Requirements for Visa To Study in Korea — FULL LIST

Guide on the Requirements for Visa To Study in Korea — Here’s What You Need to Prepare

REQUIREMENTS FOR VISA TO STUDY IN KOREA – Here are the documents needed to apply for a travel visa for schooling purposes in Korea.

A lot of Filipinos dream of studying in other countries. Undeniably, the schooling in other countries can give a whole new experience apart from what can be learned in textbooks or what are included in the curriculum. Are you one of the people who wants to study in Korea?

Requirements for Korean Visa Application for Retiree

Although Korea is one of the countries that require a travel visa for entry, it has specified a specific list of documents that those who wanted to study in country must gather in the application for a travel visa. It is one of the initial steps aside from securing your admission or enrollment to a school in Korea.

The Korean Embassy actually has cited different requirements for Korean visa application depending on the purpose of visiting or staying in the country. It is one of the most beautiful nations where many tourist spots can be found.

With regards to the requirements for visa to study in Korea, the list is quite shorter compared with the requirements in obtaining a Korean visa for other purposes.

Requirements for Visa To Study in Korea
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The Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the Philippines posted this list of requirements for visa to study in Korea:

  • Application Form
  • Passport Original
  • 1 pc Passport size colored picture 
  • Copy of Passport First Page
  • Original & Copy of valid visa and arrival stamps to OECD member countries for the past 5 years
  • Philippines Last School Record Original
  • PSA Birth Certificate (Original only)
  •  Financial Supporting Document (if no scholarship grant)
    • Original Employment Certificate of Parents (issued within 30 days)
    • Original Bank Certificate of Parents/Applicant (issued within 30 days)
  • Admission Certificate from Korea (issued within 3 months)
  • Business Permit of the University in Korea
  • Scholarship Exchange Agreement (For Exchange Student only)
  • Recommendation issued from Philippine School (For Exchange Student only)

According to the Embassy, if the retiree is personally invited by a Korean, the authentication is not required but the invitation letter and the photocopy of the inviter’s passport or Identification Card. The authentication is also not required for retirees who were invited by a company in Korea but the invitation letter and the firm’s Business Permit must be submitted.

There are different documents needed for other purposes of entering Korea such as the following:

The documents must be submitted to the Korean Embassy for visa application. A committee evaluates all the visa applications.

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