Visa Requirement Final(for Mofat Website)

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VISA REQUIREMENTS AND PROCEDURESExcept for some nationalities, Philippine passport holders and individuals who intend to visit or work in Korea are required to secure a visa at the Consular Office. Visa exemptions are as follows: Frequent visitors who made more than 4 visits to Korea in the past two years, or more than 10 visits overall may enter Korea without a Korean visa as long as they have no Immigration offense or other criminal records. (Except for Chinese, Cuban & Macedonian) Travellers with a valid visa or a re-entry permit to U.S., Japan, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand (5 countries) and travelling to any one of those countries through Korea. They must have a confirmed onward flight ticket for departure within 30 days after entering Korea to any of the mentioned countries, in addition to having no record of criminal offense in the five countries mentioned above. Travellers who will arrive directly to Jeju island by flights or ships. Except for nationals of the following 11 countries (Iran, Iraq, Sudan, Libya, Cuba, Syria, Macedonia, Palestine, Afghanistan, Nigeria and Ghana). 30 days stay only. A staff of the United Nations or special organization who have a travel document, namely, LAISSEZ-PASSER issued by U.N. office is allowed to enter Korea without a visa and is granted to stay for 30 days. APEC Business Travel Card Holders ( to qualify for this , please check if Korea is written at the back of your APEC card ) If Nationality is among the list of those exempted from securing a visa. For information, or list of these nationalities, you may visit the website. http://www.hikorea.go.kr/pt/en/info/popup/icis/VisaWaiver_pop.htm for other visa information , you may also refer to this site: http://www.hikorea.go.kr/pt/main_kr.ptVisa application requirements depends on the purpose of Entry and the applicants qualifications. Please refer to the guidelines below :EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREATel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-9024EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREATel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-9024Visa Requirements for Employees1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Application Form 1pc. Passport size colored picture Passport Original(6Mons. Valid) Copy of Passport First Page Original & Copy of valid visa s and arrival stamps to OECD member countries for the past 5 years Employment Certificate Original Personal Bank Certificate Original ITR(Income Tax Return) or form 2316 Copy : 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 1 1 ( 6 ) () 1 OECD , 1 1 1 ITR( :(BIR) ) 1If personally invited by Korean : Invitation Letter & Copy of invitors Passport If invited by Company in Korea: Invitation Letter & Copy of Korean Company Business Permit : 1() : , 1EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREATel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-9024EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREATel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-9024Visa Requirements for Businessmen1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Application Form 1pc. Passport size colored picture Passport Original(6Mons. Valid) Copy of Passport First Page Original & Copy of valid visa s and arrival stamps to OECD member countries for the past 5 years Business Registration from SEC or DTI (Copy) Business Permit or Mayors Permit(Copy) Personal Bank Certificate Original Individual ITR or form 2316 copy : 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 1 1 ( 6 ) () 1 OECD , 1 (SEC DTI) 1 1 1 ITR( :(BIR) ) 1If personally invited by Korean : Invitation Letter & Copy of invitors Passport If invited by Company in Korea: Invitation Letter & Copy of Korean Company Business Permit : 1() : , 1EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREATel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-9024EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREATel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-9024Visa Requirements for KOREANs sister/brother in law1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. Application Form 1pc. Passport size colored picture Passport Original(6Mons. Valid) Copy of Passport First Page Original & Copy of valid visa s and arrival stamps to OECD member countries for the past 5 years Birth Certificate of Applicant Certificate of Marriage History(within 3month) Copy of Korean Passport First Page Copy of Married Filipinos Passport First Page Married Filipinos NSO Marriage Certificate Invitation letter from the Korean National - Processing time: working 5days : ,1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 1 1 ( 6 ) () 1 OECD , 1 1 (3) () 1 () 1 NSO 1 1 -: working day 5* If applicant is employed :Employment Certificate Original, Personal Bank certificate Original & Copy of ITR* : , , ITR EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREATel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-9024EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREATel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-9024Visa Requirements for KOREANs parents in law1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Application Form 1pc. Passport size colored picture Passport Origina(6Mons. Valid) Copy of Passport First Page Original & Copy of valid visa s and arrival stamps to OECD member countries for the past 5 years Certificate of Marriage History(within 3month) Copy of Korean Passport First Page Copy of Married Filipinos Passport First Page Married Filipinos NSO Marriage Certificate Invitation letter from the Korean National : 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 1 1 ( 6 ) () 1 OECD , 1 (3) () 1 () 1 NSO 1 1* Process time: working 3days* : Working Day 3EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREATel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-9024EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREATel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-9024Visa