From next week, the South Korean authorities are changing the rules of entry, planning to lift the quarantine for unvaccinated foreigners. This statement was made by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Han Dok Su. He also promised that the country plans to “return to normal life” including tourism. Recall that the entry for Russians to South Korea remained visa-free.
“We are reorganizing the system of control over entry from abroad. Until now, unvaccinated persons upon arrival from abroad underwent a seven-day quarantine, from June 8, this obligation will no longer be, regardless of vaccination status, ”TASS quoted the Prime Minister as saying. He also added that restrictions on the operation of Incheon International Airport will be eased to increase the number of flights due to rising demand. “Given the stabilization of the epidemic situation and the capabilities of the medical system, we will return to normal life, eliminate inconvenience for the population and tourists,” the Korean Prime Minister added.
Barriers have obviously not been removed yet: all tourists need to be provided with border the results of a PCR test or a rapid antigen test. Moreover, you will have to undergo additional PCR testing within three days after entering the territory of Korea.
At the same time, we note that Korea remained a visa-free country for Russians, resuming the visa-free regime in April. To visit the country, you must register on the state portal for electronic registration of arrivals (K-ETA), but the final decision on entering the country is made by the migration officer.
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