Hotel Tax Refund Policy for Foreigners

Hotel tax refund is applicable to international tourists who stay in certified hotels within Korea for less than 30 days. In order to receive the tax refund, eligible recipients should be scheduled to leave Korea within 3 months from their check-out date.

Hotel Tax Refund Process

1.Upon check-in: Receive Hotel Tax Refund Guide and Hotel Tax Refund Checklist.
2.Upon check-out: Eligible recipients must submit their Hotel Tax Refund Checklist to the hotel and receive a Hotel Tax Refund Form.

Tax Refund Locations

Tax refund is available at the hotel or at Tax Refund Centers found within the city, including those located inside airports or seaports. Tax refund availability may vary by Tax Refund Center or hotel. For details, make an inquiry at the hotel.

Hotel Tax Refund Eligibility

1.Visitors of non-Korean nationality who do not hold a resident or a work related visa and whose duration of stay is less than 6 months.
2.The hotel tax refund covers breakfast included in the initial cost of stay, but does not cover any other separate charges made to the room.
3.Payments must be made directly to the hotel to be eligible for a tax refund.
* Tax refund is available even if the booking was made through a hotel booking website or a travel agency as long as the tax refund recipient paid for the accommodation directly to the hotel.

* Certified hotels below are subject to change; verify with the hotel if tax refund service is available upon booking.

