About Visa Application

Visa-free Entry to Jeju Island

Jeju Island is a special self-governing province and visitors from 180 countries are allowed to enter the island without a visa. Visitors from these 180 countries are permitted to enter Jeju Island and stay up to 30 days without Korean Visa according to “Special Law of Jeju Liberal City” with exception of designated 11 countries listed below.

Terms for Visa-free Entry to Jeju Island
- Length of stay does not exceed 30 days.
- Those eligible must take direct routes to Jeju Island, or with Jeju Island listed as their final destination.

Visitors from any of these 11 countries are not permitted to enter without a visa
- Ghana, Nigeria, Libya, Macedonia, Sudan, Syria, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Cuba, Palestine

Chinese Visitors
Chinese citizens holding passport issued by the People’s Republic of China, are entitled to visa-free entry to Jeju Island. This entitlement is valid if:
- Tourist holds a passport issued by the People’s Republic of China.
- Tourist must join a Chinese group tourist program hosted by Korean or Chinese travel agents recognized by the Korea- China memorandum
- Tourist arriving at the Incheon International Airport must depart from Korea through the Incheon International Airport, Gimpo International Airport or Jeju International Airport
- Period of stay is no longer than 15 days.

It is best to consult your local consular office for the latest information with regard to visiting Korea.

If you need more information to find which visa suits you, please visit Korea Visa Portal.


APIT 2019 is not authorized to assist with the VISA process beyond providing the Notification of Acceptance Letter and Invitation Letter (after registration) issued by the APIT conference group.
Should your application be denied, APIT cannot change the decision of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, nor will APIT engage in discussion or correspondence with the MOFA or the Embassy of South Korea on behalf of the applicant. The registration fee cannot be refunded when the VISA application of individual being denied. 


Submission Method

Electronic Submission System (PDF format)


1. Full paper (Click)
2. Abstract (Click)

Contact Method

Mr. Paul Choo

APIT 2019 conference secretary

E-mail: apit.conference@gmail.com

Tel: +86-021-59561560

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