Special Entry Procedure Declaration

All foreigners wishing to enter the Republic of Korea must report their entry before entering the country. Please refer to the Notice for more details.


Nationals of countries/regions eligible for visa-free entry are required to get K-ETA approval to board the flight or ship bound for the Republic of Korea.


K-ETA Apply

You can apply for K-ETA anytime. However you MUST obtain a K-ETA approval before boarding the flight or ship bound for the Republic of Korea.
You can apply for K-ETA via the K-ETA official website (www.k-eta.go.kr) or mobile App (K-ETA). Please keep in mind that the assessment can take more than 72 hours depending on the situation.

  1. STEP 01Apply
  2. STEP 02Enter E-mail
  3. STEP 03Enter Passport Information
  4. STEP 04Enter Application Information
  5. STEP 05Make Payment
  6. STEP 06Under assessment
  7. STEP 07Check Results

Application Guide Video

K-ETA 안내영상(한국어)

K-ETA Video Clip(Korean)

K-ETA 안내영상(영어)

K-ETA Video Clip(English)

K-ETA 신청안내 영상(영어)

K-ETA Application Guide(English)

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