Inbound tourists receive tests at a COVID-19 testing station at Incheon International Airport, west of Seoul, South Korea, 1 June 2022. Photo: EPA-EFE
Inbound tourists receive tests at a COVID-19 testing station at Incheon International Airport, west of Seoul, South Korea, 1 June 2022. Photo: EPA-EFE

Hong Kong and BN(O) passport holders can travel to South Korea visa-free again after restrictions eased, while city logs 1,198 Covid cases

  • From July 1 travellers will only need to apply for electronic travel authorisation and obtain approval 72 hours before boarding
  • New relaxed entry rules apply to short-term trips such as tourism, business meetings and family visits

Inbound tourists receive tests at a COVID-19 testing station at Incheon International Airport, west of Seoul, South Korea, 1 June 2022. Photo: EPA-EFE
Inbound tourists receive tests at a COVID-19 testing station at Incheon International Airport, west of Seoul, South Korea, 1 June 2022. Photo: EPA-EFE
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