Visa Requirements for North Korean Citizens
Visa Information for Passport Holders of North Korea
Visa Not Required
6 destinations allow visa-free entry to North Korean citizens.
Visa On Arrival
A visa can be obtained upon arrival at 18 destinations for passport holders of North Korea.
North Korean passport allows entry to 15 destinations with an eVisa obtained prior to arrival.
- eVisa28 dayseVisa holders must arrive via Yangon, Nay Pyi Taw or Mandalay airports or via land border crossings with Thailand — Tachileik, Myawaddy and Kawthaung or India — Rih Khaw Dar and Tamu.
eVisa available for both tourism (allowed stay is 28 days) or business (allowed stay is 70 days) purposes.
eVisa / On Arrival
For 11 destinations, On-Arrival visa or an electronic visa / auhtorization is available to passport holders of North Korea.
- eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysVisa on arrival is available at international airports Luangphabang, Pakse, Savannakhet and Vientiane, and at 4 land borders Friendship Bridge,
eVisa may be used to enter Laos through the following entry points — Wattay International Airport and the First Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge
Entry points Lalai, Lantui, Meuang mom, Pakxan, and Phoudou are open only to visa holders.
Visa on arrival is extendable up to 60 days.
Pre-arranged Visa Required
140 destinations require a visa obtained at an embassy or consulate prior to arrival from passport holders of North Korea. This requirement may be waived off if North Korean citizens meet certain alternate requirements such as holding other visas or resident permits.
- Visa RequiredeVisa for up to 8 days for Amur Oblast, Chukotka, Kamchatka, Khabarovsk Krai, Primorye and Sakhalin regions of the Russian Far East for tourism, business and humanitarian purposes. Available at 6 airports, 5 seaports, some railway and road entry points.
North Korean citizens are eligible for eVisas to Kaliningrad Oblast for up to 8 days.
In order to trave to 1 destination, passport holders of North Korea must meet special conditions, and may not be allowed to enter at all.
Disagreements between North Korea and 1 destination have imposed restrictions in traveling to North Korea.
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