South Korea Passport and Visa Requirements For U.S. Citizens

Is a Passport Required?
Is a Visa Required?
If your stay is no longer than 90 days.

South Korea flag When preparing to travel, you may ask yourself: Do I need a passport or visa to enter South Korea? The short answer about the passport is always, “Yes.” But a visa is not always necessary. If your trip is less than 90 days, it isn’t required. When preparing to travel to South Korea, double check the expiration date of your current passport if you have one. It must be valid on day of entry. If it set to expire before that date, or come close, your passport must be renewed. Occasionally there’s a need for additional stamps in your passport. So ensure you have at least one blank page remaining for use. Vaccinations may be required for entry please consult with your medical professional for more information.

Learn more about South Korea

South Korea landscape South Korea is located in Eastern Asia. The country, which struggles with occasional typhoons bring high winds and floods, has a total land area of 99,720 sq km. It shares borders with North Korea. Seoul, the capital of South Korea, may be a city to consider seeing. When planning other site seeing adventures keep in mind that timezones may change. Make sure to adjust your watch, or phone to South Korea’s timezone, use UTC+9. The country’s main agricultural products are rice and root crops. The primary industry contributing to their economy is electronics. Crude Oil/petroleum Products is South Korea's main import. The country’s airports currently include 71 paved runways, with 40 unpaved. Internet availability exists throughout South Korea for its 44 million users, so finding WIFI while there shouldn't be difficult.

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