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Eligibility

Those who wish to apply for SES/e-Channel must:

Be a bona-fide traveler 17 years old and above and a holder of the Republic of Korea passport or the Hong Kong SAR electronic passport valid for at least 6 months upon registration
Provide biometric information (fingerprints and facial image)
Give consent to the use of information regarding the use of the automated immigration clearance service
Give consent to the Terms and Conditions of the automated immigration clearance service

Ineligibility

Applicants may not qualify for participation in SES/e-Channel if they:
Provide false or insufficient information on the application form
Have fingerprints that are not of good enough quality for identity authentication
Are under travel ban
Are ineligible for the other party’s automated immigration clearance service
Have been denied entry into Korea (or Hong Kong) because they could not prove to the immigration officers of Korea (or Hong Kong) of their low-risk status