South Korea resumes non-visa regime with Kazakhstan

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Kazakhstani citizens will be able to stay in the Republic of Korea for 30 days without a visa

The agreement between the governments of Kazakhstan and the Republic of Korea regarding the mutual abolition of visas is going to resume for Kazakhstani people starting from April 1, according to the press service of the country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

This visa-free regime had been suspended by the Korean government because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Now citizens of Kazakhstan will be able to enter the Republic of Korea and stay there visa-free for 30 days. However, for those who are going to work, study or live in South Korea, visas are still required.

Foreigners, who enter Korea should register themselves in the electronic system K-ETA ( at least 24 hours before entering the country to get permission from the Korean authorities. If there is no such permission, a passenger might be refused to get on board.

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