Questions all South Koreans must answer when they apply for ETIAS
It is not only South Koreans who are interviewed that must answer questions for their
ETIAS application. Providing documentation is only half of the application process
and South Koreans will be asked rigorous questions to determine if they are safe travelers.
These questions will center around the South Korean's terrorist, criminal, militant,
and human trafficking activity and affiliations. For example, they will ask for details
on all criminal convictions in the past 15 years and all terrorist convictions in the past
There may be a temptation to tell mistruths if a South Korean knows that they fit the
grounds for rejection. However, this should be discouraged in all circumstances. The
EU will cross-reference all ETIAS applicants' answers with Interpol and police databases.
The discovery of mismatches between the two will result in the immediate rejection of an