Requirements for Korean Visa Application for Short Term Employment in Korea

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

REQUIREMENTS FOR KOREAN VISA APPLICATION – Here are the documents needed in applying for Visa for a short-term employment or work in Korea.

Undeniably, countless Filipinos dream of working abroad in the pursuit to give their families a brighter future. Most single individuals are also into traveling and working in other countries as they collect experiences for growth. One of these countries is Korea.

Requirements for Korean Visa Application
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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 Korean Visa Application for Retiree
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The Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the Philippines posted this list of requirements for Korean Visa application for short-term employment in Korea:

  • Korean Visa Application Form
  • 1 piece of Passport size colored picture attached on the Visa Application Form
  • Original Passport
  • Photocopy of Passport Bio-page (page 2)
  • Original & Photocopy of valid visa/s and arrival stamps to OECD member countries for the past 5 years (If applicable)
  • Invitation Letter from Korean Organization written in Korean
  • Guarantee Letter from Korean Organization
  •  Photocopy of Korean Organization’s Business Permit
  • Additional Documents
    • Installation/maintenance of imported machines, production of shipbuilding and industrial facilities, and others : Service Contract Copy, Dispatch order or business trip order
    • for other professions:
      • Employment Contract Copy
      • Recommendation from relevant Korean Government Office

According to the Embassy, the short-term workers who have Visa Issuance Numbers must refer to the requirements for Korean Visa application for seasonal workers. There are different documents needed for other purposes of entering Korea such as the following:

Submit your documents to the Korean Embassy for visa application. There is a specific committee that evaluates all the applications for Korean Visa.

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