Republic of Korea Specific Risk of Coronavirus (COVID-19)
18 Mar 2021
This country has reported a recent increase in case numbers of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Following a review of the public health risk assessment process, this country has now changed from a low to a moderate risk of exposure to COVID-19.
Please check the fitfortravel Republic of Korea page regularly for updates on any changes to the risk of exposure to coronavirus (COVID-19).
Advice for Travellers
There is a moderate risk of exposure to coronavirus (COVID-19) in this country.
Please be aware that risk of COVID-19 in this country may change at short notice, and also consider your risk in any transit countries and from travelling itself. Prior to travel you should consider:
Is your journey really necessary?
- Check the FCDO travel advice and country pages for the latest government guidance to ensure travel is legally permitted.
Are you at an increased risk of severe COVID-19?
- If you are at increased risk you should reconsider your travel plans and seek medical advice prior to making any decisions.
- To find out if you are at increased risk of severe COVID-19, see the FAQ’s.