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Questions tagged [south-korea]

A capitalist democratic country in East Asia more well known for its technology industry than tourism. Usage of [tag:south-korea] is intended for South Korea; for questions specifically about its northern neighbour, use [tag:north-korea].

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How safe are ferries within and travelling from Korea?

I'm considering using ferries as part of my visit to South Korea, either to visit a Korean island, such as Jeju island, or to travel to or from Japan. Partially for the novelty, and partially because ...
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Travel from Europe to Asia tickets

my family will be visiting me in Japan soon and we plan to make a trip to South Korea too. So they would be coming from France to Japan, then from Japan to Korea, then Korea to Japan and from Japan ...
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Travel to South Korea with a German residence permit (but less than 6 months)

I am a foreigner from Indonesia and living in Germany. I want to travel to South Korea in April 2019 (only for 7 days) and would like therefore to apply a tourist visa. I have checked all the ...
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Australian PR/Indonesian Passport - Do I need a visa to go to Korea?

I am an Indonesian passport holder who has Australian residency. I'm planning to go to Korea (ICN) through Taiwan (TPE), but I won't leave Taipei airport the first time around. From my research and ...
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Does a Vietnamese studying in Australia need a visa for a vacation to South Korea?

I'm currently studying in Australia so do I need a visa when I want to travel to Seoul in summer vacation?
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Booking transit hotel at Incheon Korea [closed]

I want to stay overnight on a 2 leg international flight in Feb 2020, no need to clear customs. Hotel says no availability, is because date is too far out?
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Going from Hongik Univ to Incheon intairport by train: possible with T-money card?

T-money is an all-around transportation card used for public buses, subways, taxis, and convenience stores that accept T-money as a form of transaction (most do). The function of a T-money card is ...
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Do I need a transit visa for South Korea? (under 24 hours)

I'm a Bangladeshi citizen who has been living in Japan for the past year on a student visa. As such, I have a valid residence card for Japan. I’m planning to travel to France, with a transit through ...
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Can I apply for Korean travel visa from Japan?

I’m a Mongolian citizen currently on a travel visa in Japan. Am I allowed to apply for a travel visa directly from Tokyo or must I return home and then apply?
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Indonesian with Japan visa travelling to South Korea

My friend is an Indonesian and would like to travel to South Korea, he holds a Japan technical intern visa. Will he be exempt from a South Korean visa? If not, how should I get the South Korea visa?
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How many days can I stay in Korea annually?

I came here in Korea last year in October and left at the end of December because of my tourist visa. I entered Korea again on 1st January 2018 after I went back to my country, Malaysia and stayed for ...
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Can a Filipino go outside the airport and travel on my own during a layover in Incheon airport without a visa?

If ever I passed through immigration in Incheon (with Filipino citizenship, US tourist visa and LA as my final destination) and my choice of free transit tour is not available or full already, can I ...
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Can I withdraw money from a Korean bank account in US ATMs?

I need to withdraw money from my Korean bank account from ATMs in Las Vegas (foreign national living in Korea, going to the US for a personal visit), I am trying online searches but most results are ...
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Schengen tourist visa right after student visa expires (South Korean passport holder) [duplicate]

I have a passport from South Korea, and I have a student visa from the Czech Republic valid from January 2017 to september 2017. I moved to Germany on 31st of August and I'm still here. (6th ...
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Am I eligible for transit Visa in Seoul? (International Student at USA)

I am a student studying in USA and I am from Nepal. I have a student visa to study in USA. I will be going back to Nepal this December and return in January but I am planning to stay in S.Korea for ...
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Do I have to collect my luggage on connecting flights into Korea?

I am flying SEA-ICN-DEL and am using Delta for the first leg and Asiana for the second. Would I be required to take my luggage through customs in ICN or will they transfer it through for both the let ...
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Stopover in Korea [duplicate]

I am a Vietnamese passport holder. I'm going back to Vietnam from Seattle next week. I will have a half-day layover in Incheon Airport. I want to go into the city - Seoul just for resting, like ...
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Visa requirement for a tourist to South Korea from Australia [duplicate]

One of my friend want to visit South Korea as a tourist from Australia. What is the documents required to apply for tourist visa?
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Can I buy in Japan expensive thing and transfer it to third party country through South Korea without paying taxes in Korea?

I want to travel (Russia -> Japan -> South Korea -> Russia). I want to buy a laptop in Japan ($4300). Should I pay taxes on South Korea border when I will enter/leave country?
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Do I need a transit visa in Incheon Airport?

I am a Nigerian citizen and will be boarding a round trip from Osaka to Nigeria. My flight is from Osaka Kansai Airport to Incheon Airport, and I will transfer to an Ethiopian Airlines flight heading ...
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I'm a Sri Lankan citizen.Do I need South Korean and Malaysian transit visas?

I'm a Sri Lankan citizen currently living in Russia. If I travel from Vladivostok to Seoul (S7 airlines) and within 24 hours from Seoul to Colombo (AirAsia with a transit in Kuala Lumpur), do I need ...
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Can Japan visa holders go to South Korea?

I am a student in Japan and I want to visit South Korea in April. What documents do I need for that? And can Indian passport holders in Japan enter Korea using a transit visa?
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Do I need to apply for a Korean visa?

I am a Philippines passport holder with a permanent visa in Japan. I want to go to South Korea for a 2-3-day tour. Do I need to apply for a Korean tourist visa?
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South Korean Visa for Research Conference

I am an Indian passport holder, living in the United States. I have to travel to South Korea for a research conference. I want to know how can I apply for a visa for South Korea from the US. I tried ...
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Passport scanner problem [duplicate]

I have a question and concern on the passport scanner issue. It happened at South Korea airport. Before I went to luggage inspection, I have to scan the passport with airport staff and when my ...
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Is there a way to switch web versions of Navier/Kakao maps to English?

