Most types of long-term visas are now being issued by the Korean Embassy in London, but the issuing of quarantine exemptions remains on hold
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All foreign nationals arriving in South Korea, whether by air or sea, are required to provide a negative PCR test declaration, issued within 72 hours of departure
All arrivals, regardless of nationality and length of stay, are also required to be tested for coronavirus (COVID-19). From 5 May some vaccinated travellers will have a limited exemption from quarantine. See Entry Requirements
If you test positive for coronavirus you will be isolated and treated at a hospital or community treatment centre
See Entry requirements for more information before you plan to travel.
If you’re returning to the UK from overseas, you will need to:
If your return journey to the UK transits another country, you should check whether it is subject to a travel ban or any other additional requirements. If so, contact your travel provider.
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