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visa for Korea?

Old Sep 28, 09, 9:53 pm
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visa for Korea?

I was wondering if tourists need a visa to enter South Korea? I've heard mixed reports on this topic but no definite answer. I am a Canadian citizen. Thanks for your help!
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Old Sep 28, 09, 9:58 pm
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Canadian citizens can enter Korea Visa free.. but for how long i'm not sure if my memory serves me right i think its 180 days.

update link below should help verify.

http://can-ottawa.mofat.go.kr/eng/am...ntry/index.jsp
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Old Sep 28, 09, 10:01 pm
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Thanks alot!
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Old Oct 21, 09, 6:47 pm
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What about British Passport holder? I'm simply transiting through ICN on way to Malaysia. Can I TWOV? Appreciate any advice. Thank you.
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Old Oct 25, 09, 5:28 am
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Originally Posted by Ulstair View Post
What about British Passport holder? I'm simply transiting through ICN on way to Malaysia. Can I TWOV? Appreciate any advice. Thank you.
No visa required.
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Old Jan 6, 13, 8:56 am
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What about vietnamese passport holder? I hope to get out and overnight in seoul during my 16 hour transit. Assuming I will have a onwarding ticket to US, with a valid US visa, will I be able to get out visa free?
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Old Jan 6, 13, 8:06 pm
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What about Vietnamese passport holder? I hope to get out and overnight in Seoul during my 16 hour transit. Assuming I will have an onward ticket to US, with a valid US visa, will I be able to get out visa free?
According to Timatic (the source used by the airlines), it looks ok as long as your ICN-USA flight is direct (i.e. not connecting in NRT etc.), but please confirm yourself!

Korea (Rep.) (KR)

Visa Exemptions:

- Holders of a visa issued by Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand or USA to nationals of any country except for Cuba, Iran, Macedonia (FYROM), Sudan and Syria, only if:
-holding confirmed onward tickets on flights departing within 30 days; when
-arriving from a third country, departing on a direct flight to the country that issued the visa (e.g. DEL-ICN-YVR); or
-arriving on a direct flight from the country that issued the visa, departing to a third country (e.g. YVR-ICN-DEL).
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Old Jan 7, 13, 10:20 am
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uh oh, then I might get a Japan visa. My planned itinerary is like HAN-HKG-ICN/GMP-HND-JFK-AUA.

Thanks for the info!
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Old Jan 9, 13, 5:30 am
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I always use this site:

http://www.iatatravelcentre.com/
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