Nationals of visa-free countries can enter Korea without a visa as long as the purpose of their visit is tourism or temporary visit.
If they want to engage in profitable activities such as employment, they must apply for a Korean visa suitable for their purpose.
|East Asia (9)||New Zealand, Malaysia, Japan, Taiwan, Brunei, Thailand, Macau, Singapore, Hong Kong|
|America (32)||Guyana, Brazil, Honduras, Guatemala, St. Lucia, Uruguay, Grenada, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Chile, República Dominicana, St. Kitts and Nevis, Canada, Commonwealth of Dominica, Suriname, Costa Rica, Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, United States, Haiti, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Antigua and Barbuda, Panama, Bahamas, Ecuador, Paraguay, Venezuela, El Salvador, Peru|
|Europe (43)||Vatican, Malta, Andorra, Greece, Belgium, Albania, Netherlands, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Estonia, Norway, Cyprus, Denmark, San Marino, United Kingdom, Germany, Serbia, Austria, Latvia, Bulgaria, Italy, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Kazakhstan, Romania, Croatia, Turkey, Luxembourg, Spain, Portugal, Lithuania, Slovakia, Poland, Liechtenstein, Slovenia, France, Monaco, Iceland, Finland, Tenegro, Ireland, Hungary|
|Africa/Middle Asia (16)||Morocco, Swaziland, Liberia, Egypt, Oman, Lesotho, Mauritius, Qatar, Israel, Seychelles, Kuwait, Tunisia, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, South Africa, United Arab Emirates|
|Oceania (13)||Guam, Nauru, New Caledonia, Micronesia, Solomon Islands, Kiribati, Fiji, Marshall Islands, Palau, Samoa, Australia, Tuvalu, Tonga|
K-ETA is mandatory for nationals from visa-free entry countries who enter Korea without a visa. You should apply for the K-ETA at least 72 hours prior to boarding the flight bound for the Republic of Korea. You can apply for K-ETA website ( www.k-eta.go.kr ) or mobile app (K-ETA).