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South Korea to remove quarantine requirement for fully vaccinated travellers in April

The Asian country of South Korea has announced that it will remove the quarantine requirement for fully vaccinated travellers in April 2022.

The Ministry of the Interior and Safety has announced that starting 1st April 2022, fully vaccinated international travellers arriving in South Korea will not have to undergo the mandatory quarantine. This applies to those who have received two vaccine doses at least 14 days prior to arrival, but no more than 180 days ago. In addition, travellers who do not meet this criteria but have had a booster jab will also be exempt from quarantine.

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Travellers travelling from Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine and Myanmar will still have to undergo quarantine for 7 days. Overseas visitors must upload their vaccine records and contact information to the country’s Q-Code website prior to arriving in the country, and scan the provided QR code at immigration.

Meanwhile, Malaysian government also recently announced that it will reopen its borders to international travellers on 1st April 2022.

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