The External Affairs Office strongly urges Jovian citizens to avoid all travel to North Korea/the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea due to the serious risk of arrest and long-term detention under North Korea’s system of law enforcement. North Korea arrest people for things we do not consider crimes. The NPC has condemned the government of North Korea for acts of aggression.
If you are planning to travel to North Korea,
Be advised that the Kingdom does not have any diplomatic missions in the area. There is no way of protecting you if you get into trouble.
North Korea's government will search your property and may confiscate items on your person.
In North Korea, the following, whether done knowingly or unknowingly, have been treated as crimes:
We beg you to follow all instruction given and follow all rules posted by North Korea.
All citizens are asked to contact the US Embassy in Beijing before traveling to North Korea.
U.S. Embassy in Beijing
American Citizens Services Unit
No. 55 An Jia Lou Road
Beijing, China 100600
Telephone: (86-10) 8531-4000
Emergency after-hours number for U.S. citizens: (86-10) 8531-4000
EXTERNAL AFFAIRS OFFICE, MAY 2, 2017