Requirements for Student1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Application Form 1pc. Passport size colored picture Passport Origina(6Mons. Valid) Copy of Passport First Page Original & Copy of valid visa s and arrival stamps to OECD member countries for the past 5 years School Certificate (Original) Copy of School ID Copy of Birth Certificate Parents Documents : Bank Certificate Original & ITR or Form 2316 Copy & Employment Certificate Original (or DTI, SEC, Mayors Permit) : 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 1 1 ( 6 ) () 1 OECD , 1 1 : 1, ITR () DTI, SEC, Business Permit()If personally invited by Korean : Invitation Letter & Copy of Invitors Passport : 1()EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREATel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-9024EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREATel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-9024Visa Requirements for Religious Workers1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Application Form 1pc. Passport size colored picture Passport Origina(6Mons. Valid) Copy of Passport First Page Original & Copy of valid visa s and arrival stamps to OECD member countries for the past 5 years Copy of Church SEC in the Philippines Certification from Church Original Copy of the Korean Church Registration Form Invitation Letter Personal Bank Certificate Original : 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 1 1 ( 6 ) () 1 (SEC) 1 () () 1 ( ) 1 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. If employed, submit Employment Certificate Original & ITR* : , ITR EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREAVisa Requirements for Filipino Married to Military Personnel Stationed in Korea 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. Application Form 1pc. Passport size colored picture Passport Original(6Mons. Valid) Copy of Passport First Page Original & Copy of valid visa s and arrival stamps to OECD member countries for the past 5 years Invitation Letter Copy of Inviters Military ID(Front&Back) Copy of Military Order NSO Marriage Certificate USFK Form166 Copy CFO Certificate copyTel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-9024EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREAVisa Requirements for Parents of a Filipino Married to Military Personnel Stationed in KoreaTel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-90241. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.Application Form 1pc. Passport size colored picture Passport Original(6Mons. Valid) Copy of Passport First Page Invitation Letter Copy of Inviters Passport First page Copy of Inviters Military ID(Front&Back) Copy of Military Order Copy of Daughters Passport Daughters NSO Marriage CertificateEMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREATel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-9024EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREATel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-9024Visa Requirements for Children of a Filipino Married to a Military Personnel Stationed in Korea1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. Application Form 1pc. Passport size colored picture Passport Original(6Mons. Valid) Copy of Passport First Page Copy of Birth Certificate Invitation Letter Copy of Inviters Passport First page Copy of Inviters Military ID(Front&Back) Copy of Military Order Parents NSO Marriage Certificate Copy of Mothers Passport First Page & Visa PageVisa Requirements for Housewife 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Application Form 1pc. Passport size colored picture Passport Original(6Mons. Valid) Copy of Passport First Page Original & Copy of visa and arrival stamps to any OECD member countries(if there is) Husbands Employment Certificate or Business Permit(SEC or DTI, Mayors Permit) Husbands Copy of ITR Personal or Husbands Bank Certificate NSO Marriage contract CopyIf Child is a student: School Certificate & ID CopyEMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREATel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-9024EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREATel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-9024Visa Requirements for Foreign Nationals in the Philippines1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Application Form 1pc. Passport size colored picture Passport Original(6Mons. Valid) & photocopy Original & Copy of valid visa s and arrival stamps to OECD member countries for the past 5 years Copy of I-Card, Philippines Visa Personal Bank Certificate Original If Student :School Certificate If Employed : Employment Certificate & ITR If Businessman : SEC(or DTI) & Mayors permit & ITRVisa Requirements for Filipino Married to Foreigners working in Korea1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Application Form 1pc. Passport size colored picture Passport Original(6Mons. Valid) Copy of Passport First Page Original & Copy of visa and arrival stamps to any OECD member countries(if there is) Invitation Letter from Husbands Company in Korea (Original) Copy of Husbands Passport First Page Copy of Husbands Alien ID Copy of Husbands contract or Employment certificate NSO Marriage CertificateIf personally invited by Korean : Invitation Letter & Copy of Inviters PassportIf personally invited by Korean : Invitation Letter & Copy of Inviters PassportEMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREATel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-9024EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREATel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-9024Visa Requirements for Filipino Married to KOREAN (Tourist Visa)1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Application Form 1pc. Passport size colored picture Passport Original(6Mons. Valid) Copy of Passport First Page Original & Copy of valid visa s and arrival stamps to OECD member countries for the past 5 years NSO Marriage Certificate Certificate of KOREAN