Visa Requirements for North Korean Citizens
Visa Information for Passport Holders of North Korea
Visa Not Required
7 destinations allow visa-free entry to North Korean citizens.
Visa On Arrival
A visa can be obtained upon arrival at 15 destinations for passport holders of North Korea.
North Korean passport allows entry to 35 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 9 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 Luangphabang, Pakse and Vientiane international airports, the 4 Thai-Lao Friendship Bridges
eVisa may be used to enter Laos through Luangphabang, Pakse and Vientiane international airports, 3 Thai-Lao Friendship Bridges
Visa on arrival is extendable for an additional 60 days at the Department of Immigration in Vientiane.
Pre-arranged Visa Required
123 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 RequiredHolders of an Australian Permanent Resident Visa or Resident Return Visa may be granted a New Zealand Resident Visa on arrival permitting indefinite stay (pursuant to the Trans-Tasman Travel Arrangement), subject to meeting character requirements and obtaining an Electronic Travel Authority prior to departure.
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 2 destinations have imposed restrictions in traveling to North Korea.
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