Jeju Island Visa-free Status Suspended Due to Coronavirus, List of Nations Requiring Visas

Please note: As of Feb. 6, there have been no recorded cases of coronavirus infections on Jeju Island. Disinfection measures in public areas and by private businesses are underway.

In an effort to help stem the spread of novel coronavirus, the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Korea has suspended visa-free entry to Jeju Special Self-Governing Province beginning Feb. 4.

This temporary measure is aimed at stopping any new coronavirus infections in the province and mainland, by strengthening entry procedures. This includes the screening of new visas.

As a result, citizens from the following list of nations will be granted entry to Jeju Island only with a visa issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Korea.

By implementing these enhanced procedures, Jeju Island is doing its utmost to keep residents and travelers on Jeju Island safe. Thank you for your attention and cooperation.

List of countries now requiring travel visa issuance due to the suspension of Jeju Special Self-Governing Province’s visa-free status

(1) Diplomatic, Official and General Passports (35 countries)

Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Namibia, Niger, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

(2) Official / General Passports (2 countries)

Jordan, Turkmenistan

(3) General Passports (25 countries)

Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Cambodia, China, Gabon, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Lebanon, Moldova, Mongolia, Mozambique, Oman, The Philippines, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Vanuatu, Vietnam


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