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Any foreign visitors wishing to enter the Republic of Korea must have a valid passport and obtain a Korean visa before the visitation. However, people of 90 countries who wish to visit Korea temporarily are permitted to enter without a visa according to visa-exemption agreements or in accordance with principles reciprocity or national interest.
More information about visa-free entries for foreigners, click.
An official letter of invitation will be sent to any registrant upon request.
However, this invitation implies no obligation for visa.
If you need a letter of invitation for participating in the URSI AP-RASC’16, please email to the Secretariat at secretariat@aprasc2016.org
Your invitation letter request must include the following details:
  1. Participant's full name
  2. Nationality
  3. Name of the Affiliation (University, Company, etc.)
  4. Department
  5. Address of the Affiliation (University, Company, etc.)
  6. Accepted Paper Number
Table1.Counties under Visa Exemption Agreements  
Country/Period(days)
Europe Austria / 90
Belgium / 90
Bulgaria / 90
Czech Republic / 90
Denmark / 90
Estonia / 90
Finland / 90
France / 90
Greece / 90
Germany / 90
Hungary / 90
Iceland / 90
Ireland / 90
Italy / 60
Liechtenstein / 90
Luxembourg / 90
Malta / 90
Netherlands / 90
Norway / 90
Portugal / 60
Poland / 90
Romania / 90
Spain / 90
Slovak Republic / 90
Sweden / 90
Switzerland / 90
United Kingdom / 90
Asia and Oceania Bangladesh / 90
Israel / 90
Malaysia / 90
New Zealand / 90
Pakistan / 90
Singapore / 90
Thailand / 90
Turkey / 90
Americas Antigua and Barbuda / 90
Bahamas / 90
Barbados / 90
Brazil / 90
Colombia / 90
Costa Rica / 90
Common wealth of
Dominica / 90
Dominican Republic / 90
El Salvador / 90
Grenada / 90
Haiti / 90
Jamaica / 90
Mexico / 90
Nicaragua / 90
Panama / 90
Peru / 90
St. Lucia / 90
St. Kitts and Nevis / 90
St. Vincent & the
Grenadines / 90
Surinam / 90
Trinidad and Tobago / 90
Africa Antigua and Barbuda / 90
Bahamas / 90
Barbados / 90
Brazil / 90
Colombia / 90
Costa Rica / 90
Common wealth of
Dominica / 90

Lesotho / 60
Liberia / 90
Dominican Republic / 90
El Salvador / 90
Grenada / 90
Haiti / 90
Jamaica / 90
Mexico / 90
Nicaragua / 90


Morocco / 90
Panama / 90
Peru / 90
St. Lucia / 90
St. Kitts and Nevis / 90
St. Vincent & the
Grenadines / 90
Surinam / 90
Trinidad and Tobago / 90

Tunisia / 30
Table2.Counties or Regions Under Principles of Reciprocity and National Interest  
Country/Period(days)
Asia Brunei / 30
Hong Kong / 90
Japan / 90
Kuwait / 30
Macao / 30
Oman / 30
Qatar / 30
Saudi Arabia / 30
Taiwan / 30
United Arab emirates / 30
Yemen / 30
North America Canada / 180 United States / 30  
South America Argentina / 90
Chile / 90
Guatemala / 30
Honduras / 30
Paraguay / 30
Uruguay / 30
Venezuela / 30
Europe Albania / 30
Croatia / 90
Cyprus / 30
Latvia / 90
Lithuania / 90
Monaco / 30
Slovenia / 90
Vatican / 30
Oceania Australia / 90
Fiji / 30
Guam / 30
Kiribati / 30
Marshall Islands/ 30
Palau / 30
Nauru / 30
New Caledonia / 30
Africa Republic of South Africa / 30 Swaziland / 30