Marriage History (within 3month) Copy of Korean Passport First Page Invitation letter from Spouse If Korean lives together with spouse in Philippines : - Employment Certificate or DTI (or SEC) : 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 1 1 ( 6 ) () 1 OECD , 1 NSO 1 (3) () 1 1 : - , - , * Process time: working 3days* : 3EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREATel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-9024EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREATel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-9024Visa Requirements For Children of Korean married to Filipinos (Tourist Visa) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Application Form 1pc. Passport size colored picture Passport Original(6Mons. Valid) Copy of Passport First Page Original & Copy of valid visa s and arrival stamps to OECD member countries for the past 5 years NSO Birth Certificate Certificate of KOREAN Family History(within 3months) Parents KOREAN Marriage History(within 3months) Copy of Korean Fathers Passport(First Page) : 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 1 1 ( 6 ) () 1 OECD , 1 NSO 1 (3) (3) () 1* Process time: 3 working days* : Working Day 3EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREATel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-9024EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREATel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-9024Visa Requirements for F21 Visa (Marriage Visa) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Passport Original(6Mons. Valid) Copy of Passport First Page NSO Marriage Certificate Original & Copy KOREAN Marriage History Original(Within 3months) Police Clearance or NBI Copy CFO Certificate Original & Copy Invitation Letter from Husbund Visa Fee: 1500Peso : F21() 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. ( 6 ) () 1 NSO (3) CFO 1 : 1500* Process time: 5 working days* : 5EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREATel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-9024EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREATel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-9024Visa Requirements for Studying abroad 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Application Form Passport Original(6Mons. Valid) 1pc Passport size colored picture Copy of Passport First Page Original & Copy of valid visa s and arrival stamps to OECD member countries for the past 5 years Philippines Last School Record Original Financial Supporting Document for Studying abroad Original Admission Certificate from Korea Visa Fee: 2500Peso 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. : 1 ( 6 ) 1 () 1 3 , (,,,,,) 1 : 25006. 7. 8. 9.* If personally invited by Korean : Invitation Letter & Copy of Invitors Passport* : 1()EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREATel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-9024EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREATel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-9024Visa Requirements For C4(short term employment for entertainers, athletes) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Application form One passport sized colored photo Passport (original and copy) Invitation letter Employment contract (for entertainment) Condition of the game (for athletes) Recommendation Letter issued by the head of the relevant central government agency in Korea for entertainers : Korea Media Rating Board for athletes : Ministry of Culture, Sports & Tourism Visa Fee : Php1500.00 : C4( ) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 1 ( 6 ) 1 1( ) 1() () () () 1() : 15007. 8.EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREATel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-9024EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREATel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-9024Visa Requirements for Seamans wife (tourist visa) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Application Form Passport Original(6Mons. Valid) and photocopy Original & Copy of visa and arrival stamps to any OECD member countries(if there is) Marriage contract copy Husbands passport copy Guarantee letter from the Philippine Agent and Korean Agent Copy of Husbands Contract Personal Bank certificate : 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. ( 6 ) 1 OECD , 1 EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREATel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-9024EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREATel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-9024Visa Requirements for Workers (with visa issuance number ) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Application form One passport sized colored photo Passport (original and copy) Visa Issuance number Visa Fee : Php 2500 (single enntry) Php 4000 (multiple entry For F1 and E6 (photocopy of contract) : (E9,E6,D6 ,E7,E2, etc) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 1 : 2500 () 4000 () 6. F1 E6 ( )* Process time: 3 working days* : 3EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREATel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-9024EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREATel:(632)856-9210 Fax:(632)856-9024Visa Requirements for D9 visa 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Application Form Passport Original(6Mons. Valid) and photocopy Original & Copy of valid visa s and arrival stamps to OECD member countries for the past 5 years Original Letter of Dispatch Invitation Letter from Korea Korea Company Business Permit Copy & Annual Tax Certificate copy Copy of Contract for the construction and delivery between the buyer and the builder in Korea Employment Contract copy : D9(() 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. ( 6 ) 1 3 , (,,,,,) Visa Fee : Php 2500 (single enntry) :2500 ()Updated Visa Requirements for Tourists Basic Requirements Application form Original Passport (6Mons.Valid), Copy of passport first page. Copy of valid visas and arrival