INCHEON PORT AUTHORITY

Departure Procedures

  • International Ferry
  • Terminal
  • Entry and Departure Procedures
  • Departure Procedures

Departure Procedures

1. Arrival at the terminal
Arrive at the terminal at least 2-3 hours prior to your scheduled departure time.
2. Ticketing
Receive your boarding pass at the ticket office of your ship operator on the second floor.
3. Pre-departure preparations
Use the automated kiosk on the second floor for an inland tax refund.
※ Those required to undergo customs inspection for refunds of higher amounts, etc., must visit the customs office on the fourth floor.
4. Baggage checking
Check your baggage at the baggage checking counter on the first floor.
5. Entry into the departures hall
Move to the departure gate on the fourth floor, present your passport and boarding pass for identification, and enter into the departures hall.
6. Security screening
All passengers must undergo security screening prior to boarding.
7. Immigration
Enter into the duty-free area after going through immigration by the Ministry of Justice.
8. Boarding and departure
Take a shuttle bus at the shuttle bus stand on the second floor as guided, move to the pier, and board the ship.
  • 01 Arrival at the terminal
    • It is advised to arrive at the terminal at least 2-3 hours prior to your scheduled departure time.
  • 02 Ticketing (2 hours prior to departure)
    • Present your passport and booking slip (if booked in advance) to the ticket office of your ship operator on the second floor. The boarding pass will be issued after the cabin is x-confirmed.
      • The terminal use fee (KRW 3,300) and departure tax (KRW 1,000) will be imposed on all passengers aged 6 or older.
      • Passengers who wish to apply for a visa on board must check with their ship operators in advance.
      • Make sure to check the closing time for ticketing with your ship operator.
  • 03 Inland tax refund
    • Passengers who wish to receive an inland tax refund must have their articles x-confirmed as being carried out of the country using the automated tax refund kiosk in the integrated hall on the second floor before checking their baggage and entering the departure gate.
    • If any article is marked as "subject to customs inspection" on the kiosk screen, you must visit the customs clearance office on the fourth floor with your refund slip and purchased article. The actual payment of tax to be refunded shall be made within the security area of the departures hall.
      • The articles subject to customs inspection are selected randomly or among those with a high refund amount (KRW 75,000 or more per refund slip).
  • 04 Baggage checking
    • The baggage checking counter is located on the first floor of the Incheon International Ferry Terminal. Make sure to remember the following when checking your baggage.
      • Do not accept any request from a stranger regarding baggage checking.
      • Make sure to hand-carry valuables (cameras, jewelry, etc.) and fragile items (ceramics, glass products, etc.)
      • Attach a label marked with your name, address, and destination in English to your baggage in case it is misplaced.
      • Report to the Personal Belongings Department located in the waiting room of the departures hall for items in checked baggage that require a customs declaration.
    • Checked baggage size, weight, and number vary by route. Please check with your ship operator in advance.
      Destination Ship operators Guide to baggage checking Customer service
      Yingkou Pan Korea Yingkou Ferry http://www.yingkouferry.co.kr/passenger/visa_02.php 032-891-5858
      Qinhuangdao Qinin Ferry 032-891-9600
      Yantai Hanjung Ferry 032-891-8880~2
      Dalian Dain Ferry http://www.dainferry.co.kr/passenger/baggage.php 032-891-7100
      Shidao Huadong Shipping http://www.huadong.co.kr/info/taxfree.html 032-891-8877
      Dandong Dandong Ferry 032-891-3322
      Weihai Weidong Ferry https://www.weidong.com/content/view.do?menuKey=268&contentKey=14 032-770-8000
      Qingdao
      Tianjin Jincheon Ferry 032-777-8260~6
      Lianyungang LYG Ferry http://www.lygferry.com/html/sub05_05_01.jsp 032-770-3700
    • Restricted items (For more details, please access )
      Classification
      Allowed in hand carry Allowed in checked baggage
      Pointed or sharp objects X O
      Blunt weapons X O
      Chemicals and inflammables X X
      Prohibited items pursuant to the Act on the Safety Management of Guns, Swords, Explosives, Etc. X X
      ※ Items specified in the Act on the Safety Management of Guns, Swords, Explosives, etc., may be allowed in checked baggage if permission for their possession or export has been gained in advance.
  • 05 Entry into the departures hall
    • Present your passport and boarding pass at the departure gate on the fourth floor for identification and enter into the departures hall.
  • 06 Security screening
    • All passengers must undergo security screening.
    • Please cooperate fully to ensure the safety of all terminal users and the ship.
  • 07 Immigration
    • Passengers are allowed into the duty-free area after completing immigration (either manned or automated). Please check whether you are qualified for automated immigration with the Ministry of Justice Korea Immigration Service.
  • 08 Departure and boarding
    • Move to the shuttle bus stand on the second floor using the elevator within the departures hall on the fourth floor and take the shuttle bus to the ship for boarding as guided.