How To Fill Out: South Korea Visa Application Form
Here's a visual guide to help you accomplish the South Korea Visa Application form.
Print the South Korea visa application form on A4-size paper.
Accomplish the form by hand or electronically (computerized).
Never leave any items blank. For those that are irrelevant to you, use N/A.
Write in BLOCK letters, as in all caps.
Use a √ (check mark) for items with multiple selection.
You may fill out the Korean visa application form in English or Korean.
If you'd like to download our full annotated sample of South Korea visa application form, click here.
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First things first
Effective July 1, 2018, all walk-in applicants for the South Korea tourist visa will no longer be accommodated by the Embassy in Taguig. Applications must be coursed through a designated travel agency.
In addition, the company alphalist will no longer be a requirement for Korean tourist visa applicants who are employees. You can read our update here for more details.
To learn about the new Korea visa application process (includes travel agency's contact details, address, and fees), click on the link or image below.
Korean Visa Application Form
Download your Korean visa application form here (PDF and Word), then print it out on A4-size papers.
How to Fill Out the South Korea Visa Application Form
(Note that the text in the following screenshots are in RED for emphasis only. Feel free to fill it out in black.)
1. Personal Details
Photo: Go to a nearby studio and avail of their South Korea Visa package (I spent ₱100 for this). Your face in the photo should be neutral, which means you are not supposed to smile. Also, the picture should be taken within the last 6 months. Attach the photo in the form.
Item 1.1: Write your name as shown in your passport
Item 1.2: Indicate N/A if you don't have a Chinese name
Item 1.4: For dates, use this format: YYYY/MM/DD (i.e. 2019/01/15)
Item 1.7: N/A
In case you're unsure, you're supposed to skip the 'For Official Use Only' part.
2. Passport Information
Item 2.1: Tick 'Regular'
Items 2.2-2.6: Copy the information from your Passport.
Items 2.7: No, if you don't have any other valid passport.
3. Contact Information
4. Marital Status and Family Details
Tick the box that applies to you.
7. Details of Visit
Item 7.1: Put a check on Tourism/Transit
Item 7.2: Indicate the number of days you're planning to stay in South Korea. As noted in this article, make sure that your bank statements show that you can support yourself during the entire trip.
Item 7.3: Should be within 3 months following the date of your application. If you'll apply on February 15, 2018, your intended date of entry should not be beyond May 15, 2018.
Item 7.4: Indicate where you plan to stay. You don't need to have any reservations for an Airbnb or hotel room at this point. Moreover, a proof of booking is not required in the application.
Item 7.5: Write your current mobile number.
Item 7.6: Indicate if you’ve visited Korea in the past 5 years.
Item 7.7: List all the countries you have visited as tourist or lived in for leisure, temporary residence, or work. There's no need to include your layovers.
Item 7.8: If you're traveling with any of your spouse, children, parents, and/or siblings, write down their details. If you need more space, use a separate sheet. If you're traveling with your friend, boyfriend, or girlfriend, you don't have to include their name/s here.
8. Details of Sponsor
A sponsor can be a Korean, foreign resident in Korea, company, or institute who is going to fund your trip. Skip this part if you don't have anyone sponsoring you.
9. Funding Details
Item 9.1: Again, your estimate travel cost should be enough for your intended period of stay. Logically, your estimate should also not be more than the amount of money shown in your bank certificates and statements. Furthermore, your answer should be in US Dollars.
For an estimate, read: Count the Cost: Budget Tips for Your South Korea Trip
10. Assistance with this Form
Affix the date and your signature. If you are under 17 years old, let one of your parents sign for you.
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