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Busan, Korea

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Top 3 Nearby Airports

(PUS) gimhae intl

(ICN) incheon international

(CJU) jeju international

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Visa Information

Learn up-to-date visa requirements for over 150+ nationalities.

  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is not required for South Korea
  • A passport is required to enter South Korea
  • Re-entry permit is required for long-term foreign residents
  • Recommended pre-entry Q-code registration
  • Masks are mandatory in public
  • Electronic travel authorization

Port Restrictions


  • Are there any restrictions on vessels whose previous port call was from COVID -19 high risk countries?
    • No restriction on vessel but onboard quarantine inspection will be done by quarantine on arrival.
  • Are there any restrictions on crew who embarked from COVID -19 high risk countries or specific nationalities?
    • Crew Change permitted?
      • Yes, but subject to the following conditions.
        • On-signer(s);
        • Starting from 7th June 2022, on-signers can enter Korean territory without entry Visa. Agent will issue LOG/EDI/OKTB for on-signer to get arrival Visa.
          • PCR or RAT test cert is not required for all passengers including seafarers when enter to Korean territory thru airport/seaport effective on 3rd/Sep.
          • Upon arrival at the airport, PCR test should be done within 1 day as own expenses.
        • Off-signer(s);
          • Off signers can disembark without PCR test by quarantine but PCR test will be done within 1 days after disembarkation from vessel with own expenses.
        • If Positive case, Agent will follow up the instruction by Public healthcare center.
        • Chinese nationality off-signers must be followed Chinese embassy’s latest regulation;
  • Within 48 hrs before flight : 1st PCR -> Get “Blue code”
  • Within 24 hrs before flight : 2nd PCR
    • (Hospital/brands of reagents should be different to 1st...

Flight Restrictions

  • Passengers must present a completed "Q-Code" form upon arrival. The form can be completed upon arrival or before departure at .
  • Passengers transiting to China (People's Rep.) must enter Korea (Rep.) to obtain a green QR code with an 'HDC' mark.

Agency Costs

  • Crew Change Assistance 1-10: USD 110 per pax
  • Crew Change Assistance 11+: USD 80 per pax
  • Coordination of Booked Services: USD 70
  • Launch Hire Coordination: USD 120
  • Meet & Greet: USD 240

Last updated on 30th Mar 2022

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