Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)-Enhanced Quarantine Measures in Korea (No.4)

28 December 2020 No.1103

We would like to report the latest announcement of enhanced quarantine measures by Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency. As to the former relative information, please refer to Japan P&I News No.1095, No.1098 and No.1100.


As from 22 December 2020, PCR negative certificate issued on or after 17 December 2020 at the designated hospitals in Russia must have QR Code printed on the certificate. Some facilities are removed from the designated facilities as they are not capable to print QR Code on the certificate.


Due to the continuous changes of the designated facilities in the high risk countries (Russia, Nepal, Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz, Philippines, Uzbekistan), it is highly recommended for the members to check the valid facilities at the time of vessel’s calling thorough local agents in Korea.


For more information, please see the attached notice issued by our local correspondents in Korea, Eastern Shipping Co., Ltd.