I am Vietnamese and living in Taiwan. I would like to check if I could enter Korea without a visa as transit program. I got a physical Japan visa.

  1. Transit tourists bound for another country Eligible countries:

Applicable to all countries (except for Cuba, Macedonia, Syria, Sudan and Iran) that are not granted visa-free entry into Korea.

Applicable to…: - Those with a visa* or a re-entry permit for follwing any 5 countries: U.S., Japan, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand. *except those who hold Group travel visa to Japan

  • Those traveling FROM or TO any one of the five countries mentioned above, whose final destination is not Korea.


Must have a confirmed onward flight ticket for departure within 30 days after entering Korea, in addition to having no record of criminal offence in the five countries mentioned above.

Here is the reference link