France / 90
  • -Greece / 90
  • -Germany / 90
  • -Hungary / 90
  • -Iceland / 90
  • -Ireland / 90
  • -Italy / 60
  • -Latvia / 90
  • -Liechtenstein / 90
  • -Lithuania / 90
  • -Luxembourg / 90
  • -Malta / 90
  • -Netherlands / 90
  • -Norway / 90
  • -Poland / 90
  • -Portugal / 60
  • -Romania / 90
  • -Slovak Republic / 90
  • -Spain / 90
  • -Sweden / 90
  • -Switzerland / 90
  • -United Kingdom / 90
Middle East and Africa
  • -Israel / 90
  • -Lesotho / 60
  • -Liberia / 90
  • -Morocco / 90
  • -Turkey / 90
  • -Tunisia / 30
 
[Table2] Countries or Regions under principles of reciprocity and national interest
ex) Country/Period(days)
Asia and Oceania
  • -Australia / 90
  • -Brunei / 30
  • -Fiji / 30
  • -Guam / 30
  • -Hong Kong / 90
  • -Japan / 90
  • -Kiribati / 30
  • -Macao / 90
  • -Marshall Islands/ 30
  • -Micronesia / 30
  • -Nauru / 30
  • -New Caledonia / 30
  • -Palau / 30
  • -Solomon Islands / 30
  • -Samoa / 30
  • -Taiwan / 30
  • -Tonga / 30
  • -Tuvalu / 30
Americas
  • -Argentina / 30
  • -Canada / 180
  • -Ecuador / 30
  • -Guyana / 30
  • -Honduras / 30
  • -Paraguay / 30
  • -Uruguay / 30
  • -United States / 90
 
Europe
  • -Albania / 30
  • -Andorra / 30
  • -Bosnia-Herzegovina / 30
  • -Croatia / 90
  • -Cyprus / 30
  • -Monaco / 30
  • -Montenegro / 30
  • -San Marino / 30
  • -Serbia / 30
  • -Slovenia / 90
  • -Vatican / 30
Middle East and Africa
  • -Egypt / 30
  • -Kuwait / 30
  • -Mauritius / 30
  • -Oman / 30
  • -Qatar / 30
  • -Republic of South Africa / 30
  • -Saudi Arabia / 30
  • -Swaziland / 30
  • -United Arab emirates / 30
  • -Seychelles / 30
  • -Yemen / 30
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