Visa Requirements

Application for Visa

  1. Visitors who plan to stay in Korea for longer than 90 days must obtain a visa before entering Korea.
  2. Nationals of those countries or regions with which Korea has signed a visa waiver agreement can enter without a visa, on the condition that they do not engage in remunerative activities during their stay. (Canadians can enter the Republic of Korea without a visa for a stay of up to six months.)
Visa Requirements
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 here for further information on the visa process.

Download Visa Application Form

Visa Application Form Download

Visa Issuance Support

Upon request, duly registered participants will be supported for visa issuance by receiving an official invitation letter for Visa. For the official invitation letter, please feel free to contact the XXIII IFHE World Congress 2016 Event Secretariat via email at ifhe2016@gmail.com.