Korea (Rep.) Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Korea (Rep.)
Capital city: Seoul
Currency: Won (KRW)
Local time: GMT + 9
Telephone code: + 82
Bank: Closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

1. Free import of 60 milliliters of perfume, goods for personal use and gifts up to a value of USD 600.-.2. Free import for persons of 19 year... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Import of weaponry, arms and ammunition requires police permission obtained prior to travel.... More information

Wild Fauna and Flora:

The import of certain endangered species of plant, live animals and their products is prohibited or restricted under CITES. For further details ple... More information

Export regulations:

All baggage will be inspected against verbal declaration. Prohibited: Korean antiques and curiosities, unless a certificate is attached by ... More information

Crew members customs regulations:

Same regulations as for passengers apply. However, the value of goods for personal use and gifts is limited to USD 150.-.... More information


Pets may enter as passenger's luggage in the cabin, checked baggage or as cargo.Birds may only be imported from Australia, ... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in Korea (Rep.). Baggage entering Korea (Rep.) can only be checked-in to the first international a... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport.... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Allowed. Residents: Local currency (Korean... More information

Learn all about regulations for your destination country. From airport tax to be paid on departure, to importing pets, as well as rules on how much currency you may bring into and out of a country.