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Information about COVID-19

Information about COVID-19

Related to COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2), the Republic of Korea has quarantine and hygiene rules.

You can see the quarantine information from several airlines that have flights to Korea, e.g., Korean Air.

For the information, please visit the webpage of the airline and Korean Embassy of departing countries.

Informationation from Korean Air

Update about Quarantine for Republic of Korea

If you are full-vaccinated with vaccine WHO urgently approved vaccine(*) , you can apply for waiving quarantine when you enter the Repulic of Korea. (Applied for foriegner who entered after 01 April 2022)

Short Summary to Waive the Quarantine

  1. You should be a “Fully-Vaccinated Person” with the WHO-approved vaccines. 
  2. You should apply the Q-Code system before your flight For more info, Q-Code system
  3. Submit a form before your first flight (the result of the PCR test should be uploaded).
    For more info(Embassy in Ireland)

For more information, please, check the COVID-19 notice from the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in your country

If you are not fully-vaccinated…

We are now probing how to apply the exempting quarantine for persons who weren’t vaccinated(for medical reasons, etc.). There’s another possible procedure to apply for the exemption, it needs another application procedure of us and participants with the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in your country.

We will check the persons who needed this procedure prior to one month of conference, and contact them individually to apply for the exemptions.

Rule of Exemption of Mandatory Quarantine for Vaccinated Passengers

Fully-Vaccinated Persons can have exemption from mandatory quarantine.
Following are the definitions of “Fully-Vaccinated Person”.

  • Between 14 days and 180 days after the last shot of the full vaccination in WHO EUL.
    (Mix-and-match can be accepted; If req. # of shots for full vaccination > 1)
  • Received vaccine shots in WHO EUL, with required number of shots for full vaccination.
    • Additional Shot or Recovery Certificate
      (Mix-and-match can be accepted.)

After entering Korea, you should have a PCR test within 1 days after entry(if not, the exemption will expire.). It should be paid by each passenger.

[2022.04.01] The exemption of quarantine(by full vaccination)cannot be applied if you stayed or visited (except transit) UkraineVietnamMyanmar in the last 14 days before entering Korea.

WHO EUL(Emergency Use Listing) about Vaccine for COVID-19