Visa policy of North Korea
Visa policy map
As of April 2017 holders of normal passports of all countries require a visa to visit North Korea. All visitors traveling for tourism require an authorization from a North Korean travel agency.
An exception exists for Chinese tourists visiting only the Tongnim County who can stay in this county using the Chinese ID card instead of a visa and passport for up to two days. Most nationals may also visit Sinuiju for a day trip without a visa.
Holders of diplomatic or service passports issued to nationals of the following countries can visit North Korea without a visa:
Nationals of South Korea seeking to visit North Korea must submit the North/South Korea visitation verification certificate and the Departure card to the Immigration Officer at the immigration port and go through immigration inspection.
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- Citizenship in North Korea
- North Korean passport
- Nationality Law of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
- Visa requirements for North Korean citizens
- Visa policy of South Korea
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- Travel between North & South Korea
- Media related to Visas of North Korea at Wikimedia Commons