Korea Quarantine-Free Entry with Negative Test Report

Korea Quarantine-Free Entry with Negative Test Report

South Korea has lifted quarantine and entry requirement for travellers from 1 July regardless of the vaccination status. However, K-ETA and negative test results must be obtained in advance.

Visa-Free Entry to South Korea with K-ETA

Visa-free entry for HKSAR & BNO passport holders will be resumed for short-term visiting purposes. (i.e. tourism, business meetings, family visit, etc.) regardless of their vaccination status. However, travellers must apply for K-ETA and obtain approval prior to departure, click to know more about the policy

K-ETA
Application fee
₩10,000KRW
Application timeAt least 72 hours prior to boarding your flight or ship
Eligibility2 years
Allowed period of stay90 days
Apply
Apply via website / Download K-ETA Mobile APP
NoticeClick here

Obtain PCR Test / Rapid Antigen Test Report for Quarantine-Free Travel to Korea

Travellers are required to present negative test reports of PCR test within 2 days of departure, or RAT test within 1 day of departure. Travellers should register for Q-Code in advance by providing personal information and test reports, and present the code upon arrival.

A PCR test has to be taken at Incheon Airport or other designated medical institutions within 3 days after arrival (recommended to take on day 1).

  • Q-Code Registration

INDICAID lab Hong Kong Testing Center – Obtain HK COVID Test for Travel

PCR Test for Travel

Hong Kong COVID-19 PCR Test for Travel | INDICAID lab

Standard: $480 (test report within 24 hrs)

Express: $780 (test report at 6pm on the day of PCR test)

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Rapid Antigen Test Report for Travel

Rapid Antigen Test for Travel | INDICAID lab

$380
(printed test report on the spot within 30 mins)

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Lifted Outdoor Face Mask Mandate

Starting from 2 May, South Korea had lifted the outdoor face mask mandate except for indoor activities or attending an event with more than 50 participants.