13th International
SoC Design Conference

October 23 ~ 26, 2016
Ramada Plaza Jeju Hotel, Jeju Korea

Getting a Visa

Enter to Korea

Foreigners wishing to enter the Republic of Korea to attend ISOCC2016 should possess valid passports and valid entry visas, if required. Visitors for sightseeing or transit with confirmed outbound tickets may stay in Korea up to 30 days without visas, except those from certain countries. Any visitor from a country that has no diplomatic relations or no special visa exemption with Korea should obtain an entry visa before coming to Korea. If you are uncertain as to the requirements for entry visas to the Republic of Korea, please contact the Korean Embassy or the consulate nearest to you as soon as possible.

Enter to Jeju

Jeju offers a very flexible entry/departure policy, which allows visitors to stay without a visa for up to 30 days. Visa-free Entry to Jeju: 180 Countries (Only 11 countries are required to apply for a visa: Afghanistan, Cuba, Ghana, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Nigeria, Macedonia, Palestine, Sudan, and Syria)

Application for Visas

Visitors who plan to stay in Korea for longer than 90 days must obtain a visa before entering Korea. Nationals of those countries or regions with which Korea has signed a visa waiver agreement can enter without a visa, on the condition that they do not engage in remunerative activities during their stay. Canadians can enter the Republic of Korea without a visa for a stay of up to six months.

* For More Information click here:
http://www.mofa.go.kr/ENG/visa/application/index.jsp?menu=m_40_10

Countries under visa exemption agreement

Continents Country/Period(days)
Europe Austria / 90 Belgium / 90 Bulgaria / 90
Czech Republic / 90 Denmark / 90 Estonia / 90
Finland / 90 France / 90 Greece / 90
Germany / 90 Hungary / 90 Iceland / 90
Ireland / 90 Italy / 60 Liechtenstein / 90
Luxembourg / 90 Malta / 90 Netherlands / 90
Norway / 90 Portugal / 60 Poland / 90
Romania / 90 Spain / 90 Slovak Republic / 90
Sweden / 90 Switzerland / 90 United Kingdom / 90
Asia and
Oceania
Bangladesh / 90 Israel / 90 Malaysia / 90
New Zealand / 90 Pakistan / 90 Singapore / 90
Thailand / 90 Turkey / 90  
Americas Antigua and Barbuda / 90 Bahamas / 90 Barbados / 90
Brazil / 90 Colombia / 90 Costa Rica / 90
Common wealth
of Dominica / 90
Dominican Republic / 90 El Salvador / 90
Grenada / 90 Haiti / 90 Jamaica / 90
Mexico / 90 Nicaragua / 90 Morocco / 90
Panama / 90 Peru / 90 St. Lucia / 90
St. Kitts and Nevis / 90 St. Vincent & the Grenadines / 90 Surinam / 90
Trinidad and Tobago / 90    
Africa Lesotho / 60 Liberia / 90 Morocco / 90
Tunisia / 30    

Letter of Invitation

The secretariat will send official invitation letters upon request. Such an invitation is intended to help potential attendees raise funds or obtain visas. It is not a commitment on the part of the organizers to provide any financial support. To get your letter, please send an e-mail to secretary@isocc.org, providing the following information:

Your invitation letter request must include the following details:

Download invitation letter request form

We will process your request and send the letter attached by e-mail. In case you need the original be sent by post, please let us know. Visa letters will state only the following facts:

- Conference title, dates and location;
- That the requester has paid the required registration fee in full.