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[Korea] Vaccination Incentive Applicable to People Vaccinated Overseas

  • Date10/07/2021
  • Hit1252

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As of October 7, the current vaccination incentives, such as allowing for larger gatherings, will also apply to people who have been fully vaccinated overseas.

The vaccination incentives apply to people who have been fully vaccinated with one of the COVID-19 vaccinations approved by the World Health Organization (AstraZeneca & Covishield, Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, Sinopharm, Sinovac-CoronaVac) and have a valid quarantine exemption form. Applicable people must visit the local health office and submit records of their vaccinations from overseas, as well as the quarantine exemption form to register their vaccination status in the national vaccination system and receive documentation proving their status.

For more information, refer to the COVID-19 website.

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Overseas Vaccinated Visitors

Quarantine Exemption

- Eligibility: Visitors entering Korea for the purpose of important business, academia/public interest, visiting immediate family, or attending family funeral
- How to apply: Submit required documents in person or online to relevant Embassy of the Republic of Korea
- Ineligible countries (October basis): Namibia, South Africa, Malawi, Mozambique, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Brazil, Suriname, Angola, Uzbekistan, Indonesia, Zambia, Djibouti, Chile, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Trinidad & Tobago, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines
* Required documents and application process may vary by purpose of visit; inquire with relevant embassy
* List of ineligible countries to be updated monthly on the COVID-19 website
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