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South Korea visa requirements for Congo citizens

Do Congo citizens need a visa for South Korea?

Congo citizens who are planning a trip to South Korea aren't required to apply for a visa if they wish to go for short stays (tourism). But it's required to obtain an electronic travel authorization (eTA or eVisa) before entering South Korea. Find more information about electronic visas in our articles.

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Updated: 06/11/2024.

Entry requirements

e-visa

Purpose of travel

Tourism

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Passport validity for travel to South Korea

Passport must be valid on arrival.

Is it safe to travel to South Korea?

South Korea has a low risk level: 2.30 out of 5. Travelling to South Korea is relatively safe. The safety index is based on travel advisories from independent 4 sources.

Safety index is provided by www.travel-advisory.info: 06/10/2024.

South Korea customs rules

Duty-free allowance

Tobacco limit

Restricted to travellers 19 years and over. One of the following:

  • 200 cigarettes;
  • 50 cigars;
  • or 250 grams of tobacco.

Bringing alcohol

  • 1 litre of alcohol.

Agricultural, forest, fishery, and livestock products (oriental medicine materials)

  • 5 kg of sesame oil, sesame seeds, and honey.
  • 1 kg of pine nuts.
  • 10kg of beef.
  • 300g of ginseng (undried, white, or red), and sanghwang mushroom.
  • 150g of deer antlers.
  • 3kg of other oriental medicine materials.
  • 5kg of other agricultural, forest, fishery, and livestock products.
  • The above goods must be worth less than ₩100,000, and they must pass quarantine inspection.

Currency

  • Funds of US$10,000 or more must be declared at Customs.

Other Goods

  • 60 mL of perfume.
  • Duty-free purchases must not exceed US$600.
  • Other personal items worth up to US$400.
Find more information on the customs regulations of South Korea page.

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