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Title Important COVID-19 Information 2
Name YISS Date 21.03.11 Hit 4,994
File file Quarantine Guidelines for Foreign Students (1).pdf    

Updated on March 11th, 2021



 Note that COVID-19 screening measures are subject to change with little advance notice and it’s the student is responsible to confirm all necessary information in advance


1. COVID-19 PCR Tests

1) All travelers to Korea must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 72 hours of their departure and submit to a mandatory 14-day quarantine upon entry, regardless of vaccination status.
All travellers(including Korean citizens) arriving from overseas will be tested for COVID-19 during the first 24 hours of quarantine period.

3) Lastly all incoming arrivals will get tested one more time at the end of the mandatory two-week quarantine period.


2. 14-day Mandatory Quarantine

All travelers to Korea are subject to 14-day mandatory quarantine at their own cost. The government facility costs around $1,300 to $2,000 USD paid before entering the facility. The expense includes costs for accommodation, meals, etc.

The place for quarantine will be assigned upon your arrival.


It’s advised to check the most up to date information frequently and please contact the Korean embassy in your region for further information.

Please consult the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency, Korean Immigration Service and the Website of Diplomatic Missions (Embassy). 


Attachment: Quarantine Guidelines for Foreign Students