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A South Korea visa is a stamp or endorsement placed by officials of South Korea on a passport that allows the bearer to visit South Korea. Visas are obtained from the Embassy or consulates of South Korea for your visit. "Visit" is further defined as the reason for entry, usually business, tourist or transitory.
Depending on the duration or number of days you wish to spend in SOUTH KOREA, different types of visas include tourist visa, transit visa, and visit visa.
Yes. Every time you apply for visa for the Republic of Korea you must supply with recent supplementary documentation
All Short term and long term visa applications should be submitted at the Visa Application Centre (VFS).
If your visa was refused you can appeal by sending a letter to the Embassy of the Republic of Korea or you can reapply for the visa again.
VFS Global Services Pvt Ltd (VFS) is the Service Delivery Provider for the Embassy of South Korea in New Delhi. The role of VFS is to accept visa applications and to dispatch passports and documents back to clients, on behalf of the Embassy of South Korea. VFS does not play any part in or influence the outcome of your visa application.
Applicants can check the status of South Korea visa application online using the South Korea VFS Reference number and Date of Birth. Kindly visit the Track Your Application section of the VFS South Korea website.
South Korea visa validity starts from the date it’s been issue by Embassy of Korea and its valid for next three months (90 days), therefore it is advisable to lodge the application accordingly.
You may submit your requirements up to 2 months to two weeks before your travel date.
You are strongly advised to purchase a health / travel insurance to cover yourself in South Korea as medical treatment can be very expensive in South Korea. Your travel insurance offers protection against unexpected emergencies on international travel such as coverage of medical expenses, flight delay and cancellations, passport and baggage loss or personal accident. For financial safety and security on your international trip we highly recommend you to purchase travel insurance and avail our special offer.
Applying for a South Korea Visa through us will be an easy and hassle free process. It is highly advisable to process your visa through us as we will take care of your complete visa process right from getting your documents ready to stamping of your South Korea visa.
The easiest way to apply for a South Korea Visa is to contact us. We are experts in the travel and tourism sector with over 40 years of experience. Through our expertise, in-depth knowledge and integrity, we commit to delivering an exceptional experience to our customers each and every time you use our service. In order to help us understand your unique visa needs, please drop in your query and our Expert will get in touch with you.
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Akbar Travels has been a part of more than one million travel dreams. We offer a superior, quick and hassle-free Visa Facilitation service. With a highly professional and dedicated team of Visa Experts, we are here to cater to all your South Kore visa application requirements. Read moreThroughout your visa process, you will have a dedicated Visa Expert handling your application.
Here are the steps to apply for a South Korea Visa through Akbar Travels:
Step 1: Provide your travel details to our Visa Expert and get all your queries answered.
Step 2: Pay the visa fee and upload your documents online through our secured online document locker to ensure its confidentiality.
Step 3: Our Visa Expert will verify your documents and submit your application to the Embassy.
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Officially known as the Republic of Korea, South Korea is a land filled with mesmerizing landscapes and a culture that mixes both ancient and modern. Read moreThis welcoming country, known as the Land of the Morning Calm for its impressive mountain ranges and tranquil valleys, is now renowned worldwide for its technological know-how. Situated on the southern half of the Korean peninsula with China across the sea to the west and Japan to the southeast, South Korea is a beautiful country with a rich history and culture. Following the end of the Korean War, when it was left destitute and a recipient of foreign aid, South Korea began a process of economic development on such a scale that it has now become one of the 20 largest economies in the world. This massive growth in industrialization sees the new tower blocks, highways and shopping malls, interspersed with traditional parks, ancient temples and local markets.
Discover majestic mountain ranges, perfect for winter sports, and relax on glorious sand beaches dotted around the surrounding islands. Explore historic sites and temples, sample local street food and traditional tasty delicacies, and pamper yourself in Jjimjilbang, a Korean bathhouse for a perfect South Korean experience!
With over 600 years of history, the capital Seoul is the heart of South Korea’s culture and education as well as politics and economics. A fusion of cutting edge design, royal palaces, ancient temples and mountain trails it really is the beating heart of the country. It is home to many historic sites such as the World Heritage listed Changdeokgung Palace, the traditional Bukchon Hanok Village, the impressive Jogye-sa temple, and Namdaemun Market.
Korea’s largest port city is filled with endless excitement and pleasant surprises. Many visitors flock to Haeundae, Song do and Gwangalli Beaches to relax or to attend festivals. The city hosts the annual Fireworks Festival and the Busan International Film Festival. Other must-see sites include Taejondae Resort overlooking the sea, Yongdusan Park, Yonggungsa Temple on a cliff, and the Jagalchi Market.
Host to the 2018 Winter Olympics, PyeongChang County is also known for the Odaesan National Park which has trails that criss-cross the Taebak Mountains. Northeast of Seoul, the park has many Buddhist temples to discover and is also home to the Lee Hyo-seok Culture Village, where the acclaimed author was born and raised.
Located in the center of South Korea, it is the second largest city in the province of Chungcheongbuk-do and an easy city to cycle around. Home to Ban Ki-moon, the former Secretary General of the U.N. when he was a boy, the Chungju World Martial Arts Festival and an annual apple festival. The beautiful Chungju Lake is just a short bus ride away and hot springs of Angseong-oncheon and Suanbo are a must.
Jeju Island is known as the “Santorini of Korea”, the largest of the coastal islands off the Korean peninsula and is known for its beach resorts and beautiful volcanic landscape of craters and lava tubes. Fishing was the main source of income on this island in times gone by, with the Haenyo, the deep-diving women, who like mermaids, dived 10-20 meters without breathing apparatus, to catch fresh seafood to sell in the market. Even though their average age is 65, you can still see them working in various locations across the island including Jungman Beach and Seogwipo.
Designated by UNESCO as a Biosphere Protection site, and the third highest mountain on the peninsula, Mount Seorak is a destination favored by many. Particularly popular in July and August, when it is hot and humid elsewhere, and mid-October for the wonderful autumn vistas. While there you really should see the Gwongeumseong Fortress, the Sinheungsa Temple, the Biryong Falls and of course, treat yourself to a ride on the Seorak Sogongwon Cable Car.Show less
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We currently only process Tourist and Business Visas. Kindly contact the Embassy for the following visa applications.
SShort-term visas are intended for tourists and business people, since they apply to people who are staying ninety days or less.
If you plan to stay in South Korea for longer than ninety days, you will need to apply for a long-term visa. You should apply one to two months in advance of your departure to allow for processing time. When you arrive in South Korea, you will be required to apply for a residence certificate. Do this within the first ninety days at an immigration office.