Entry Info for Korea

1. Visa Information for Tourists for United Kingdom

Any foreign visitors wishing to enter the Republic of Korea must have a valid passport. Visitors from the United Kingdom who wish to visit temporarily are permitted to enter without a visa according to visa-exemption agreements, or in accordance with principles of reciprocity or national interest.

The United Kingdom is included under the visa-exemption agreements and visitors can stay up to:
90 Days without requiring a visa.

For periods longer than 90-days a Korean Embassy or consulate can issue a special long-term Visa.

For further details please contact the Korean Embassy in London.

2. The Embassy of Korea

The Embassy for the Republic of Korea
60 Buckingham Gate
London
SW1E 6AJ

Tel: 020 7227 5500
Consular Section : 020 7 227 5505/7 Mon - Fri 10am-12am / 2pm -4pm.

Web site : http://korea.embassyhomepage.com/

3. Entry Formality

Alien Registration
A Korean embassy or consulate can issue two types of visa: a short-term visa for the visitor who wants to stay up to 90 days or a special long-term visa for periods longer than 90 days. A visitor with a special long-term visa is required to apply for alien registration at a local immigration office within 90 days of arrival.

Immigration Offices Phone
Immigration Offices
Seoul (02)2650-6212
Incheon Airport (032)740-7013, 
(032)740-7030
Jeju (064)722-3494
(064)721-3494
Busan (051)461-3000
Gimhae Airport (051)972-1610, 
(051)972-1615
Customs
Quarantine

4. Flight Schedule from UK to Korea

Korean Air
  • Tel : 0800 413000
  • www.koreanair.com
  • Weekly Services to Seoul : 7
  • Days of week : All week
  • Flying Time : 11 hours
Asiana
  • Tel : 020 7514 0200
  • www.flyasiana.com
  • Weekly Services to Seoul : 3
  • Days of week : Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
  • Flying Time : 11 Hours
Lufthansa
  • Tel : 0870 8377747
  • www.lufthansa.com
  • Weekly Services to Seoul : 7 (London via Frankfurt)
  • Days of week : All week
  • Flying Time from Frankfurt : 10 hrs 35 minutes
KLM
  • Tel : 08705 074074
  • www.klm.com
  • Weekly Services to Seoul : 6 (Apart from Sunday)
  • Days of week : Monday - Saturday
  • Flying Time : 10 hours
Air France
  • Tel : 08450 845111
  • www.airfrance.co.uk
  • Weekly Services to Seoul : Air France 7 Code Share Korean Air 7
  • Days of week : All week
  • Flying Time : 10 hours 55 min
  • Air France & Korean Air belong to the Sky Team Alliance and Code share on this route.

* Click here for more details on flight schedule at Incheon Airport
* Click here for more details on flight schedule at Busan Gimhae Airport