Good to know information for citizens traveling to North Korea
- In North Korea the power plugs and sockets are of type A and C The standard voltage is 110 / 220 V and the standard frequency is 60 / 50 Hz
- 112- universal number
- Korean Standard TimeTime zone in North Korea (GMT+9)
As of April 2017 holders of normal passports of all countries require a visa to visit North Korea. All visitors traveling for tourism require an authorization from a North Korean travel agency. An exception exists for Chinese tourists visiting only the Tongnim County who can stay in this county using the Chinese ID card instead of a visa and passport for up to two days.Most nationals may also visit Sinuiju for a day trip without a visa.