Visa Requirements

All visitors to Republic of Korea must have a valid passport and obtain a Korean visa before arriving. Depending on your nationality, a visa and required passport validity may vary. If you require a visa or uncertain as to the visa requirement for entry visa, please check with your local embassy or consulate to obtain the necessary documents before making travel arrangements.

Please be noted that due to COVID-19, entry restrictions of each country are being changed from time to time without pre-notice.

Entry Regulations

  • Visa Waiver Agreement and Visa-Free Entry programs will be temporarily suspended.
  • All Short-Term Visitor visas issued before 5th of April 2020 will no longer be in effect (Except for long-term visas, short-term employment C-4 visas).
  • All participants who are holding passports that have been issued by Hubei Province, China and/or have visited Hubei province within 14 days from the arrival date are not permitted to enter.
  • Visa exemption will be restricted for the Japanese passport holders.

Quarantine Regulations

  • All the participants are required to self-quarantine for 14 days.
    1. South Korean nationals or foreign nationals of long-term stay
      : self-quarantine for 14 days
    2. Foreign nationals of short-term stay
      : quarantined at designated quarantine facilities for 14 days with own expense
    * You may be restricted from entering if you do not have a personal Korean phone number or do not install the required mobile app

For further information please check with your local embassy/consulate or visit the website.

Letter of Invitation

On request, CardioVascular Research Foundation(CVRF) is pleased to send an invitation to help facilitate the visa process to only those who have completed the registration of COMPLEX PCI 2020.

Please note that such an invitation is not a commitment on the part of CVRF to provide any financial support, nor is it a guarantee of the acceptance of an abstract, nor a guarantee that the consulate will issue the visa.

Prior to requesting the invitation letter, kindly recommend you to check if the personal information you provided matches that on your passport. For the invitation letter, please contact