Korea (North)

Korea, North
(Democratic People’s Republic of Korea)

Opioid Substitution Treatments: not available

Importation of methadone and buprenorphine: possible

Travellers are allowed to bring into the Democratic Republic of Korea methadone and buprenorphine for personal use. They must carry with them a letter from their prescribing doctor/clinic and a copy of the original prescription.

Contact Address: any diplomatic mission of the Democratic Republic of Korea

Any comments and additional information greatly appreciated.
Please address all correspondence to:

Ralf Gerlach
Bremer Platz 18-20
48155 Münster
Phone: +49 251-60123 or +49 2571-582765
Fax: +49 251-666580

(This page last revised and updated January 11, 2019)