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In-country days are counted as calendar days not 24 hour periods. The day immigration stamps your passport starts the count. It doesn't matter what time you enter, be it 1 am or 11:59 pm, that arrival day is counted as one of your 30. The allowable stay ends at 11:59 pm on the 30th day (18 June in your specific example). This in-country 'clock' revolves ...


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Following jcaron and other people online who have the same issue as you, technically you can leave South Korea and come back to reset your visa-free travel. There is no written rule on how many times you can renew tourist visa by entering and exiting the country, as the government has the right to kick out or detain any one. It probably will look suspicious ...



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