Vaccinations for Republic Of Korea

Travel Vaccinations

Vaccine Recommended May Be Required When To Vaccinate
Hepatitis A 2 weeks before
Hepatitis B 3 weeks before
Japanese Encephalitis 6 weeks before
Rabies 1 month before
Tetanus 2 weeks before
Typhoid 2 weeks before
Last Updated: 27 July 2016

Yellow Fever Certificate Requirements

  • No yellow fever vaccination certificate required for this country.
  • Malaria Information

    Malaria is a serious and sometimes fatal disease transmitted by mosquitoes. You cannot be vaccinated against malaria.

    Malaria precautions

    • Malaria risk is low throughout the year mainly in northern areas of Gangwon Do and Kyunggi Do Provinces and Incheon City.
    • Malaria precautions are essential Avoid mosquito bites by covering up with clothing such as long sleeves and long trousers especially after sunset, using insect repellents on exposed skin and, when necessary, sleeping under a mosquito net.
    • See malaria map – additional information can be found by clicking on the Regional Information icon below the map.
    • Low to no risk areas: antimalarial tablets are not usually advised .
    • If you have been travelling in a malarious area and develop a fever seek medical attention promptly. Remember malaria can develop even up to one year after exposure.




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