Personal Covering letter (For Employed - Plain paper/ For Self-Employed – Company
Original updated Bank Statement (last 6 months);
Income Tax Returns / Form 16 for last 2 years;
Confirmed return flight tickets;
Kindly note: The Govt is very strict on the photograph requirement; please
your photos are as per the specifications.
Supporting documents as per your occupation, type of visit:
1. If Employed:
Original Leave sanctioned certificate with company seal and signature;
Last 3 months salary slip.
2. If Self Employed:
Business Registration License / MOA / Partnership deed;
Company’s updated bank statement of last 6 months;
Company’s IT returns for last 3 years.
3. If Retired:
Proof of retirement like pension book, statement etc.
4. If Student:
School / College / Institute ID Card;
5. If Minor:
No Objection Certificate from the parents / non-accompanying parent on Rs 100/-
ID proof of parent like passport or PAN card.
6. If Visiting friend or relative:
Inviter’s ID proof like Passport, Alien Registration card copy or Employment
Address proof like any Electricity bill, any Utility bill etc;
Relationship proof (for family visit).
7. If Sponsored:
Sponsor’s national ID proof like Passport, PAN card or Resident permit;
Updated bank statement of last 6 months;
Income tax returns of last 3 years.
8. For Business Visa:
Invitation letter from host Company stating purpose of trip, business details etc;
Covering letter from Indian company on company letterhead;
Business Registration certificate of the Indian & Host Company.
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South Korea Visa FAQs
a South Korea Visa?
A South Korea visa is a stamp or endorsement placed by officials of South Korea on a
that allows the bearer to visit South Korea. Visas are obtained from the Embassy or
of South Korea for your visit. "Visit" is further defined as the reason for entry,
business, tourist or transitory.
the different types of South Korea visa that I can apply for in India?
Depending on the duration or number of days you wish to spend in SOUTH KOREA, different
of visas include tourist visa, transit visa, and visit visa.
addremoveI am a
regular visitor to the Republic of Korea. Will I have to provide with all documentation
each time I apply?
Yes. Every time you apply for visa for the Republic of Korea you must supply with recent
send the documents directly to Embassy of the Republic of Korea, New Delhi?
All Short term and long term visa applications should be submitted at the Visa
I do if my visa was refused?
If your visa was refused you can appeal by sending a letter to the Embassy of the
Korea or you can reapply for the visa again.
the role of VFS?
VFS Global Services Pvt Ltd (VFS) is the Service Delivery Provider for the Embassy of
in New Delhi. The role of VFS is to accept visa applications and to dispatch passports
documents back to clients, on behalf of the Embassy of South Korea. VFS does not play
part in or influence the outcome of your visa application.
I check the status of my South Korea Visa application?
Applicants can check the status of South Korea visa application online using the South
VFS Reference number and Date of Birth. Kindly visit the Track Your Application section
the VFS South Korea website.
should I lodge my visa application?
South Korea visa validity starts from the date it’s been issue by Embassy of Korea and
for next three months (90 days), therefore it is advisable to lodge the application
should I submit my application?
You may submit your requirements up to 2 months to two weeks before your travel date.
need to take health/travel insurance?
You are strongly advised to purchase a health / travel insurance to cover yourself in
as medical treatment can be very expensive in South Korea. Your travel insurance offers
against unexpected emergencies on international travel such as coverage of medical
flight delay and cancellations, passport and baggage loss or personal accident. For
safety and security on your international trip we highly recommend you to purchase
insurance and avail our special offer.
you help me with getting my South Korea visa?
Applying for a South Korea Visa through us will be an easy and hassle free process. It
advisable to process your visa through us as we will take care of your complete visa
right from getting your documents ready to stamping of your South Korea visa.
the easiest way to apply for a South Korea Visa?
The easiest way to apply for a South Korea Visa is to contact us. We are experts in the
and tourism sector with over 40 years of experience. Through our expertise, in-depth
and integrity, we commit to delivering an exceptional experience to our customers each
every time you use our service. In order to help us understand your unique visa needs,
drop in your query and our Expert will get in touch with you.
