Health and Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Seoul, Republic of Korea

June 12, 2020

Location:  Republic of Korea (ROK)

Event:  The government of Korea has implemented QR code-based registration of visitors at bars, clubs, and other entertainment facilities for better contract tracing of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases.

Effective June 10, 2020, the Republic of Korea (ROK) began a QR code-based registration of patrons at bars, clubs, and other entertainment facilities across the country that are considered “places at high-risk” for COVID-19.  The ROK hopes to use the system of contact tracing to stem the spread of the coronavirus.  Questions on this new registration system may be directed to the The Ministry of Health and Welfare.

Please visit the U.S. Embassy’s COVID-19 website for updated information.

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