• - Participants who require an invitation letter to receive their visa should contact the LMCE 2024 secretariat ( after registering and paying in full for the congress.
  • - A passport copy must be submitted when requesting an invitation letter.
  • - LMCE 2024 will NOT issue guarantee letters for participants under any circumstance.
  • - The LMCE 2024 secretariat will not inquire to any embassy/consulate about visa applications or their progress on behalf of participants. For any visa-related questions, please contact the embassy/consulate of the Republic of Korea in your country.


  • - LMCE 2024 suggests that participants should fully understand the entry and visa requirements before arranging their travel to Korea. Participants may need to be mindful of requirements specific to their country.
  • - Visa Navigator will help you find which visa suites you.
  • - Please select the purpose of entry as ‘Short Term Visit’ and length of stay as ‘90 days or less’.

K-ETA (Korea Electronic Travel Authorization)

  • - Nationals of visa-waived countries and nationals of designated visa-free countries need to apply for a K-ETA.
  • - You should apply for the K-ETA at least 72 hours prior to boarding the flight or ship bound for the Republic of Korea. However, due to an unexpected increase of applications, the result may not be notified within 72 hours. Therefore, please apply for the K-ETA in advance.
  • - The K-ETA is required for foreign nationals who intend to enter the Republic of Korea for tourism, visiting relatives, participating in events or meetings, or business purposes other than profitable activities.

* Temporary Exemption of K-ETA

K-ETA will be temporarily exempted to the 22 countries/regions listed below starting from April 1, 2023 to December 31, 2024.

Asia Hong Kong, Japan, Macao, Singapore, Taiwan
Americas Canada, USA (including Guam)
Europe Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, UK
Oceania Australia, New Zealand

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