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China visa requirements for South Korean citizens

Do South Korean citizens need a visa for China?

South Korean citizens must obtain a visa before entry into China. Reach China embassy or consulate for the instructions how to apply the visa.

Updated: 07/23/2024.

Entry requirements

visa required

Purpose of travel

Tourism

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Passport validity for travel to China

Passport must be valid on arrival.

Is it safe to travel to China?

China has a current risk level of 3.40 (out of 5). We advise to use some caution when travelling to China. The safety index is based on travel advisories from independent 8 sources.

Safety index is provided by www.travel-advisory.info: 07/22/2024.

China customs rules

Duty-free allowance

Tobacco limit

Restricted to travellers 16 years and over. All of the following:

  • 400 cigarettes;
  • 100 cigars;
  • and 500g tobacco.

Bringing alcohol

  • Restricted to travellers 16 years and over;
  • Up to 1.5 litres of alcohol containing 12% or higher alcohol volume.

Cash limit

  • Travellers may import up to RMB20,000 of local currency.
  • Travellers wishing to import US$5000 or over or its equivalent in a foreign currency must declare it to customs.

Other Goods

  • Chinese residents may carry personal gifts and effects up to a value of RMB5000.
  • Non-Chinese residents may carry personal items to remain in China up to a value of RMB2000.
Find more information on the customs regulations of China page.

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