Getting a VISA

Enter to Republic of Korea
Announcement on Temporary Suspension of Visa-waiver and Visa-free entry programs
  • Temporary suspension measures have been applied to 90 countries/regions* that have a visa-waiver or visa-free entry program with the Republic of Korea, as of April 13, 2020.
    * 56 Visa-waiver countries and 34 Visa-free countries/regions
    (※ Entry restrictions have been implemented for Japan as of March 9, 2020)
  • Accordingly, persons with a passport from the relevant 90 countries/regions, which are subject to the suspension measure as listed below, are required to obtain a visa from a Korean diplomatic mission to enter the Republic of Korea.

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Official Invitation Request

The secretariat will send official invitation letters upon request. Such an invitation is intended to help potential attendees raise funds or obtain visas. It is not a commitment on the part of the organizers to provide any financial support. To get your letter, please send an e-mail to

Download Request Form

We will process your request and send the letter attached by e-mail. In case you need the original to be sent by post, please let us know. Visa letters will state only the following facts:
– Conference Title, Dates and Location;
– That the requester has paid the required registration fee in full.