Can one switch Naver and/or Kakao maps to English? I mean specifically web versions for browsers, not mobile apps.
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Korea Incheon airport 22hr and 14hr Layover visa

I am Nepali with Nepali passport. I am on Temporary Protected Status and I have advanced parole. My flight details are SEATTLE-ICN-NEPAL (22hr) and NEPAL-ICN-SEATTLE (14hr). My question is, would I be ...
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Do I need a visa to transfer flight in Seoul (Incheon Airport)? [duplicate]

I'm a Chinese citizen with Japan one-time tourist visa. I booked two tickets to go home, Okinawa to Seoul (Incheon Airport) and Seoul (Incheon Airport) to Dalian. Do I need a South Korean visa to ...
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After my Korean C-4 visa expires, can I re-enter immediately as a visa-free national? [closed]

I hava question in regards to my current work visa in Seoul South Korea. I am a US citizen in Seoul, South Korea, on a C-4 work visa that will expire next week. If don't have a employer to renew or ...
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Do I need a visa to enter South Korea while traveling to India from Australia? [duplicate]

I am an Indian national, living and working in Australia for a year. I’m on a bridging visa here. Now I’m going to India and my flight from Sydney is transiting through Seoul airport. It has a layover ...
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Layover in Korea [duplicate]

Hello I am traveling back to the Philippines which is my home country and I have a layover in Korea for almost 20hrs do I need a visa to explore Seoul? By the way I do have a Japanese visa is it ...
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Transit visa for Korea going to Fiji island [duplicate]

I am a filipino citizen. I will be travelling to Fiji Island and my layover is in Korea. Do I need to get a transit visa in Korea? Thanks.
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GSM mobile data in Korea [duplicate]

Planning to stay in South Korea for two weeks. Would be nice to have GSM prepay card for data transfer. Found two providers: EG sim http://www.egsimcard.co.kr/eng/buy-eg-sim-card/online/buy-...
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Does an Indonesian need a visa for a long layover in Korea? [duplicate]

I'm Indonesian passport holder and planning to go back to Indonesia from China through South Korea. I will have a long layover of about 12 hours in Korea. Can I go outside during my layover without ...
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How and where can I organize a North Korea DMZ tour if I'm staying in Seoul? [duplicate]

My friends and I are interested in the DMZ, and we are looking to spend a day trip there. I understand that there are Saturday tours, but there aren't a lot of details around regarding that. How can ...
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Can a South Korean national visiting Canada travel to the United States?

My friend from South Korea is visiting me in Canada. Is it possible for her to get an ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) while in Canada, and then visit the U.S. with me by driving ...
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Do I need transit visa for South Korea?

I'm an Indian working in the USA. I have a long layover in Incheon, South Korea while travelling to India from the US. Do I need a transit visa to go out of airport and see the city? Thanks and ...
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Travel to France with refugee travel document [closed]

I intend to travel to France with a South Korean refugee travel document. Can I do this?
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Can we visit Korea without visa?

My husband and I plan to visit Korea, specifically Nami Island, but we're worried that we won't be able to submit all the visa requirements. I am a domestic helper here in Hongkong and my husband ...
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Current USA to Korea visa rule?

I've read (for example South Korea travel visa - When do I leave?) that U.S.A. citizens can just go to Korea for 90 days as easily as to Schengen, i.e., no visa. Has there been a change? The reason ...
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One way ticket to Seoul with Canadian Passport? [duplicate]

I am planning on just traveling to many different places, I know that I'm allowed to stay in certain places for as long as 3 months, but would they allow me to stay in Seoul for 3 months, without a ...
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Can I get South Korean visa on my way to the US?

I am Pakistani national and was student in Japan. Now for further studies I am moving to the US. I have US student visa now. I am traveling from Japan and I have layover at Inchen Airport, Seoul for ...
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Korean and Japanese visa needed for travelling?

I'm a Philippine passport holder who is currently working in Germany. I already have a Residence Permit here in Germany. I want to travel to Japan for a week, then another week going to Korea. Do I ...
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Is there a local bus from Seomyeon (Busan) to the airport or to some bus stop within 2 km from the airport?

Is there a local bus from Seomyeon (Busan) to the Gimhae airport or to some bus stop within 2 km from the airport? I guess the title says it all. I want to find a local bus from Seomyeon to the ...
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Transit in Korea without a visa

I am a USA valid visa holder. I want to go from Dhaka to China to Korea (2 days) to China (4 days) to Los Angeles. Then come back, fly to New York to China to Dhaka. Am I eligible to enter Korea ...
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Korean transit visa required for Indians?

I am an Indian citizen working in Indonesia. I would like to travel Jakarta-Tokyo-Beijing-Seoul-Jakarta with Korean Air. Do I need a transit visa before landing in Seoul?
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Incheon International Airport: Problem with immigration stamp

I just arrived in incheon international airport from LAX earlier today and did not know how to get to the departure area. Hence, I went to the immigration area and got my passport stamped because i ...
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Seoul JSA tour dates [closed]

We are looking for a JSA tour on the 4th or 5th July but nowhere seems to have availability. Is the JSA closed on these days or are all the tours just booked? Need to know so I know if I should keep ...
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Visa for transit in Seoul

I have a question about the visa needed to transit in Korea. I'm an Indonesian passport holder and am traveling to the US. On the way back I have a transit of 24 hours at Incheon. If I want to go out ...
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Visiting Korea as an Indonesian citizen with a US student visa: Do I need a visa for Korea? [duplicate]

I live in Seattle. I am an international grad student in the US. I carry an Indonesian passport. And, I would like to visit Korea for 1 to 2 weeks. What kind of visa do I need to apply for? How ...