Visa free countries South Korea

According to the Guide Passport Ranking Index, the South Korean passport is presently ranked second. It allows citizens of 195 nations to travel without a visa. As a result, it is regarded as one of the world’s most desired passports, having a very high mobility score. Visa-free travel and visas on arrival are available to South Korean passport holders in countries such as Brazil, the European Union, the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates, and the United States. South Korean passport holders, on the other hand, need a visa to visit roughly 34 countries across the world. Ghana, Cuba, and China are among the nations that need a visa.

As a result, South Korean passport holders have a higher ranking than other passport holders in countries that do not require visas for entry (visa-free countries) as well as countries that require visas on arrival (visa-on-arrival countries) or electronic travel authorizations (ETAs) for entry (visa on arrival countries) (eTA). There are presently 140 South Korea passport visa-free countries, 45 South Korea visa-on-arrival countries, and 10 electronic travel authorization (eTA) destinations available.

Passport holders from South Korea can enter 195 countries, either without a visa, with a visa on arrival, or with an electronic travel authorization (eTA). Consequently, the Korean passport is ranked second in the world, behind only the British passport. Besides the visa-free and visa-on-arrival countries, there are 34 other countries where South Korean passport holders need either a physical visa or an electronic one (i.e. visa required countries).

List of the Countries with visa-free access:

Visa-free Entry:

  • Albania
  • Andorra
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Aruba
  • Austria
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • The British Virgin Islands
  • Brunei
  • Bulgaria
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Cook Islands
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Curacao
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Estonia
  • Eswatini
  • Falkland Islands
  • Faroe Islands
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • French Guiana
  • French Polynesia
  • French West Indies
  • Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Gibraltar
  • Greece
  • Greenland
  • Grenada
  • Guam
  • Guatemala
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kiribati
  • Kosovo
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos
  • Latvia
  • Lesotho
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macao
  • Malaysia
  • Malta
  • Mauritius
  • Mayotte
  • Mexico
  • Micronesia
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Montenegro
  • Montserrat
  • Morocco
  • Myanmar
  • Netherlands
  • New Caledonia
  • Nicaragua
  • Niue
  • North Macedonia
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Norway
  • Palestinian Territories
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Reunion
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • San Marino
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • St. Helena
  • St. Maarten
  • St. Pierre and Miquelon
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Suriname
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Vatican City
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Wallis and Futuna

Visa on Arrival:

  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Bolivia
  • Cambodia
  • Cape Verde
  • Comoros
  • Egypt
  • Ethiopia
  • Gabon
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • India
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Kuwait
  • Lebanon
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Maldives
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritania
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Nepal
  • Oman
  • Palau
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Rwanda
  • Samoa
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tonga
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

eTA Visa

  • American Samoa
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • New Zealand
  • Norfolk Island
  • Pakistan
  • Puerto Rico
  • Sri Lanka
  • United States of America
  • US Virgin Isla

Online Visa:

  • Angola
  • Benin
  • Djibouti
  • South Sudan

Visa Required:

  • Afghanistan
  • Algeria
  • Bhutan
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cameroon
  • The central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Congo
  • Congo (Dem. Rep.)
  • Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
  • Cuba
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • The Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Mali
  • Nauru
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • North Korea
  • Sudan
  • Syria
  • Turkmenistan
  • Yemen

Visa Required:

  • Afghanistan
  • Algeria
  • Bhutan
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cameroon
  • Cayman Islands
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • China
  • Congo
  • Congo (Dem. Rep.)
  • Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
  • Cuba
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Mali
  • Mongolia
  • Nauru
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • North Korea
  • Sudan
  • Syria
  • Turkmenistan
  • Yemen

 

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