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Korea Embassy

Korea

Address:
122 Upper McKinley Road Mc Kinley Town Center Fort Bonifacio Taguig City

Tel no.:
856-92-10

Fax no.:
856-90-08
856-90-19
856-90-24

Email:
philippines@mofat.go.kr

Office days:
Monday to Friday

Filing hours:
9:00 am – 11:00 am

Releasing hours:
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Name of consul:
Park Kyu -Beom, Ahn Kyu-Suk

 

VISA REQUIREMENTS

STANDARD REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL PERSONS APPLYING FOR KOREAN VISA

  • Application form duly filled in and signed and must be typewritten (The Application Form can be obtained from the Embassy or downloaded from Philippines@mofat.go.kr)
  • One 2×2 or passport sized COLORED picture
  • Passport (original and photocopy of the first page)
  • Photocopy of previous and valid advanced country visas (USA, Canada, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Korea) for Frequent Travelers
  • Required documents (see attached for  a detailed list of requirements)

VISA APPLICATION SCHEDULE

WINDOW 3

  • First Time Travelers (Applicants who have never been out of the Philippines and do not have previous and valid advanced country visas)

NOTE:  Personal Appearance is required for every applicant. In case of family members or employees of the same company intending to travel together, one family member or one employee may apply for visas on behalf of other applicants

Processing Time: 5 working days

WINDOW 4

  • Frequent Travellers (Applicants whoa re holders of advanced country visas:USA, Canada, Japan, Austrialian, New Zealand, Korea)
  • SEAMEN applying for transit visa
  • Applicants with Confirmation of Visa Issuance

NOTE: No need for personal appearance

Processing time: 3 working days

VISA REQUIREMENTS FOR SEAFARERS (TRANSIT VISA)

  • Application form (typewritten)
  • One 2×2 or passport size colored picture
  • Original Passport (with logo)
  • Photocopy of the first page of the Seaman’s Book
  • Photocopy of the first page of Passport
  • Original endorsement letter from Manning/Shipping Company in the Philippines
  • Photocopy of the Guarantee letter from the Korean Company
  • Photocopy of  Overseas Employment Cert (OEC)
  • Photocopy of Marriage Contract
  • Photocopy of Medical Certificate
  • EDI (Electronic data Interchange) report & previous seamen sent to Korea. This can be requested from the Shipping Agent in Korea
  • Note: Only ONE of application(s) PER company will be accepted per day No individual applications will be accepted