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10 Sep 2019 | 12:08 PM UTC

US: Government ends visa-free entry for travelers who visit North Korea

United States of America News Alert

The US government adopts policy ending visa-free entry for travelers who have visited North Korea; consult a US embassy or consulate

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/10/2019, 12:00 AM until 9/30/2019, 11:59 PM (America/New_York). COUNTRY/REGION United States


The United States has revoked visa-free entry for foreign travelers who have visited North Korea in the past eight years as of Monday, August 5.

Visitors who have gone to North Korea since March 1, 2011 are no longer eligible to enter the United States under the Visa Waiver Program and are now required to apply for a visa prior to their arriving to the United States.

For more information, please consult this website


Travelers are advised to consult with the nearest US embassy or consulate for more information.


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