Bangladesh Guide: South Korea Tourist Visa Application

Bangladesh Guide: South Korea Tourist Visa Application

Check out the requirements for Bangladeshi travelers seeking to visit Korea.

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  • The Embassy of the Republic of Korea in People's Republic of Bangladesh advises Bangladeshi visa applicants to submit a complete set of requirements to have their applications processed.

  • Requirements for employees, students, and businessmen are found below.

  • Single-entry visa for a stay not more than 90 days costs ৳3,200.

  • If you want to buy a data SIM card for your Korea trip, click here to check the price.

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South Korea Tourist Visa Requirements: Bangladesh

Here are the general requirements listed on the website of The Embassy of the Republic of Korea in People's Republic of Bangladesh:

  1. Accomplished Visa Application form

    • Must be filled out in BLOCK letters or all caps

  2. One (1) passport-size photograph

    • Must be taken within the last 6 months

  3. Passport

    • Should be valid for a minimum of six months

  4. Clear photocopy of passport's front page or identification page

  5. Forwarding letter to the Consular of the Embassy of Republic of Korea

    • This is a letter to explain your reason of traveling.

    • Include current workplace and position, start date of employment, amount of annual salary, if applicable

    • Indicate date of the visit (exact date), purpose of visit (detailed explanation), bearing of travel/accommodation expense

  6. Personal bank statement

    • Should reflect transactions within the previous 6 months

  7. Flight and hotel reservation with exact date

    • DO NOT purchase until the visa is approved.

Additionally, submit the set of requirements that apply to you:

  • Documents for Tourist Visa

    • Invitation Letter from an inviter or host, if applicable (must include information of invitee, purpose of invite (detailed explanation), date of the invitee visit (exact date), information on travel/accommodation expense coverage)

    • Copy of inviter/host passport (identification page) and National ID/Alien Registration

    • Affidavit or Guarantee letter from the inviter or host (Affidavit form available here)

    • Leave letter of employer (If applicable)

    • Business/Trade License of the employer/employee in Bangladesh (Copy of the original and a English translated version)

    • Flight/Hotel reservation with set dates (DO NOT purchase until the visa approval)

    • Tour plan (itinerary)

    • If accompanied by family, submit marriage certificate and Nikah Nama, family certificate, and enrollment certificate for children (provide copies of the original and English translated versions)

    • Personal bank statement (previous six months)

    • Income tax certificate (Copy of the original and a English translated version)

  • Documents for Conference/Seminar/Training

    • Invitation Letter from the company in Korea (must include information of invitee, purpose of invite (detailed explanation), date of the invitee visit (exact date), information on travel/accommodation expense coverage)

    • Certificate of Business License of the company in Korea (printed within one year)

    • Affidavit or Guarantee letter from the company in Korea (Affidavit form available here)

    • Business/Trade License of the employer/employee in Bangladesh (Copy of the original and a English translated version)

    • Company bank statement of the employer/employee in Bangladesh (recent six months)

    • Income tax certificate of the employer/employee in Bangladesh (Copy of the original and a English translated version)

  • Documents for Business Visa

    • Invitation Letter from the company in Korea (must include information of invitee, purpose of invite (detailed explanation), date of the invitee visit (exact date), information on travel/accommodation expense coverage)

    • Certificate of Business License of the company in Korea (printed within one year)

    • Affidavit or Guarantee letter from the company in Korea (Affidavit form available here)

    • Business/Trade License of the employer/employee in Bangladesh (Copy of the original and a English translated version)

    • Company bank statement of the employer/employee in Bangladesh (recent six months)

    • Income tax certificate of the employer/employee in Bangladesh (Copy of the original and a English translated version)

    • Proof of business/transaction (L/C, Invoice, Import/Sales contract and etc.)

  • Documents for Student Visa

    • Certificate of Admission issued by the University (both original & photocopy)

    • Photocopy of National ID Card (front and back)

    • 12-year related document to prove education record/certification

    • Police Clearance

    • Birth Certificate

    • Bank statement of parents or guarantor

    • Parent National ID Card (front and back) and Passport (identification page)

    • No Objection Certificate (NOC) from parents

Visa Application Fees

Here are the visa fees applicable for various visa types:

  1. Single-entry Korean Visa: ৳3,200

  2. Single-entry Korean Visa for stays longer than 90 days: ৳4,800

  3. Multiple-entry Korean Visa: ৳7,200

Here are some miscellaneous fees you may want to take note of:

  • Attestation fees (for one set): BDT 320

  • Tuberculosis Test: BDT 1,500 (applicants visiting Korea for more than 90 days must hand in the result)

For the Tuberculosis or TB test, applicant(s) staying above 90 days must hand in the result.


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  • PRICE: BDT 2,045 or $24, if not discounted

  • KT Olleh Data SIM card (nano/micro/normal size)

  • Unlimited 4G/LTE data connection (with no reduction of speed)

  • 120 hours validity

  • Free for incoming voice calls and incoming text messages only.


Operation Hours

The Consulate of Embassy of the Republic of Korea follows the schedule below:

  • Submission of Visa Application: Sunday to Thursday at 9am to 12:30pm

  • Passport Delivery: Sunday to Thursday at 2pm to 4:30pm

  • Attestation Submission and Delivery: Sunday to Thursday at 3pm to 4:30pm

Contact

For further inquiries, e-mail the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in People's Republic of Bangladesh at consuldhaka@mofa.go.kr. You may also call them at (02)5881-2041 or (02)5881-2088~90. 

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