South Korea Visa

South Korea Visa

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South Korea visit visa or tourist visa is designed for applicants who wish to travel to South Korea either for tourism purposes or for visiting their closed ones residing in this country. Treat yourself with a quintessential vacation this time by visiting South Korea. Get a tourist visa or a visitor visa to South Korea to explore the natural treasures, cultural heritage, and the modern era of the country. Avail South Korea visa services, tourist visa to South Korea, South Korea visa fee or Indians, South Korea visa on arrival for Indian, South Korea visitor visa from India

South Korea Visa Requirements

  • Original Passport [Current and previous if applicable] and copy of all bio-data pages of the passport.
  • 3 Photographs 35mm wide –45 mm high. Close up of your head and top of your shoulders so that your face takes up 70–80% of the photograph in white background.
  • Proof of Stay or hotel bookings covering the whole duration of the intended stay.
  • Flight reservation of return or round ticket.
  • Proof of Occupation:
    • For self-employed individuals need to provide company incorporation registration copy, GST registration copy.
    • If employed NOC from the company and 3 months salary slips along with employee ID card
  •  Personal ITR for last 3 years
  • Last six month updated bank statement with minimum INR 80000 and above.

PS. Please contact our consultants for further details on South Korea Tourist Visa.

For South Korea Visit Visa 

  • Invitation Letter
  • Passport first, last, South Korea Visa pages
  • Alien Registration card copy or Employment certificate/ passport Copy (If Korean)
  • Relationship proof between Inviter and applicant if any.

For South Korea Transit Visa 

  • Need confirmed flight ticket.

PS. Please contact our consultants for further details on South Korea Visit Visa and Transit Visa.

Sanctum Consulting South Korea Visa Process and Services

  • We will submit the completed and processed application to the embassy.
  • Sanctum agents will provide all information on the documents to submit as per the South Korea visa requirement.
  • We will provide all the required letter formats for the visa.
  • We’ll provide you with refundable/free cancellation/book now pay later hotel itinerary links for South Korea visa application.
  • Prepare day-wise itinerary coinciding with your hotel bookings and travel plans.
  • Assistance on flight itinerary or a round trip flight reservation.
  • Same day courier*.
  • The South Korea Embassy generally takes the decision within a time period of 8-10 business days. The processing time starts, post the documents submitted at the respective embassy. Also, individuals can apply for the visa within 45 days from the travel date. Express Services are available.
  • Sanctum Processing time would be 9-12 business days.
  • We aim to provide you with the best services to ensure that you qualify and apply in a manner that results in visa approval.
  • We understand that every case is different; so we treat each case individually.
  • Same day issuance of travel insurance on actual policy cost.
  • Save Time & Effort at a minimal cost.
  • Periodic Visa Updates.
  • Your documents are safe, secure, confidential and our process is transparent!
  • Collect all essential documents and submit them at the embassy*.
Frequently asked questions

Do Indian citizens need a visa for South Korea?

  • Yes, Indian citizens require a visa for traveling to South Korea. If your purpose of travel is visiting your relative’s/family members you need to apply for the visiting visa. Else if your sole purpose is to tour around the country, apply for the tourist visa.

How much fee do I need to pay for getting my South Korea tourist visa processed?

  • The South Korea visa fee is INR 2800 for each applicant. The convenience and courier fee would be additional. Contact our consultants for the cost details.

How long does it take to get a visit visa to South Korea?

  • The embassy takes about 8-9 working days to make the decision on an application. It is advisable to start the process as early as possible.

How much bank balance is required for a Korean tourist visa?

  • It is good to maintain sufficient funds to support your travel costs. To know more about the balance to be maintained as per your case, contact Sanctum.

How long will I be able to stay in Korea?

  • The South Korea visa is generally issued with a 3 months validity. However, the minimum validity depends on the embassy’s decision.

Is it easy to get a Korean tourist visa?

  • It is definitely not hard to get the visa if you are applying in the right way. You need to pass the verification of the embassy by providing the correct information and documents, to get the visa.

Is it possible for me to apply for South Korea visiting visa online?

  • No, it is not an online visa. You need to send your passport along with the documents for the embassy’s verification. The visa is issued by stamping it in the passport.

I am a regular visitor to the Republic of Korea. Will I have to submit all documents to the embassy, each time I apply?

  • Yes, all documents as per the checklist have to be provided. In case if you are not able to provide any document, the same thing can be explained in the cover letter and sent to the embassy.

Is the checklist different for different types of visas?

  • There would be a little variation in the document checklist for different categories. But then, most of the documents like the travel related documents, applicant’s financial, and employment-related documents remain the same.