Visa Requirements for North Korea
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Pre-arranged Visa Required
Prior to arrival at North Korea, passport holders of 223 countries must obtain a visa at their corresponding consulate of North Korea. Additional travel conditions (such as Visas to other countries) may waive this requirement.
Special conditions are impossed to passport holders of 1 country in order to travel to North Korea. These special requirements are often more time-consuming and may not be granted to every traveler.
- Special RequirementsNationals of either Koreas seeking to visit the other 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. Also, nationals of South Korea must seek governmental authorization before departure.
Disagreements between North Korea and 5 countries have imposed restrictions in traveling to North Korea.
- Entry Refused* As of September 2017, due to safety concerns, the Malaysian government has banned its citizens from visiting North Korea.
Prior to this, Malaysian citizens were the only people allowed to visit North Korea without a visa. However, solo travel is forbidden.
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