Approach path

Approach path
Ministry of Foreign Affairs http://www.mofa.go.kr/eng/index.do
Korea Immigration Service http://www.immigration.go.kr/HP/IMM80/index.do
Korea Visa Portal https://www.visa.go.kr

1. VISA Type

  • Single Entry Visa
    • Only a single-entry is permitted for the duration of the visa.
    • Valid for 3 months from the date it had been issued.
  • Multiple-entry visa
    • Multiple entries are permitted for as long as visa remains valid.
    • Valid for :
      • Diplomacy (A-1) / Conventions/Agreements (A-3) visa status: 3 years from date of issue.
      • Visa provided under multiple-entry visa Agreement: duration specified by an agreement.
      • Visa provided for national benefit: duration specified by the Minister of Justice.

2. Visa Application Fee

  • Single-entry visa for less than 90 days: Amount equivalent to $30 (USD)
  • Single-entry visa for more than 91 days: Amount equivalent to $50 (USD)
  • For all multiple-entry visa: Amount equivalent $80 (USD)
  • Chinese Tourism Group: Amount equivalent to $10 (USD) per person

※ The fee is exempt for people of the country under the fee-exempt agreement with R.O.K.

Visa Application Fee
Exempted country Exempt condition
Spain, Italy, Thai, Japan, Taiwan All types of visa(regardless of period)England is limited to less than 6 months
Columbia, Barbados, Peru, Liberia, Dominican Republic Limited to the visa issued for more than 91 days
Paraguay, Benin, Romania, Brazil, Uruguay, Cyprus, Guatemala Limited to diplomatic/official passport holders of visa issued for more than 91 days
Mongolia, Venezuela Limited to diplomatic/official passport holders of visa issued for more than 31 days
Philippines Limited to the visa issued for less than 59 days
Australia Limited to the visa issued for less than 90 days for the Short Term Business(C-2) purpose
Germany
  • Limited to the visa issued for the purpose of Overseas Study (D-2),
  • General Training (D-4), Supervisory Intra-Company
  • Transfer (D-7), Corporate Investment (D-8),
  • Trade Management (D-9), Special Occupation(E-7)