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South Korea: Updated COVID-19 Related Travel Measures

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points  

  • The government of South Korea will lift pre-departure testing requirements on 3 September 2022  


The government of South Korea will lift COVID-19 pre-departure testing requirements for all international travelers beginning 3 September 2022. All travelers will still be subject to on-arrival PCR testing that must be completed within one day of arrival. Results must be uploaded online through the government of South Korea’s registration form. For additional information on South Korea’s post-arrival COVID-19 requirements, check here

What are the Changes?  

The government of South Korea will lift pre-departure COVID-19 testing requirements for all travelers beginning 3 September 2022. Travelers entering the country should ensure that they hold the appropriate immigration authorization prior to arrival, where applicable.  

Looking Ahead 

Continue to check the government of South Korea’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  

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This article was published on 7 September 2022 and may not be the most recent update concerning COVID-19 entrance restrictions, testing requirements and quarantine measurers. For the most recent updates be sure to check our Global Mobility Resource Center.

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