Welcome to Korea. 

To find out if you require a visa, please consult the Korean Visa Portal and use the Visa Navigator tool. 

Invitation letters are available via your congress profile after completion of the online registration. 


Documents for visa applications will need to be requested before 8 November.

If you need documents with public notarization, please write to us by 8 November to 

idf2019-groupregist@wemice.co.kr.


General Visa Policy of Korea 

Country under Visa Waiver Agreements
Nationals of those countries or regions with which Korea has signed a visa waiver agreement can enter without visa, on the condition that they do not engage in remunerative activities during their stay. (Up to 90 days unless stated otherwise)
Continent Countries
Asia (4 countries) Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand
America (25 Countries) Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Commonwealth of Dominica, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Haiti, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela(Diplomatic / Official: 30 days, Ordinary: 90 days), Uruguay
Europe (32 countries) [Schengen countries(except for Slovenia out of the 26 Schengen countries)], Austria(Diplomatic/ Official: 180 days), Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Latvia, Luxemburg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal(60days), Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland
※ Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden(90 days within 180 days)
Africa & Middle East
(6 Countries)
Israel, Liberia, Morocco, Tunisia(30 days), Lesotho(60 days), United Arab Emirates
Designated Visa-free Entry
Considering international convention, mutuality doctrine, national profit and other such factor, certain counties are granted visa-free permissions. (Up to 30 days unless stated otherwise)
Continent Countries
Asia
(6 countries)
Brunei, Hong Kong(90 days), Indonesia(diplomatic and official, 30 days), Japan(90 days), Macau(90 days), Taiwan(90 days)
America
(7 countries)
Argentina, Canada(6 months), Ecuador(90days), Guyana , Honduras, Paraguay, United States(90 days)
Europe
(11countries)
Albania, Andora, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia(90 days), Cyprus, Monaco, Montenegro, San Marino, Serbia(90 days), Slovenia(90 days), Vatican
Oceania or regions
(13 countries)
Australia(90 days), Fiji, Guam, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Caledonia, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu
Middle East and Africa
(12 countries)
Bahrain, Egypt, Kuwait, Lebanon(diplomatic and official 30 days), Mauritius, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, United Arab Emirates
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