Visa Information

Visa requirements

1. Visitors who plan to stay in Korea for longer than 90 days must obtain a visa before entering Korea.
2. Nationals of 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.
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Countries under visa exemption agreement

Total

Passport Type

Countries 

103 countries
(up to 90 days
unless noticed
otherwise)

Diplomatic
(2 countries)

Turkmenistan (30 days), Ukraine (90 days)

Diplomatic
&
Official
(35 countries)

Algeria, Argentina, Azerbaijan (30 days), Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Cambodia (60 days), China (30 days), Cyprus, Croatia, Ecuador (Diplomatic: as needed for work performance, Official: 3 months), Egypt, Gabon, India, Iran (3 months), Japan (3 months), Kuwait, Laos, Mongolia, Pakistan (3 months), Paraguay, the Philippines (Unlimited), Uzbekistan (60 days), Uruguay, Vietnam, Moldova(90 days within 180 days), Tajikistan, Georgia, Myanmar, Bolivia, Kyrgyz (30 days), Armenia, Angola (30 days), Oman

Diplomatic
&
Official
&
Ordinary
(66 countries)

Asia
(4 countries)

Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand

America
(25 countries)

Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Commonwealth of Dominica, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Haiti, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela (Diplomatic/Official: 30 days, Ordinary: 90 days), Uruguay

Europe
(32 countries)

[Schengen countries (except for Slovenia out of the 26 Schengen countries)], Austria (Diplomatic/Official: 180 days), Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy,
Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Latvia, Luxemburg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal (60days), Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland
※ Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden (90 days within 180 days)

[Non-Schengen countries] Bulgaria, Ireland, Romania, Turkey, UK, Kazakhstan
※ Russia (60 days in a row, not exceeding 90 days within 180 days)

Africa &
Middle East
(5 countries)

Israel, Liberia, Morocco, Tunisia(30 days), Lesotho(60 days)

Italy: Despite visa exemption for a stay of up to 60 days under agreement, the reciprocity principle allows a stay of up to 90 days from June 15, 2003.

Japan: Visa exemption for a stay of up to 90 days for ordinary-passport holders based on exchange of note verbale. (Visa exemption agreement concluded for diplomatic and official-passport holders).

Nationals of countries or regions allowed for visa-free entry (up to 30 days unless noticed otherwise)

Continents

Countries or Regions

Asia or regions
(6 countries)

Brunei (30 days), Hong Kong (90 days), Indonesia (diplomatic and official, 30 days), Japan (90 days), Macau (90 days), Taiwan (90 days)

America
(7 countries)

Argentina (30 days), Canada (6 months), Ecuador (90days), Guyana (30 days), Honduras (30 days), Paraguay (30 days), United States (90 days)

Europe
(11countries)

Albania (30 days), Andora (30 days), Bosnia-Herzegovina (30 days), Croatia (90 days), Cyprus (30 days), Monaco (30 days), Montenegro (30 days), San Marino (30 days), Serbia (90 days), Slovenia (90 days), Vatican (30 days)

Oceania or regions
(13 countries)

Australia (90 days), Fiji (30 days), Guam (30 days), Kiribati (30 days),
Marshall Islands (30 days), Micronesia (30 days), Nauru (30 days), New Caledonia (30 days), Palau (30 days), Samoa (30 days), Solomon Islands (30 days), Tonga (30 days), Tuvalu (30 days)

Middle East

and
Africa
(12 countries)

Bahrain (30 days), Egypt (30 days), Kuwait (30 days), Lebanon (diplomatic and official 30 days), Mauritius (30 days), Oman (30 days), Qatar (30 days), Saudi Arabia (30 days), Seychelles (30 days), South Africa (30 days), Swaziland (30 days), United Arab Emirates (30 days)

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Technical Session

13 May 2016
Deadline for manuscript
31 July 2016
Deadline for final papers
26-30 September 2016
FISITA 2016 World Automotive Congress

Interactive Progress Session

19 August 2016
Interactive Progress Session - Deadline for Abstracts
25 August 2016
Interactive Progress Session - Notification to authors
26 August 2016
Interactive Progress Session - Deadline for PowerPoint Presentation Submission

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Supported by

  • MOTIE
  • MOLIT
  • Ministry of Environment, Korea
  • Busan Metropolitan City
  • Korea Tourism Organization
  • Busan Tourism Organization