Passport and Visa

Any foreign visitor wishing to enter the Republic of Korea must have a valid passport. Visitors with confirmed outbound tickets may stay in Korea up to 30 days without visas. Exceptions to this may apply to citizens of some countries. Please confirm the requirement of visas.


Electricity is generally supplied in 220 volts. However, 110 volt supply is also available in many places. Always check the power supply before using your equipment.


Gyeonggi belongs to the temperate zone featured by four distinctive seasons of spring, summer, autumn and winter. The yearly average temperature of Gyeonggi is 12 degrees C. The temperature in June varies from daily high temperature of 24C to daily low temperature of 20 C.


The unit of Korean currency is the Won. Coin denominations are 10, 50, 100, 500, and bank notes are 1,000, 5,000 and 10,000. Foreign currency and traveler's checks can be converted into Korean Won at foreign exchange banks and other authorized money exchangers. Credit cards, including VISA, Master Card, American Express, Diners Club, and JCB, are accepted at most hotels, department stores, and restaurants. The exchange rate is subject to fluctuation. As of February 18 , USD 1 is about 1,042.