AOGS 17th Annual Meeting

28 Jun - 4 Jul 2020
Sono Belle Vivaldi Park, Hongcheon

Visa Information

Entry Requirements

  • All foreign visitors entering the Republic of Korea must possess a valid travel document (e.g. passport) with a minimum validity of 6 months
  • Except for countries who have visa exemption agreements with Korea, all others will require a Korean Visa to enter
  • As visa processing time varies, you are advised to start the process early.

Countries or regions allowed for Visa-Free Entry
(Listed countries without a specified period have a limit of 30 days)

AsiaJapan (90 Days), Hong Kong (90 Days), Macao (90 Days), Taiwan (90 Days), Kuwait (90 Days), Brunei, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain
North AmericaUnited States (90 Days), Canada (6 Months)
South AmericaArgentina, Honduras, Paraguay, Ecuador (90 Days), Guyana
OceaniaAustralia (90 Days), Guam, Fiji, Nauru, Palau, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Solomon Islands, Micronesia, New Caledonia, Samoa, Tuvalu, Tonga
AfricaRepublic of South Africa, Mauritius, Seychelles, Swaziland, Botswana
EuropeAndorra, Monaco, San Marino, Cyprus, Albania, Croatia (90 Days), Slovenia (90 Days), Vatican, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia (90 Days), Montenegro

Countries under Visa Exemption Agreement

Ordinary, Diplomatic,
Official Passport
Africa and Middle East Israel, Lesotho, Liberia, Morocco, Tunisia
AmericaAntigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Commonwealth of Dominica, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, St. Vincent Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, St. Lucia, St. Kitts, Nevis, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Uruguay, Grenada, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
AsiaMalaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand
EuropeAustria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, Russia
For more detailed information:

How to Apply
For a general guide on the different methods & procedures for visa application, visit:

You are advised to contact the Korean Embassy or consular office in your country to check if you are allowed to enter Korea without visa issuance and for other requirements. Alternatively, you can view following websites to confirm:

Request for Invitation Letter
To generate a General Invitation Letter, please fill out the online form below:
Please note that you will be required to furnish the personal particulars below, for the invitation letter to be generated.

  1. Invitee Title:
  2. First Name (Given Name):
  3. Last Name (Family Name):
  4. Organization Name:
  5. Job Title:
  6. Contact Address:
  7. Contact Email:
  8. Contact Tel:
  9. Gender:
  10. Date of Birth:
  11. Passport Number:

Building#1, Government Complex-Gwacheon, 47, Gwanmun-ro, Gwacheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea Immigration Contact Center: +82-1345
Office hours: Weekday 09:00 - 22:00
(after 18:00, only English, Chinese, Korean available)


Organized by:
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Supported By:
Korean Society of Earth and Exploration Geophysicists
The Geological Society of Korea
The Korean Society of Oceanography
Korean Meteorological Society
Korean Society of Atmospheric Environment
The Korean Space Science Society
The Korean Astronomical Society
The Korean Society of Economic and Environmental Geology
The Korean Society of Remote Sensing
The Korean Association of Geographic
Information Studies