- Visitors who plan to stay in Korea for longer than 90 days must obtain a visa before entering Korea.
- Nationals of those countries or regions with which Korea has signed a visa waiver agreement can enter without a visa, on the condition that they do not engage in remunerative activities during their stay. (Canadians can enter the Republic of Korea without a visa for a stay of up to six months.)
|Asia||Macau (90 days), Brunei, Saudi Arabia, Arab Emirates, Yemen, Oman, Japan (90 days), Qatar, Taiwan, Hong Kong (90 days), Kuwait, Bahrain (90 days) [12 countries]|
|North America||United States (90 days), Canada (6 months) [2 countries]|
|South America||Guyana, Guatemala, Argentina, Ecuador, Uruguay, Paraguay [6 countries]|
|Europe||Monaco, Vatican, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Albania, Cyprus, San Marino, Serbia, Montenegro, Slovenia (90 days), Andorra, Croatia [11 countries]|
|Oceania||Guam, Nauru, New Caledonia, Micronesia, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Kiribati, Fiji,
Australia (90 days), Marshall Islands, Palau, Tuvalu, Tonga [13 countries]
|Africa||South Africa, Seychelles, Mauritius, Swaziland, Egypt [5 Countries]|
For all other citizens, a visa must be obtained prior to arrival in Korea. We are also committed to assisting our international participants on the application process for a travel visa. If you require a visa to visit Korea, please check with your local embassy of the republic of Korea or consulate to obtain the necessary documents. In addition, please allow enough time to process your visa. Please visit here for further information on the visa process.
Letter of Invitation (for application of visa for admission into Korea)
- Letter of Invitation (for application of visa for admission into Korea) Participants who need an official letter of invitation may request on from the secretariat by fax(+82-2-2192-3955) or e-mail (email@example.com).
- Please note that the invitation letter is NOT a commitment to provide any financial support by the Organizing Committee. Expenses incurred are the sole responsibility of the participant.