Brazilian passport holders must obtain a K-ETA to enter Korea (not applicable to those with multiple nationalities)

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Information on K-ETA Electronic Travel Authorization for Brazilian passport holders

Brazilian passport holders ( not applicable to dual nationals ) can tour, visit relatives, participate in events and conferences, lectures, and attend religious ceremonies after 00:00 on April 1, 2022, Korean time, only if they have received a K-ETA (Electronic Travel Authorization). It is possible to enter Korea for this purpose.

ㅇ  However, if any of the reasons below apply, you must visit the Consulate General and obtain a separate visa.
     - For commercial purposes such as business/employment/studying/investment/art/modeling/soccer/broadcasting or for long-term stay of more than 91 days

ㅇ K-ETA Electronic Travel Authorization is not a visa.

ㅇ The remaining validity of your Brazilian passport must be at least 6 months as of the date of entry. 

ㅇ (Important★★★★★) Those with dual citizenship who hold a Brazilian passport, please check the following.

     - Dual citizenship holders (South Korea, Brazil) must enter the country with a South Korean passport.
     - Men with military service obligations must obtain an overseas travel permit and enter the country with a Korean passport.
     - If you enter the country with a Brazilian passport after the age of 25, you are in violation of the Military Service Act.

ㅇ Starting from July 3, 2023 (Monday),  people under 17 years of age and over 65 years of age will be excluded from the mandatory application of Electronic Travel Authorization (K-ETA). (exemption)
     -  Advance travel permits issued before Monday, July 3, 2023 can be used until the expiration date. 

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