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What is 'Confirmation of Visa Issuance'?

A sponsor or a travel agency completes the application for the confirmation of visa issuance on behalf of its applicant through the Visa Portal without visiting the Korean Immigration Office. Once the application is approved, the applicant can quickly obtain his/her visa at a Korean diplomatic mission in his/her country of residence.

Applicable Status of Stay for the Confirmation of Visa Issuance

  • Professor (E-1), Foreign Language Instructor (E-2), Researcher (E-3), Technical Instructor/Technician (E-4), Professional (E-5), Foreign National of Special Ability (E-7) visas for an applicant and Dependent Family (F-3) visas for his/her accompanying family members

    Qualification: the applicant must have an occupation under category 1 (executives) or 2 (professionals or related) of the Standard Classification of Occupation announced by the National Statistics Office.

  • Medical Tourist (C-3-3), Treatment and Recuperation (G-1-10), Business Visitor(Sponsored) (C-3-6), Student (D-2), Korean Language Trainee (D-4-1), Non-Professional (E-9) and Maritime Crew (E-10) visas

Application Procedure

  1. Completion of e-Application Form
  2. Reception·Review
  3. Confirmation of Results·Download Visa Application Form
  4. Visa Application to the Diplomatic Mission·Payment
  5. Visa Issuance

Required Documents

Scanned images of passport pages, digital photograph (in natural color, size; 3.5cm x 4.5cm), and other required documents for the respective status of stay (soft copies)