SOUTH KOREA – Visas Again Issued for China Travel

February 17, 2023

The South Korean government is once again issuing short-term visitor visas to travelers from China. South Korea resumed issuing these visas on 11 February 2023.

Earlier, China also resumed issuing short-term visitor visas for South Korean citizens to China, effective from 18 February 2023. The port visa and 72/144 hour visa free transit policy to Korean citizens have also been reinstated as well.

The global travel restriction policies continue to change following the COVID-19 pandemic. Please consult with CIBT prior to your scheduled travel plan for the latest information.

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