COVID-19 Arrival Info

HOT:Negative COVID-19 result required for all arriving USFK Personnel

Per Republic of Korea, all foreign passengers arriving in South Korea must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 result obtained prior to their departure; airlines might not board passengers without the negative result in hand.

Personnel are advised to consult their airline regarding updated information about their travel plans or restrictions. Further information about COVID-19 conditions and regulations in the ROK are available on the U.S. embassy's COVID-19 website.

See the following links for additional information regarding the US Embassy health and travel alert:

Welcome to Korea

Upon arrival to Incheon International Airport or Osan Air Base via Patriot Express, all new, inbound Eighth Army-affiliated personnel will be transported to Camp Humphreys where they will be given instructions by USFK medical professionals.

At Incheon International Airport, Korean Customs and Immigration personnel will direct all SOFA-affiliated members (U.S. Soldiers, dependent family members, GS civilians, and U.S. military contractors) to the 19th HRC/USFK welcome desk after completing the customs and immigrations requirements. Regardless of vaccination status, all international arrivals will be subject to COVID testing no later than Day 1 after entry into the Republic of Korea. For Eighth Army-affiliated individuals, testing will be completed at a U.S. military treatment facility upon arrival to Camp Humphreys.

To read the latest information from the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA), including exceptions to Korea’s rules regarding registration of COVID vaccinations obtained outside of Korea, KDCA website. Select “ENG” in the top right corner for English language.