K-ETA implementation (Effective from September 1st at 00:00 AM Korean standard time))
❍ Visa-free foreign visitors need K-ETA approval in order to obtain the boarding pass and to enter the Republic of Korea. K-ETA is valid for multiple trips over a period of 2 years and the application fee is 10,000 KRW/person.
❍ K-ETA is mandatory for nationals or citizens of 66 visa-waiver countries and 46 designated visa-free entry countries who plan to travel to the Republic of Korea. However, due to the COVID-19, from September 1st ① nationals of 49 countries/regions, where visa-free entry is available and ② 「Priority Entry (Business) Persons」 from the 63 visa-free entry suspended countries are available to apply for K-ETA.
- 28 Additional Eligible Countries for K-ETA (from Sep. 1st, 2021)
Greece, Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Latvia, Romania, Luxembourg, Lithuania, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Sweden, Spain, Slovakia, Estonia, Austria, Italy, Czech Republic, Croatia, Portugal, Poland, France, Finland, Hungary, Norway, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Iceland
❍ For more information about K-ETA and K-ETA required countries list, please refer to Attachment.