- There is no purchase limit for foreigners leaving Korea.
Bringing duty-free items to Korea
- When entering Korea, if you exceed the allowable duty-free limit of travel, you must pay the tax after voluntarily declaring to customs. - If not declared voluntarily, additional tax may be levied or subject to penalties under the customs law. - When entering Korea by carrying duty-free items, the total amount of duty-free purchase is up to $ 600.
- You can request an exchange refund via international mail directly from overseas. If you enter Korea with more than $ 600 of duty-free goods, you will be entitled to an exchange refund only by declaring your goods at the customs office.
Guides on the tax amount
- When the goods are imported exceeding the exemption range, the estimated tax amount can be checked through "Customs tax website" (www.customs.go.kr) with "Estimation of estimated tax amount".