VISA Information

Any foreign visitors wishing to enter the Republic of Korea must have a valid passport and obtain a Korean visa before the visitation.

Example of Entry Visa to Korea

Countries under Visa Waiver Agreement

Please visit the Korea Visa Portal website, or contact your local Korean Embassy for accurate visa information, as rules and regulations vary depending on the country you’re coming from.

The Korean government has suspended visa exemptions and visa-free entry for foreign nationals due to Covid-19. Therefore, all individuals, including people from countries who were previously eligible for visa-free travel to Korea, are now required to apply for a visa before travel.

If you need a letter of invitation for participating in KISM 2022, please email KISM 2022 Secretariat at