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Bistra Korea announced a convenient entry for travelers into Korea

The Korea Electronic Travel Authorization or KOR-ETA(K-eta) is an electronic travel authorization to Korea.

Korea is well-known for K-Pop, K-Food, and K-Drama. As K-Culture is going viral throughout the globe each month, more and more people are looking to visit Korea this summer. The Korea Electronic Travel Authorization KOR-ETA(K-eta) system is a system that allows foreign visitors without a visa to obtain a KOR-ETA(K-eta) in advance and obtain a travel authorization online in advance so that they can travel to Korea conveniently.

Bistra Korea, which has provided global marketing and MICE services for 18 years, provides a very efficient service in terms of convenience. Foreigners who have obtained KOR-ETA(K-eta)  permission, do not have to fill out the immigration form and can enter Korea quickly without waiting. In addition, the complicated procedure can be greatly simplified as foreign businessmen do not need to visit the diplomatic mission abroad for visa issuance.

This digital permit is applicable to citizens of countries that have a visa waiver agreement with Korea or citizens of countries that can enter Korea without a visa.

An official from Bistra said, “We have started an all-in-one travel authorization service that helps travelers receive KOR-ETA(K-eta) at any time using their PC or mobile 365 days a year, and we are looking for KOR-ETA(K-eta) service partners in KOR-ETA(K-eta) destination countries around the world.”

KOR-ETA(K-eta) allows foreigners to visit Korea for tourism, business meetings, and other short-term visits. The validity period is 2 years, and the person can visit Korea multiple times during that period. The system checks if the applicant can enter Korea without a visa before arriving at the border. KOR-ETA(K-eta) enhances the visitor experience by making borders safer and more efficient.

Through the easy-to-use KOR-ETA(K-eta) online and mobile service, Bistra Korea aims to enable visitors to obtain KOR-ETA(K-eta) as smoothly as possible. It takes about 5 minutes to complete the entire KOR-ETA(K-eta) application process. It takes minutes.

Visitors to Korea must apply for a KOR-ETA(K-eta) at least 72 hours before boarding a flight or vessel to Korea. If all information provided by the individual is true, they will receive an email with the evaluation results within 24 hours. However, if the information is incorrect, the application may be rejected.

For those who are new or have difficulty applying, videos are provided in 8 languages. One can search for koreta or kor-eta on YouTube, and Galaxy mobile phone users around the world can get ‘beautiful Korea travel photo themes’ from the Samsung smartphone theme store, which will be released soon.

An official from Bistra Korea said, “We will do our best to provide beautiful travel memories in Korea with more convenient services. Our KOR-ETA(K-eta) service is a huge step in that direction.”

The KOR-ETA application fee is US$33. The person can pay with overseas credit and debit cards such as VISA, Master, JCB, and Express. If the KOR-ETA(K-eta) is not accepted, the amount paid will not be refunded. Therefore, it is always better to double-check the details before applying for the KOR-ETA(K-eta).

After applying for KOR-ETA(K-eta), visitors to Korea usually get the evaluation result by email within 24 hours, or a few days depending on the complexity of the situation.

One can check the progress of the application by simply entering the KOR-ETA(K-eta) application number and email ID.

Currently, Korea has granted visa-free or visa-free travel to 112 countries, including New Zealand, Germany, Singapore, and the United States. Therefore, visitors from these countries must obtain KOR-ETA(K-eta) approval before traveling to Korea.

Before using the service please check ETA application conditions and check the country that signed the Visa Waiver Agreement and the country that allows visa-free entry to South Korea.

For updates follow  @korea_eta_k_eta_visa on Instagram, @KoeraETA.KETA on Facebook, and @KOETA2022 on Twitter.

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Company Name: : Bistra Korea Co., Ltd. (KOR-ETA))

Contact Person: KOR-ETA Team



City: Seoul

Country: South Korea


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