United Kingdom Tourist Visa For South Korea (90 Day Visa Free Period)

This page provides visa information for UK Citizens wanting to travel to South Korea.

Important Information

UK citizens will not require a visa for a stay of up to 90 days in South Korea. You’ll need to be able to provide proof of your confirmed onward or return travel such as a flight ticket at point of entry.

Your passport should be valid for at least 3 months from the date of entry into South Korea.

Is this visa the right one for me?

This visa can be used for tourist travel to South Korea only. Business activities are not allowed. Tourist activities include:

  • Holidays
  • Sightseeing or Packpacking
  • Visiting Family or Friends
  • Unpaid Sports/Music/Dance Roles
  • Attending a Wedding or Funeral
  • Religious Purposes
  • Medical Treatments


The information found here is based on the response provided by the Korean embassy. We recommend you always double check the latest information directly with the embassy before you travel. If you wish to travel for longer than the visa-free period, you should speak to the Korean embassy directly on 0207 227 5500.

Travel Requirements

In order to travel to South Korea there are a few requirements. Click on the icon below to learn more about each one.

Visa Not Required

Citizens of the United Kingdom can enter South Korea without a visa for up to 90 days.


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