stamps to all OECD member countries within the past 5 yearsShort-term Visas(C-3) for Tourists:Single EntryTargets: Visitors who plan to stay in Korea less than 59 days. Visa Requirements Employment Certificate or Business Registration issued by SEC or DTI. Personal Bank Certificate Individual ITR of Form 2316 Copy (the previous year).Notes For applicants who are not capable to submit the indicated requirements above, the applicants could have an alternative such as Real-estate registration or Country Club Membership or Pension Certificate from official agencies. For applicants with valid visa or who have been to any OECD Nations(Except Korea) within the last 5years, applicants are only required to submit only an Employment Certificate or Business Registration issued by SEC or DTI. If applicants are students, applicants are required to submit their School Certificate, Birth Certificate and Parents Documents (employment certificate, bank certificate and ITR) If the travel is an incentive tour supported by one of the top listed corporations in the Philippine Stock Exchange Market , applicants could submit only a guarantee letter from the companyDouble VisaQualified Applicants: Visitors who plan to visit in Korea more than 2times within 6months. Visa Requirements: Same requirements with Single Entry Visa Issuance Details: Status(C-3), Term of Validity (6Mons.), 2 Visitations for a Multiple Visa.Short-term Visa(C-3) for Tourists: Multiple Entry Contents: Short-term Visas (C-3), Term of Validity (3Yrs) Qualified ApplicantsApplicants who have obtained a permanent residency in any OECD member countries (except Korea) or people who visited OECD member countries more than 2times within the last 4years, or people who visited Korea more than 4 times within the last 2years. Group Tour Guides who has travelled to Korea more than once for the last 2 years Philippine Government Officials , High Rank Officials/employees of International Airline Companies to Korea. Applicants who earn more than $10,000 annually or has Platinum international credit card Applicants who are invited for contract and consultation by Korean public agencies in connection to resources and energy development Applicants who are invited by the Korean Government to attend international forums, international conferences, international conventions. Executive or high ranking staff of a company that is listed in the Philippine Stock Exchange market Reporters,PD, journalists, news editors etc. people who works in major media company for more than one year Professionals : i.e lawyers, doctors, accountants, professors( PRC or IBP card holders) Popular Celebrities ; Artist/Athlete/writers who can be searched or viewed in Philippine major media websites Retired workers aged 55 years above who are receiving pensions of more than P20,000 monthly People who obtained a two year college degree or bachelors degree, masters and doctorate degree from Universities in Korea. Spouse, minor aged children and Parents in law of a Korean national Dependent(Spouse, Children etc) of Multiple visa holders For the list of OECD member countries , please refer to this site: http://www.oecd.org/document/58/0,3343,en_2649_201185_1889402_1_1_1_1,00.html Notes Applicants could be asked to submit additional documents as per consuls evaluation. All visa applications are subject for approvalProcedures and Visa Fees : Application procedure. After completing the required documents, applicants or their representative may file their applications at the Consular Office from 9-11 am only. This is on a first come, first serve basis. No appointment needed. Processing takes 5 working days for first time travelers and 3 working days for frequent travelers. This may be extended though, depending on the Consuls decision. Releasing time is only from 2-4 pm. Applicants, especially First Time travelers, are advised to personally claim their visas. An interview with the Consul may be required before the result of the application is given. E-6 Applicants/Entertainers, must personally appear for an interview before the visa can be issued. VISA FEES ARE AS FOLLOWS:59 DAYS OR LESS STAY IN KOREA - GRATIS 90 DAYS STAY IN KOREA - PHP 1350.00MOre than 90 days stay in Korea Singe Entry -PHP2250.00 Multiple entry -PHP3600.00 US PASSPORT holders -PHP2025.00 Foreign nationals in the Philippines applying for a tourist visa PHP1350.00IMPORTANT REMINDERS TO ALL VISA APPLICANTS Please read the instructions below, before you present your documents to the window Please register and get a number from the guard, if your number doesnt appear on the screen yet, please sit down & wait for you number to be called. Please refrain from using your mobile phone and other electronic device while inside the embassy. Please make sure that you have filled out the correct visa application form, check the correct application form with the guard on duty, fill it out completely, and write not applicable if appropriate. Do not leave any blanks. Paste your passport size photo on the application form. Remove covers or jacket of your passport. Staple old & new passport together. Remove paperclips, rubber bands, envelopes and folders. Please arrange your documents accordingly: Visa application form on top, then photocopy of passport & visas issued from other countries, then supporting documents Contact number in Korea is very important, please dont forget to fill out the contact number of your guarantor or your hotel in Korea. The embassy will return your original passport on the releasing date assigned to your application, we do not return any documents, so please make sure that you have submitted only a photocopy of ITR, Business permit , contract , marriage contract, birth certificate, etc. Bank Certificates should indicate the amount of money you have in the bank and the date it was opened. Employment Certificate should indicate compensation and length of stay in the company. It should also have a valid landline number. Do not forget to get your releasing slip / claim stub upon submission of documents.