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    Visa Information

    If you are entering the Republic of Korea from abroad to attend the AEPSE 2023, you will need a valid passport and visa issued by a Korean embassy or consulate for some countries. Please be sure to check the applicable information in advance according to the participant’s travel schedule and nationality.

    Countries under Visa Waiver Agreement

    For accurate visa information, please visit the 'KOREA VISA PORTAL' website or ask to 'Korean Embassy'.
    If you need a letter of invitation for participating in the AEPSE 2023, please email to AEPSE 2023 Secretariat (reg@aepse.org).

    Please send the information below to the secretariat. (reg@aepse.org).

    • Participant's Full Name
    • Nationality
    • Name of the Affiliation
    • Presentation Title
    • Registration Number

    Korea Electronic Travel Authorization

    All foreign visitors who wish to enter the Republic of Korea must obtain K-ETA permission to board aircraft and ships bound for Korea. You must apply at least 72 hours before departure by accessing the K-ETA website or mobile app (K-ETA).

    • Fee: KRW 10,000 (approximately USD 9~10, additional fee excluded)
    • Payment by credit and debit card - automatic calculation of fees by country based on exchange rate.
    • If the application is completed with incorrect information, it cannot be corrected and re-application is required, so make sure to reconfirm the information entered before the final payment.
    • Click Here for more information

    *The validity period of a K-ETA is 2 years from the date of approval.
    K-ETA approval does not guarantee entry to the Republic of Korea. The final determination of a traveler's entry will be made by the immigration official during entry immigration inspection.

    *Applicable to: 112 countries that can enter without a visa. Click Here for updates.


    • A person who does not have a valid Korean visa
    • A person intending to enter the country for the purpose of tourism, visiting relatives, participating in events or meetings, and business (other than profitable activities)
    • A person who plans a short-term stay in Korea for business or tourism purpose For other inquiries, please proceed through the Korea Electronic Travel Permit Center.
      (www.k-eta.go.kr → Notice → Questions) Foreign language counseling available: 9am-12pm, 1pm-6pm on weekdays