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Message for U.S. Citizens: K-ETA not required to enter Korea from April 1, 2023 to Dec. 31, 2024
March 31, 2023

The government of the Republic of Korea announced that from April 1, 2023 to December 31, 2024, the Korean Electronic Travel Authorization (K-ETA) is no longer required for U.S. citizens visiting Korea for 90 days or less for business or tourism.

U.S. citizen visitors to the Republic of Korea still need a visa for all other purposes, including employment, teaching English, and stays longer than 90 days.

For more information, please see the Korean Immigration Service’s announcement at https://www.k-eta.go.kr/portal/board/viewboarddetail.do?bbsSn=149899