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North Korea Passport & Visa Requirements

Visa Agencies

Avoid the stress and queues, get a visa agency to arrange your visa.


Travel Visa Pro, San Francisco, USA. (866) 378-1722 or www.TravelVisaPro.com

Travel Visa Pro in UK: +44 (0) 20 3743 3155 or www.travelvisapro.co.uk.


Entry requirements for Americans

United States citizens must have a valid passport. A visa is required.

Entry requirements for UK nationals

UK citizens must have a valid passport. A visa is required.

Entry requirements for Canada

Canadian citizens must have a valid passport. A visa is required.

Entry requirements for Australians

Australian citizens must have a valid passport. A visa is required.

Entry requirements for South Africans

South African citizens must have a valid passport. A visa is required.

Entry requirements for New Zealanders

New Zealand citizens must have a valid passport. A visa is required.

Entry requirements for Irish nationals

Irish citizens must have a valid passport. A visa is required.

Passport/Visa Note

Passport and/or passport replacing document must be valid on arrival. Visitors must hold tickets and documents required for their next destination and sufficient funds to cover their stay. It is highly recommended that passports have at least six months validity remaining after your intended date of departure from your travel destination. Immigration officials often apply different rules to those stated by travel agents and official sources.

Note: Passport and visa requirements are liable to change at short notice. Travellers are advised to check their entry requirements with their embassy or consulate.

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