Immigration regulations to South Korea

To help all travelers has a nice and smooth trip, we pleasure to provide some needed information that related to Korea visa. Hoping that it is useful for all you guys.

Passport and visa requirement

  • Having at least 3 months passport validity
  • All foreign visitors to South Korea are biometrically registered and are required to have fingerprint samples and a digital photograph taken by an inspector upon entry( except children under 17 and officials of international governmental organizations)
  • The same fees apply for both business and tourist visas.
  • You must obtain extensions of stay before the expiration of the allowed period.

The Immigration Bureau in South Korea contact

  • Korea Bureau: Location: #319-2, Shinjeong 6-dong, Yangcheon-gu, Seoul, telephone 02-2650-6225.
  • Korean Immigration's "Foreigner's Advice Office": 02-2650-634 / 02-2650-6212.

Embassies and tourist offices of Korea in some countries

  • Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the USA: Telephone: (202) 939 5600 (consular section)/ Opening times: Mon-Fri: 09: 00-12: 00, 13: 30-17:30
  • Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the UK: (020) 7227 5500 or 5504 (consular section)/ Opening times: Mon-Fri 09:30-12: 30, 14: 00-17: 30, Consul Service 09:30-12:00, 14:00-1630, visa service 10:00-12:00.
  • Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Vietnam: 84-4-3831-5110~6/ / Opening times: Mon- Fri ( 9:00- 16:00)

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