1. Fast.  VisaConnection specializes in securing Korea, Republic of (South) visas and can help you secure a Korea, Republic of (South) visa.
  2. Easy.  VisaConnection is the easiest way to get a visa.  We process Korea, Republic of (South) visas at the Korea, Republic of (South) Embassy every day for residents of Canada.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Korea, Republic of (South) Visa FAQs

When is the best time to apply for my Korea, Republic of (South) visa?
The best time to apply for your Korea, Republic of (South) visa is 1-2 months before your travel date.

Do I have to send you my passport to get a Korea, Republic of (South) visa? Is it safe to send a passport?
Yes. You will need to send your actual passport, not a copy of it. The Korea, Republic of (South) visa is stamped on your passport and will become one of your passport pages. Visa request cannot be processed without your original passport. Because of the importance of your passport, we strongly suggest that you send your application in a secure way, using a traceable courier such as FedEx.

Sample of Business Travel Requirements for a Korea, Republic of (South) Visa for Canadian Citizens

  1. Passport

    You must provide your actual signed passport, including one copy of the personal information page of your passport. Your passport must:

    • Be valid for the next six months
    • Have at least one blank visa page
    • Not be frayed, torn, separating, or altered in any other way

  2. Photographs

    You must provide one colour, passport type photograph that meets the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background free of shadows
    • Be 51 mm by 51 mm in size
    • Provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression
    • You may wear neither glasses nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photo should not be affixed to your application and it may not display evidence of adhesive or staples

  3. Business Cover Letter

    You are required to provide a Business Introduction Letter from your Canadian-based company. All letters must be printed on company letterhead that displays an Canadian mailing address. Use the sample Business Introduction Letter provided at https://visaconnection.com/forms?formname=Canada-Business-Cover-Letter-Sample.pdf using the exact language and format provided in order to prevent a rejection and possible delays with your visa request.

  4. Letter of Invitation

    Letter of invitation from a Korean company. Letter on company letterhead indicating:

    • Information about the applicant(e.g. period of employment and position).
    • Nature of business activities in Korea(in detail).
    • Intended period of stay.
    • Contact address and phone number in Korea.

  5. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    You must provide proof of travel arrangements for the duration of your trip.  Details of your intended arrangements must:

    • Include a copy of an itinerary or e-ticket showing entry and exit date
    • Show your full name as printed in your passport

  6. Visa Application Form

    Complete your South Korea visa application form by logging onto https://visaconnection.com/formfill-order/korea-form after you have placed your order. This will ensure your documentation is accurately prepared and correctly submitted according to consular guidelines.

    Alternatively, the visa application form can be filled in by the applicant. The form must:

    • Display your full name as it appears in your passport
    • Be signed

  7. VisaConnection Order Form

    You must provide one completed VisaConnection Order Form. The form must:

    • Include a valid email address and payment information
    • Include your signature in blue or black ink

  8. Certificate of Company Registration

    A copy of the Korean company's business registration number (sa-up-ja-deung-rok-jeung) is required.

  9. Traveller Registration (Highly Recommended)

    Feel safer and travel with peace of mind by using our Traveller Registration Service. Registration notifies the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development where and when you will be travelling, enabling the Government of Canada to reach you in case of an emergency abroad or inform you of an emergency at home. To enroll in this optional service complete the registration form in this kit and send it to us with the rest of your documents.

Sample of Tourist Travel Requirements for a Korea, Republic of (South) Visa for Canadian Citizens

  1. Passport

    You must provide your actual signed passport, including one copy of the personal information page of your passport. Your passport must:

    • Be valid for the next six months
    • Have at least one blank visa page
    • Not be frayed, torn, separating, or altered in any other way

  2. Photographs

    You must provide one colour, passport type photograph that meets the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background free of shadows
    • Be 51 mm by 51 mm in size
    • Provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression
    • You may wear neither glasses nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photo should not be affixed to your application and it may not display evidence of adhesive or staples

  3. Proof of Canadian Immigration Status

    You must provide proof of your current Canadian Immigration status.  Evidence of your status must:

    • Include a copy of your Canadian Immigration paperwork
    • Include the traveller's full name as printed in his or her passport

  4. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    You must provide proof of travel arrangements for the duration of your trip.  Details of your intended arrangements must:

    • Include a copy of an itinerary or e-ticket showing entry and exit date
    • Show your full name as printed in your passport

  5. Visa Application Form

    Complete your South Korea visa application form by logging onto https://visaconnection.com/formfill-order/korea-form after you have placed your order. This will ensure your documentation is accurately prepared and correctly submitted according to consular guidelines.

    Alternatively, the visa application form can be filled in by the applicant. The form must:

    • Display your full name as it appears in your passport
    • Be signed

  6. VisaConnection Order Form

    You must provide one completed VisaConnection Order Form. The form must:

    • Include a valid email address and payment information
    • Include your signature in blue or black ink