Since the 1st June 2020, the Republic of Korea requires that all registered foreign residents to obtain a Re-entry permit prior to their departure for Re-entry into the Republic of Korea on their current status of stay.


To obtain the Re-entry permit, please visit the HiKorea website ( at least 4 days prior to your departure from the Republic of Korea for re-entry into the country.


Foreign residents who have departed from the Republic of Korea without receiving a Re-entry Permit before their departure will have his/her Foreign Resident (Alien) Registration cancelled and are thus obligated to obtain a new visa to re-enter the ROK.


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