Visa requirements are different according to each country. Visitors to Korea must hold a passport that is valid for at least three months after the planned departure date from Korea, or one month past the date you intend to leave if the government issuing your passport has consular representation in Korea. Please contact the Korea Embassy locally first or visit the website of Korea Visa Portal.
For those of some countries who require visa, the Secretariat will forward an invitation letter only to presenters with accepted papers. If you need an Invitation Letter to apply for a visa to attend the Conference, please send the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject: THC2017 - Invitation Letter for Visa
The request mail should include the following information.
The letter will be sent to you by email in PDF format within 7 working days after receiving the request with sufficient information. If the printed copy is required, please specify your address to receive the letter.
The unit of Korean currency is the Won (￦). Coin denominations are ￦10, ￦50, ￦100 and ￦500. Banknotes are ￦1,000, ￦5,000 , ￦10,000 and ￦50,000.
Korea’s climate is regarded as a continental climate from a temperate standpoint and a monsoon climate from a precipitation standpoint. The climate of Korea is characterized by four distinct seasons. Spring and autumn are rather short, summer is hot and humid, and winter is cold and dry with abundant snowfall. Temperatures differ widely from region to region within Korea, with the average being between 6 °C (43°F) and 16 °C (61°F).
Korean time is 9 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+9). Business hours for banks are generally from 09:30 to 16:30 on weekdays only. Banks are closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. ATMs are widely available. Major department stores are open from 10:30 to 19:30, including Sundays, but smaller shops tend to open earlier and close later every day.
Tipping is not a traditional custom in Korea. A 10% service charge will be added to your bill at all tourist restaurants and hotels. It is also not necessary to tip a taxi driver unless he assists you with luggage or provides an extra service.
In Korea, outlets for 220 volts 60 Herz are dominant. Always check the power supply before using your equipment.
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