Are you still having doubts about the Visa process?
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Throughout 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
Step 2: Pay the visa fee and upload your documents online through our secured online
locker to ensure its confidentiality.
Step 3: Our Visa Expert will verify your documents and submit your application to the
Keep your Declaration form in hand (provided to you on the flight);
Keep all travel documents (passport, valid South Korea Visa, return ticket, hotel
ready in case the immigration officer asks to produce any document;
If you are an unaccompanied minor, make sure you stay with the flight attendant who is
of your safety. Additionally, you must recognise the adult picking you up at the
If you have any doubts, you must inform the airline staff immediately.
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.
This 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
peninsula with China across the sea to the west and Japan to the southeast, South Korea is a
country with a rich history and culture. Following the end of the Korean War, when it was left
and a recipient of foreign aid, South Korea began a process of economic development on such a
that it has now become one of the 20 largest economies in the world. This massive growth in
sees the new tower blocks, highways and shopping malls, interspersed with traditional parks,
temples and local markets.
Discover majestic mountain ranges, perfect for winter sports, and relax on glorious sand
dotted around the surrounding islands. Explore historic sites and temples, sample local
food and traditional tasty delicacies, and pamper yourself in Jjimjilbang, a Korean
for a perfect South Korean experience!
Places to visit in South Korea
With over 600 years of history, the capital Seoul is the heart of South Korea’s culture and
as well as politics and economics. A fusion of cutting edge design, royal palaces, ancient
and mountain trails it really is the beating heart of the country. It is home to many
sites such as the World Heritage listed Changdeokgung Palace, the traditional Bukchon Hanok
the impressive Jogye-sa temple, and Namdaemun Market.
Korea’s largest port city is filled with endless excitement and pleasant surprises. Many
flock to Haeundae, Song do and Gwangalli Beaches to relax or to attend festivals. The city
the annual Fireworks Festival and the Busan International Film Festival. Other must-see
include Taejondae Resort overlooking the sea, Yongdusan Park, Yonggungsa Temple on a cliff,
the Jagalchi Market.
Host to the 2018 Winter Olympics, PyeongChang County is also known for the Odaesan National
which has trails that criss-cross the Taebak Mountains. Northeast of Seoul, the park has
Buddhist temples to discover and is also home to the Lee Hyo-seok Culture Village, where
acclaimed author was born and raised.
Located in the center of South Korea, it is the second largest city in the province of
and an easy city to cycle around. Home to Ban Ki-moon, the former Secretary General of the
when he was a boy, the Chungju World Martial Arts Festival and an annual apple festival.
beautiful Chungju Lake is just a short bus ride away and hot springs of Angseong-oncheon
Suanbo are a must.
5. Jeju Island
Jeju Island is known as the “Santorini of Korea”, the largest of the coastal islands off the
peninsula and is known for its beach resorts and beautiful volcanic landscape of craters
lava tubes. Fishing was the main source of income on this island in times gone by, with the
the deep-diving women, who like mermaids, dived 10-20 meters without breathing apparatus,
catch fresh seafood to sell in the market. Even though their average age is 65, you can
see them working in various locations across the island including Jungman Beach and
6. Mount Seorak
Designated by UNESCO as a Biosphere Protection site, and the third highest mountain on the
Mount Seorak is a destination favored by many. Particularly popular in July and August,
it is hot and humid elsewhere, and mid-October for the wonderful autumn vistas. While there
really should see the Gwongeumseong Fortress, the Sinheungsa Temple, the Biryong Falls and
course, treat yourself to a ride on the Seorak Sogongwon Cable Car.
We currently only process Tourist and Business Visas. Kindly contact the Embassy for the
SShort-term visas are intended for tourists and business people, since they apply to people
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
visa. You should apply one to two months in advance of your departure to allow for
time. When you arrive in South Korea, you will be required to apply for a residence
Do this within the first ninety days at an immigration office.