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Visa Requirements

Nationals of the following countries are allowed up to 30 days of visa-free sojourn for tourism or visitation.

Continent Countries
Asia Macau(90 days), Brunei, Saudi Arabia, Arab Emirates, Yemen, Oman, Japan (90 days), Qatar, Taiwan, Hong Kong (90 days), Kuwait, BAHRAIN(90 days) [12 countries]
North America United States(90 days), Canada (6 months) [2 countries]
South America Guyana, Guatemala, Argentina, Ecuador, Uruguay, Paraguay [6 countries]
Europe Monaco, Vatican, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Albania, Cyprus, San Marino, Serbia, Montenegro, Slovenia (90 days), Andorra, Croatia [11 countries]
Oceania Guam, Nauru, New Caledonia, Micronesia, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Kiribati, Fiji, Australia (90 days), Marshall Islands, Palau, Tuvalu, Tonga [13 countries]
Africa South Africa, Seychelles, Mauritius, Swaziland, Egypt (5 Countries)

For all other citizens, a visa must be obtained prior to arrival in Korea. We are also committed to assisting our international participants on the application process for a travel visa. If you require a visa to visit Korea, please check with your local embassy of the republic of Korea or consulate to obtain the necessary documents. In addition, please allow enough time to process your visa. Please visit http://www.hikorea.go.kr for further information on the visa process.

Letter of Invitation (for application of visa for admission into Korea)

  • Participants who need an official letter of invitation may request one from the secretariat by fax (+82-2-2192-3955) or e-mail (isrh2013@aim-korea.com).
  • Please note that the invitation letter is NOT a commitment to provide any financial support by the Organizing Committee. Expenses incurred are the sole responsibility of the participant.