Any foreign visitors wishing to enter the Republic of Korea must have a valid passport and obtain a Korean visa before the visitation. However, people of 90 countries who wish to visit Korea temporarily are permitted to enter without a visa according to visa-exemption agreements or in accordance with principles reciprocity or national interest. More information about visa-free entries for foreigners.
Example of Entry Visa to Korea
Countries under Visa Waiver Agreement
You can check countries under a Visa Waiver Agreement with the Republic of Korea. Depending on nationality and passport type, citizens from these countries can visit Korea with the purpose of tourism without visa for 30 to 90 days.