Hotels that provide tax refund service are as below
Hotel Region Area
Mercure Ambassador Sodowe Hotel Seoul Gangnam-gu
Ibis Style Ambassador Seoul Gangnam Hotel Seoul Gangnam-gu
GLAD Gangnam COEX Center Seoul Gangnam-gu
GLAD LIVE Seoul Gangnam-gu
Hotel cappuccino Seoul Gangnam-gu
Novotel Seoul Ambassader Gangnam Seoul Gangnam-gu
Hotel Lotte L7 Gangnam Seoul Gangnam-gu
Shilla Stay Yeoksam Seoul Gangnam-gu
Hotel Sunshine Seoul Gangnam-gu
Mayfield Hotel & Resort Seoul Gangseo-gu
Golden Seoul Hotel Seoul Gangseo-gu
Hotel Lotte Lotte City Hotel Gimpo Airport Seoul Gangseo-gu
Niagara tourist hotel Seoul Gangseo-gu
SR Hotel Seoul Gangseo-gu
Hankang Hotel Seoul Gwangjin-gu
Hotel Lotte Lotte City Hotel Guro Seoul Guro-gu
Shilla Stay Guro Seoul Guro-gu
Novotel Ambassador Seoul Doksan Seoul Geumcheon-gu
Hotel Karashy Seoul Dongjak-gu
Marigold Hotel Seoul Mapo-gu
GLAD HOTEL Mapo Seoul Mapo-gu
Best Western Premier Seoul Garden Hotel Seoul Mapo-gu
Hotel Lotte Lotte City Hotel Mapo Seoul Mapo-gu
Hotel Lotte L7 Hongdae Seoul Mapo-gu
Shilla Stay Mapo Seoul Mapo-gu
Amantihotel Seoul Seoul Mapo-gu
Nine Brick Hotel Seoul Mapo-gu
Shilla Stay Seodaemun Seoul Seodaemun-gu
Shilla Stay Seocho Seoul Seocho-gu
Signell Seoul Seoul Songpa-gu
Hotel Lotte Lotte Hotel World Seoul Songpa-gu
Yeongdeungpo Khan Tourist Hotel Seoul Yeongdeungpo-gu
GLAD HOTEL YEOUIDO Seoul Yeongdeungpo-gu
Yoido Tourist Hotel Seoul Yeongdeungpo-gu
Novotel Ambassador Seoul Yongsan Seoul Yongsan-gu
Ibis Styles Ambassador Seoul Yongsan Seoul Yongsan-gu
MAYPLACE HOTEL Seoul Jongno-gu
Benikea premier Hotel Dongdaemun Seoul Jongno-gu
Ibis Ambassador Seoul Dongdaemun Seoul Jung-gu
Solaria Nishitetsu Hotel Seoul Myeong-dong Seoul Jung-gu
Metro hotel Seoul Jung-gu
Staz Hotel Myungdong1 Seoul Jung-gu
Staz Hotel Myungdong2 Seoul Jung-gu
HOTEL MANU Seoul Jung-gu
Ibis Ambassador Seoul Insadong Seoul Jung-gu
Grand Ambassador Seoul Seoul Jung-gu
Acube Hotel Dongdaenmun Seoul Jung-gu
Ibis Ambassador Myungdong Seoul Jung-gu
Ibis Styles Ambassador Seoul Myeong-dong Seoul Jung-gu
Lotte Hotel Seoul Seoul Jung-gu
Lotte City Hotel Myeongdong Seoul Jung-gu
Hotel Lotte L7 Myeongdong Seoul Jung-gu
SAVOY HOTEL Seoul Jung-gu
Namsancity Hotel Seoul Jung-gu
Hotel Skypark Dongdaemun1 Seoul Jung-gu
Hotel Skypark Central Myeongdong Seoul Jung-gu
Hotel Skypark Myeongdong Ⅱ Seoul Jung-gu
Hotel Skypark Myeongdong Ⅲ Seoul Jung-gu
Club Inner Hotel & Resort Gyeonggi-do Gapyeong-gun
Hotel DIANA Gyeonggi-do Gwangmyeong-si
HOTEL POLARIS Gyeonggi-do Bucheon-si
Militopia Hotel Gyeonggi-do Seongnam-si
Hotel Gallery Gyeonggi-do Seongnam-si
Novotel Ambassador Suwon Gyeonggi-do Suwon-si
Landmark Hotel Gyeonggi-do Suwon-si
Ramada Plaza Suwon Gyeonggi-do Suwon-si
Ibis Ambassador Suwon Gyeonggi-do Suwon-si
Suwon Tourist Hotel Gyeonggi-do Suwon-si
URBAN BOUTIQUE HOTEL Gyeonggi-do Anyang-si
Hotel SIENNA Gyeonggi-do Paju-si
Golden Hill Hotel Gyeonggi-do Paju-si
Central Person Hotel Gyeonggi-do Pyeongtaek-si
ELGA Hotel Gyeonggi-do Hwaseong-si
Shilla Stay Dongtan Gyeonggi-do Hwaseong-si
Best Western Incheon Airport Hotel Incheon Jung-gu
Gwangjang Tourist Hotel Busan Dong-gu
Toyoko inn Busan Station No.1 Busan Dong-gu
Toyoko Inn Busan Seomyeon Busan Busanjin-gu
Solaria Nishitetsu Hotel Busan Busan Busanjin-gu
Busan Business Hotel Busan Busanjin-gu
Busan Lotte Hotel Busan Busanjin-gu
Ibis Ambassador Busan City Center Busan Busanjin-gu
Gwangan Hound Hotel Busan Suyeong-gu
Homers Hotel Busan Suyeong-gu
Towerhill Hotel Busan Jung-gu
Toyoko inn Busan StationⅡ Busan Jung-gu
Novotel Ambassador Busan Busan Haeundae-gu
Ibis Budget Ambassador Busan Haeundae Busan Haeundae-gu
Haeundae Grand Hotel Busan Haeundae-gu
Toyoko Inn Busan Haeundae Ⅱ Busan Haeundae-gu
Benikea haeundae hotel marianne Busan Haeundae-gu
Ibis Busan Haeundae Busan Haeundae-gu
Shilla Stay Haeundae Busan Haeundae-gu
Daegu Grand Hotel Daegu Suseong-gu
Ramada Plaza Gwangju hotel Gwangju Seo-gu
Hotel Lotte Lotte City Hotel Daejeon Daejeon Yuseong-gu
Staz Hotel Ulsan Ulsan Nam-gu
Lotte Hotel Ulsan Ulsan Nam-gu
Hotel Lotte Lotte City Hotel Ulsan Ulsan Nam-gu
Shilla Stay Ulsan Ulsan Nam-gu
Hotel Inter-Burgo Wonju Gangwon-do Wonju-si
Herington Tourist Hotel Chungcheongnam-do Asan-si
Shilla Stay Cheonan Chungcheongnam-do Cheonan-si
Jin Song Tourist Hotel Jeollanam-do Jangheung-gun
Benikea Swiss Rosen Hotel Gyeongsangbuk-do Gyeongju-si
Best Western Pohang hotel Gyeongsangbuk-do Pohang-si
ART Nouveau Suite Hotel Gyeongsangnam-do Geoje-si
Changwon Hotel Gyeongsangnam-do Changwon-si
Pullman Ambassador Changwon Gyeongsangnam-do Changwon-si
Hotel International Gyeongsangnam-do Changwon-si
DongGyeong Hotel Gyeongsangnam-do Tongyeong-si
Park Sunshine Jeju Jeju-do Seogwipo-si
JEJU AEROSPACE HOTEL Jeju-do Seogwipo-si
Hotel Lotte Lotte Hotel Jeju Jeju-do Seogwipo-si
The Suites Hotel Jeju Jeju-do Seogwipo-si
WE HOTEL Jeju-do Seogwipo-si
Hotel Robero Jeju-do Jeju-si
HAEMA HOTEL Jeju-do Jeju-si
Hotel LEO Jeju-do Jeju-si
Jeju Hawai tourist hotel Jeju-do Jeju-si
Hotel Skypark Jeju Ⅰ Jeju-do Jeju-si
The-K jeju Hotel Jeju-do Jeju-si
Jeju Pacific Hotel Jeju-do Jeju-si
Baume Couture Boutique Hotel Jeju-do Jeju-si
MAISON GLAD JEJU Jeju-do Jeju-si
Lotte City Hotel Jeju Jeju-do Jeju-si
Shilla Stay Jeju Jeju-do Jeju-si