The following nationals DO NOT require a visa:
Malaysia (for stays of 1 month only)
Visitors must hold confirmed return or onward tickets, all documents required for their next destination and sufficient funds for maintenance during their stay.
See above visa information
There are currently no compulsory vaccinations required.
Recommended immunisations: Diphtheria, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Japanese B Encephalitis, Polio, TB, Tetanus & Typhoid.
Risks: Malaria, limited risk in some southern areas. Rabies.
Winters are severe with frequent frost & snow. Summers are generally hot but cooler in the south
Location of North Korea: Asia
Local Time in North Korea: GMT+9
Capital City of North Korea: Pyongyang
Population of North Korea: 23 million
Language(s) spoken in North Korea: Korean
Dialling Code for North Korea: 850
Electricity in North Korea: 110/220V AC 60Hz
Currency of North Korea: Won (KPW 1 = 100 Chon)
Notes: KPW: 1, 5, 10, 50, 100, 500, 1,000, 5,000
Coins: KPW: 1. Chon: 1, 5, 10, 50. Won: 1
Opening Hours in North Korea:
Office: 0900-1200 & 1400-1800
Hints for North Korea: On meeting and taking leave give a slight bow, shaking hands is also practiced. Business cards to have Korean translation on reverse side. Business is transacted in Korean and other international working languages, including English
Import Allowances for North Korea: For persons of 18 years of age or older:
A reasonable amount of tobacco products and alcoholic beverages
Prohibited/Restricted in North Korea: Arms, ammunition, explosives, drugs, wireless sets and binoculars, opium plants and seeds. Groceries, animals and plants require valid certificates for entry. Gifts, samples, precious metals & their products, cultural relics and personal items such as cameras, wristwatches, tape recorders & television sets must be declared
Pyongyang International (FNJ)