The United States has extended the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) for South Koreans by two more years.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the U.S. Embassy in Seoul informed the South Korean government of its decision to extend the program until March 2017.
It is the third time the Visa Waiver Program has been extended for South Koreans since the country joined the program in November 2008.
Washington determines once every two years whether it will extend the program for its members based on a country’s security, efficiency of immigration and visa refusal rates.
The Visa Waiver Program allows travelers from participating countries to stay in the U.S. for up to 90 days without having to apply for a visa.
Source: Busan eFM News
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