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South Korea

Visa Type: tourist

 

Consul Processing Time (after submission): at least 20 working days

 

Visa Processing Fee: ₱1,400

 

Assistance Fee: ₱1,000

 

*Please submit your application no later than 3 months and no earlier than 25 days before your intended travel date.

*Visa and processing fees may change without prior notice due to currency volatility.

Embassy

Easy Steps to Apply:
Our policy is “Service first, payment later.” Fill up the draft form under Links and Files.
While we are finalizing your application form, gather all the Requirements.
After we finalize the application form and the requirements, we will send an invoice for submission of application.

Requirements:C-3 (Short-Term Visa) for Business Owner

  1. Application Form

  2. One piece of Passport size colored picture

  3. Original Passport

  4. Photocopy of Passport Bio-page (page 2)

  5. Original & Photocopy of valid visa/s and arrival stamps to OECD member countries for the past 5 years (If applicable only)

  6. Copy of PRC Card or IBP Card (If applicable, only)

  7. Photocopy of Business Registration from SEC or DTI

  8. Photocopy of Business Permit or Mayor's Permit

  9. Original Personal Bank Certificate 

    [must include account name, account number, account type, current balance, account opening date, 6 months average balance (ADB)]

  10. Bank Statement

    (original or certified true copy of bank statements/passbook for the last 3 months)

  11. Photocopy of ITR (Income Tax Return) or Form 2316


(If personally invited by a Korean): authentication not required

— Invitation Letter written in Korean

— Photocopy of inviter's Passport or Identification Card

(If invited by a Company in Korea): authentication not required

— Invitation Letter written in Korean

— Photocopy of Korean Company Business Permit


C-3 (Short-Term Visa) for Employed

  1. Application Form

  2. One piece of Passport size colored picture

  3. Original Passport

  4. Photocopy of Passport Bio-page (page 2)

  5. Original & Photocopy of valid visa/s and arrival stamps to OECD member countries for the past 5 years (If applicable only)

  6. Copy of PRC Card or IBP Card (If applicable, only)

  7. Original Certificate of Employment [must include applicant's position, date hired, compensation, office address, HR landline number(cell-phone number is not allowed), HR e-mail address]

  8. Original Personal Bank Certificate [must include account name, account number, account type, current balance, account opening date, 6 months average balance (ADB)]

  9. Bank Statement (original or certified true copy of bank statements/passbook for the last 3 months)

  10. Photocopy of ITR (Income Tax Return) or Form 2316


(If personally invited by a Korean): authentication not required

— Invitation Letter written in Korean

— Photocopy of inviter's Passport or Identification Card

(If invited by a Company in Korea): authentication not required

— Invitation Letter written in Korean

— Photocopy of Korean Company Business Permit


C-3 (Short-Term Visa) for Housewife / husband

  1. Application Form

  2. One piece of Passport size colored picture

  3. Original Passport

  4. Photocopy of Passport Bio-page (page 2)

  5. Original & Photocopy of valid visa/s and arrival stamps to OECD member countries for the past 5 years (If applicable only)

  6. Additional documents 

    1. If husband is employed : Husband's Employment Certificate Original [must include position, date hired, compensation, office address, HR landline number(cell-phone number is not allowed), HR e-mail address], Photocopy of ITR (Income Tax Return) or Form 2316 Copy

    2. If husband is self-employed : Business Registration from SEC or DTI (Copy), Business Permit or Mayor's Permit (Copy), Photocopy of ITR (Income Tax Return) or Form 2316

    3. Original Personal or Husband's Bank Certificate [must include account name, account number, account type, current balance, account opening date, 6 months average balance (ADB)]

    4. Personal or Husband's Bank Statement (original or certified true copy of bank statements/passbook for the last 3 months)

  7. Original PSA Marriage Certificate

  8. Affidavit of Support


(If personally invited by a Korean): authentication not required

— Invitation Letter written in Korean

— Photocopy of inviter's Passport or Identification Card

(If invited by a Company in Korea): authentication not required

— Invitation Letter written in Korean

— Photocopy of Korean Company Business Permit


C-3 (Short-Term Visa) for Students

  1. Application Form

  2. One piece of Passport size colored picture

  3. Original Passport

  4. Photocopy of Passport Bio-page (page 2)

  5. Original & Photocopy of valid visa/s and arrival stamps to OECD member countries for the past 5 years (If applicable only)

  6. School Certificate (Original)

  7. Copy of School ID

  8. Original PSA Birth Certificate

  9. Parents' Documents 

    1. Original PSA Marriage Certificate

    2. If employed: Employment Certificate Original [must include position, date hired, compensation, office address, HR landline number(cell-phone number is not allowed), HR e-mail address], Photocopy of ITR (Income Tax Return) or Form 2316 Copy

    3. If Self-employed: Business Registration from SEC or DTI (Copy), Business Permit or Mayor's Permit (Copy), Photocopy of ITR (Income Tax Return) or Form 2316

    4. Original Bank Certificate [must include account name, account number, account type, current balance, account opening date, 6 months average balance (ADB)]

    5. Bank Statement (original or certified true copy of bank statements/passbook for the last 3 months)

  10. Affidavit of Support


(If personally invited by a Korean): authentication not required

— Invitation Letter written in Korean

— Photocopy of inviter's Passport or Identification Card

(If invited by a Company in Korea): authentication not required

— Invitation Letter written in Korean

— Photocopy of Korean Company Business Permit


C-3(Short Term Visit)Visa Requirements for Retiree

  1. Application Form

  2. 1 piece of Passport size colored picture (Please attach on the application form)

  3. Original Passport 

  4. Photocopy of Passport Bio-page (page 2)

  5. Original & Photocopy of valid visa/s and arrival stamps to OECD member countries for the past 5 years (If applicable only)

  6. Original Personal Bank Certificate [must include account name, account number, account type, current balance, account opening date, 6 months average balance (ADB)]

  7. Bank Statement (original or certified true copy of bank statements/passbook for the last 3 months)

  8. Copy of Senior citizen's ID


* If bank documents to be submitted are named to another family member, submit proof of relationship. (Ex. Copy of Marriage Contract for spouse, Birth Certificate for child, etc)


( If personally invited by Korean ) authentication not required

- Invitation Letter written in Korean

- Photocopy of inviter's Passport or Identification Card

( If invited by Company in Korea ) authentication not required

- Invitation Letter written in Korean

- Photocopy of Korean Company Business Permit


*If parents already have a valid visa, attach a photocopy of parents' valid visa. If not travelling together with parents, attach a photocopy of passport or valid ID of parents.


For any documents missing, please provide an explanation letter.

The embassy may request additional documents after submission.

Links and Files


For handwritten draft form:

사증발급신청서 VISA APPLICATION FORM
.pdf
Download PDF • 180KB

Affidavit of Financial Support - Template:

Affidavit of Financial Support - Template
.pdf
Download PDF • 51KB

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