South Korea: All Travelers Required to Undergo Quarantine 

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points  

  • All travelers entering South Korea will be required to undergo a 10-day quarantine  


The government of South Korea announced that all travelers, regardless of vaccination status or previous exemptions, will be required to undergo self-isolation upon arrival in the country. These measures will begin on 3 Dec. 2021 and remain in place until 16 Dec. 2021. The quarantine period in South Korea is 10 days. 

What are the Changes? 

The government of South Korea will require all travelers to undergo a 10-day quarantine upon arrival in the country, regardless of vaccination status or past exemptions.  

Looking Ahead  

These measures will remain in place until 16 Dec. 2021. Continue to check the government of South Korea’s website and Envoy’s website for additional information and updates.  

This article was published on 6 Jan. 2021 and may not be the most recent update concerning COVID-19 entrance restrictions, testing requirements and quarantine measures. For the most recent updates be sure to check our Global Mobility Resource Center. 

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