***important travel information***
Updated October 3, all arrivals (regardless of vaccination status) are no longer required (unless experiencing associated symptoms) to take PCR test upon arrival. If traveler is experiencing COVID symptoms, then a PCR test is required to be done at a medical treatment facility (MTF) or at a Korean test location in accordance with CNFK/CNRKNOTE 4651. Movement will be restricted until PCR test results are received. Movement off-installation is prohibited unless traveling between domicile and duty, in the event of a medical emergency, or a threat to safety.
Sponsors are responsible for ensuring food and water are available to personnel who are in a restriction of movement (ROM) status. In accordance with ROK government policy, personnel may take public transportation to go between testing location and ROM locations (government vehicle or personal vehicle is the preferred mode of travel).
Under a public health emergency (PHE) declaration, this force health protection measure applies to all personnel, including service members, civilian employees, family members, contractor employees, retirees, visitors, and any other persons with access to USFK and U.S. Navy installations.
Non-SOFA affiliated international arrivals or short-term visitors shall follow all ROK entry requirements.
***Updated guidance on overseas PCS COVID-19 Testing Requirements***
USFK HPCON Status: HPCON alpha
Effective june 2, CNFK/CNRK has adjusted its HPCON "alpha" guidelines:
- All off-installation bars, clubs, saunas, bathhouses, karaoke establishments and any facility that restricts entry to adults are now authorized for all USFK-affiliated individuals regardless of vaccination status.
- Masks will be worn according to current USFK and South Korean guidance.
- South Korea international arrival policy still applies to all USFK-affiliated individuals.
- All USFK-affiliated individuals are reminded to adhere to USFK's core tenets, HPCON Alpha mitigation measures and all South Korean rules, directives and laws to protect yourself, your family and our community from COVID-19.
For more information about current USFK's HPCON measures, please visit: USFK COVID-19 Information
We must protect the force to protect the mission.
(updated OCTOBER 4, 2022)
CNRK/CNFK COVID-19 Updates and Resources
Check this page for regular updates on changes to installation operations in Navy Region Korea and resources available for combatting Coronavirus Disease 19 (COVID-19). Click on "Quarantine Process Information" to visit our quarantine process information and resource page.