Visa information for Korea

Foreign nationals entering Korea are generally required to have a valid passport and a Korean visa;
however, some countries are permitted visa free under certain conditions (see table below).

For inquiries regarding visa, please visit the following websites:

Designated Countries & Regions Granted Visa-Free Entry to Korea

Allowed to stay in Korea for 30 days only(unless otherwise specified below) for the purposes of tourism and visitation only.

Asia Japan(90 Days), Hong Kong(90 Days), Macao(90 Days), Taiwan(90 Days), Kuwait(90 Days), Brunei, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain(90 Days)
North America United States(90 Days), Canada(6 Months)
South America Argentina, Honduras, Paraguay, Uruguay(90 Days), Ecuador, Guyana
Europe Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Cyprus, Albania, Croatia, Slovenia(90 Days), Vatican, Bosnla-Hezegovina, Serbla, Montenegro
Oceania Australlia(90 Days), Guam, Fiji, Nauru, Palau, Marshall Islands, Solomon Islands, Micronesia, New Caledonia, Samoa, Tuvalu, Tonga
Africa Repulic of South Africa, Mauritius, Seychelles, Swaziland, Egypt


Invitation letter

If you require an official Nokia invitation letter to apply for a visa, please complete the steps below.

Please contact your Nokia representative to request your official Nokia invitation letter.

Complete the LoI request template available for download on the event intranet site and submit it to your local HR Connection team along with a copy of your passport.

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