Korea Makes Makes Changes To Testing Rules

Beginning Sept. 3, all inbound travellers are exempted from presenting a negative pre-departure COVID test result to enter Korea.

However, travellers still need to take a PCR test within 24 hours of their arrival in Korea. The quarantine was lifted for all travellers, regardless of vaccination status, on June 8.

Before departure, Canadian passport holders are required to complete the K-ETA at least 72 hours before entering Korea.

You can apply for the K-ETA here.

Travellers are required to take a PCR test within 24 hours of their of arrival. Travellers are allowed to carry on regular activities before and after taking the arrival PCR test. If the on-arrival test result is positive, a 7-day quarantine will be required. Travellers are required to upload the on-arrival PCR test result to Q-Code.

You can upload the result here.

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