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XVI International Symposium on Respiratory Viral Infections

Visa and Passport Information – OLD

Visa and Passport Requirements to attend the XVI International Symposium on Respiratory Viral Infections in Seoul, Republic of South Korea can be found at http://english.visitkorea.or.kr/enu/GK/GK_EN_2_1_1.jsp

Foreign nationals entering the Republic of Korea are generally required to have a valid passport and a Korean visa. However, many are permitted visa-free entry for a limited time under certain conditions. They include:

  • Citizens of the countries under the Visa Exemption Agreement (see Tables 1, 2, & 3)
  • Citizens of the countries and regions under the Principles of Reciprocity & National Interest (see Table 4).

All tables can be found at the above website. It is your responsibility to investigate visa and passport requirements. Make sure you give yourself at least 4 months to procure a visa if it is needed. For US citizens, your passport must be valid for 6 months beyond intended stay.