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All foreign visitors wishing to enter the Republic of Korea must have a valid passport and some visitors must obtain a Korea visa before departure. Below are 111 countries whose citizens may temporarily enter without a visa according to visa exemption agreements, or in accordance with principles reciprocity or national interest.

* Countries under Visa Exemption Agreements
**Countries or Regions under principles of reciprocity and national interest
Asia and Oceania
  • Australia / 90
  • Brunei / 30
  • Federated States of Micronesia / 30
  • Fiji / 30
  • Guam / 30
  • Hongkong / 90
  • Japan / 90
  • Macao / 90
  • Malaysia / 90
  • Marshall Islands / 30
  • Newzealand / 90
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  • Republic of Kiribati / 30
  • Republic of Nauru / 30
  • Republic of Palau / 30
  • Samoa / 30
  • Singapore / 90
  • Solomon Islands / 30
  • Taiwan / 90
  • Thailand / 90
  • Tonga / 30
  • Tuvalu / 30
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Americas
  • Antigua and Barbuda / 90
  • Argentina / 30
  • Bahamas / 90
  • Barbados / 90
  • Brazil / 90
  • Canada / 180
  • Chile / 90
  • Colombia / 90
  • Costarica / 90
  • Dominica / 90
  • Ecuador / 90
  • Elsalvador / 90
  • Grenada / 90
  • Guatemala / 90
  • Guyana / 30
  • Haiti / 90
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  • Honduras / 30
  • Jamaica / 90
  • Mexico / 90
  • Nicaragua / 90
  • Panama(Rep) / 90
  • Paraguay / 30
  • Peru / 90
  • Saintkittsandnevis / 90
  • Saintlucia / 90
  • Saintvincentandthegrenadines / 90
  • Suriname / 90
  • Trinidadandtobago / 90
  • U.S.A / 90
  • Uruguay / 90
  • Venezuela / 90
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Europe
  • Albania / 30
  • Andorra / 30
  • Austria / 90
  • Belgium / 90
  • Bosna i Hercegovina / 30
  • Bulgaria(Rep) / 90
  • Croatia / 90
  • Cyprus / 30
  • Czechrep / 90
  • Denmark / 90
  • Estonia / 90
  • Finland / 90
  • France / 90
  • Germany / 90
  • Greece / 90
  • Hungary(Rep) / 90
  • Iceland / 90
  • Ireland / 90
  • Italy / 90
  • Kazakhstan / 30
  • Latvia / 90
  • Liechtenstein / 90
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  • Lithuania / 90
  • Luxemboure / 90
  • Malta / 90
  • Monaco / 30
  • Montenegro / 30
  • Netherlands / 90
  • Norway / 90
  • Poland(Rep) / 90
  • Portugal / 90
  • Republic of Serbia / 90
  • Romania / 90
  • Russianfederation / 90
  • Sanmarino / 30
  • Slovakia / 90
  • Slovenia / 90
  • Spain / 90
  • Sweden / 90
  • Switzerland / 90
  • Turkey / 90
  • United Kingdom / 90
  • Vatican / 30
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Middle East and Africa
  • Bahrain / 30
  • Botswana / 90
  • Israel / 90
  • Kuwait / 90
  • Lesotho / 60
  • Liberia / 90
  • Mauritius / 30
  • Morocco / 90
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  • Oman / 30
  • Qatar / 30
  • Republic of Seychelles / 30
  • Saudiarabia / 30
  • Southafrica / 30
  • Swaziland / 30
  • Tunisia / 30
  • United Arabemirates / 90
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