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USFK aligns with ROK for COVID-19 arrival policy

To align with ROK entry requirements USFK no longer requires a pre-arrival COVID-19 test or a post-arrival PCR test for SOFA-affiliated international arrivals, regardless of vaccination status. Also, the USFK commander has renewed the current Public...
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COVID-19 | Oct. 4, 2022

USFK aligns with ROK for COVID-19 arrival policy

To align with ROK entry requirements USFK no longer requires a pre-arrival COVID-19 test or a post-arrival PCR test for SOFA-affiliated international arrivals, regardless of vaccination status. Also, the USFK commander has renewed the current Public

Aug. 8, 2022

Public Health Emergency Declaration on USFK Installations Renewed

The USFK Commander has renewed the current Public Health Emergency Declaration. It will remain in effect for 30 days after issue date, unless it is renewed or terminated before then.

July 25, 2022

USFK aligns with ROK for arrival policy

In order to align with ROK entry requirement changes, USFK has implemented the following changes for SOFA-affiliated arrivals beginning July 25: All arrivals, regardless of vaccination status, shall be subject to a Day 1 PCR test at a military

July 8, 2022

Public Health Emergency Declaration on USFK Installations Renewed

The USFK Commander has renewed the current Public Health Emergency Declaration. It will remain in effect for 30 days after issue date, unless it is renewed or terminated before then.


We Go Together | June 25, 2022

ROK-U.S. descendants of Korean War veterans serve as honorary pitcher an...

Lt. Col. Miranda Killingsworth and Capt. (P) Ji Sang-gon will serve as the honorary batter and pitcher during a baseball game at KT Wiz Park between the Suwon-KT Wiz and LG Twins Baseball Club. Both are descendants of veterans who fought in the

June 8, 2022

Quarantine no longer required for international arrivals

As of June 8, USFK aligned its arrival entry requirements with ROK policy. All SOFA-affiliated international arrivals, regardless of vaccination status, shall not be subject to quarantine. 

COVID-19 | June 2, 2022

USFK Adjusts to HPCON Alpha

Based on United States Forces Korea’s assessment of the low COVID community level in South Korea, USFK will adjust its health protection condition to “Alpha,” peninsula-wide, effective Thursday, June 2.

June 2, 2022

USFK COVID Arrival Update

As of Monday, May 23, 2022, South Korea implemented updated entry requirements for off-peninsula arrivals. All travelers - both new arrivals and returnees - must possess a negative PCR test within 2 days before the departure date or a negative

June 2, 2022

USFK aligns with ROK for arrival quarantine policy

Beginning June 1, USFK implemented the following entry requirements for all arrivals to align with recent ROK policy changes: SOFA-affiliated, fully vaccinated individuals and children under 12 years old traveling with a fully vaccinated guardian are
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