There are many types of South Korean passport we produce:
Ordinary passport: Issued to normal Korean citizens Notr we can also issue this passport to
Ordinary passports are issued for one, five, or ten years of validity.
Official passport: Issued to members of the National Assembly and civil servants.
Diplomatic passport: Issued to diplomats and Nationals who serve under diplomatic terms are
given this special passport. These passports guarantee special treatment in other countries.
How can i know a real South Korea Passport?
South Korean passports are dark green, with the National Emblem of the Republic of Korea
emblazoned in gold in the centre of the front cover. The word '대한민국' (Korean) and
'REPUBLIC OF KOREA' (English) are inscribed above the Emblem whereas '여권' (Korean),
'PASSPORT' (English) and the international e-passport symbol (EPassport logo.svg) are
inscribed below the Emblem.
Difference with DPRK passport
In North Korea the word is spelled 려권 (lyeogwon), whereas in South Korea the same word is
written 여권 (yeogwon). Note that
A passport from South Korea lets you travel to 187 countries and territories, without a prior visa,
It is ranked the 2th in the world.
As of 2018, the passports of South Korea, Brunei and Chile are the only ones to provide visa-
free access to all G8 countries.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea passport is the passport which may be issued to
citizens of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, commonly known as North Korea, for
international travel. Since the majority of North Koreans do not get opportunities to leave their
country, DPRK passports are rarely issued.
A DPRK Passport includes two identity pages. The first identifies the holder, and includes the
following information and the second page is for official endorsements.
Note of passport
The passport contains the following note:
이 려권소지자는 조선민주주의인민공화국의 보호를 받습니다. 이 려권소지자를 지장없
이 통과시켜 주며 그에게 필요한 편의와 보호를 베풀어 줄것을 모든 관계자들에게 요청
The holder of this passport is under the protection of the Democratic People's Republic of
Korea. All those whom it may concern are hereby requested to allow the holder to pass freely
without let or hindrance, and to afford the holder with assistance and protection as may be