Important Information

VisaCentral Offices Are Open

The VisaCentral offices are operating in compliance with local public health directives. We are offering assistance via email at info@visacentral.sg, by telephone at +65 6603 1090, or by appointment. To request an appointment, please contact us in advance. We look forward to assisting you,

Appointment System

The Embassy of South Korea has introduced an appointment system for all visa applicants. Applicants are required to contact the Embassy at +65 6258 0789 between 9am-5pm (excluding 12.30pm-2.00pm), Monday to Friday, to book an appointment to submit their application in person. The approval of the appointment is strictly at the Embassy's discretion.

Once the Embassy has confirmed the appointment slot, please contact VisaCentral at +65 66031096 or info@cibtvisas.sg for further assistance with your application as it is now even more imperative that the application form and supporting documents be in complete conformance to consular requirements, so as to avoid the potential rejection of visa on submission of the application.

VisaCentral offers a Pre-Check and Document Preparation service which comprises:

  • Quality check of all documentation
  • Document Preparation Service
  • Digital Photo Service

Sample of the Business Travel Requirements for an Korea - South Visa for Singapore Citizens

  1. Passport

    The applicant's actual passport. The passport must:

    • Be valid at least 6 months from the date the application is lodged

    • Have at least two blank visa pages

  2. Photographs

    One passport sized colour photograph. The photograph must:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high-quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be 45mm by 35 mm
    • 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 eyeglasses nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photos should be glued to the designated section of the visa application form (in the absence of a designated area, affix to the top right or top left corner).

  3. Business Introduction Letter

    You are required to provide an original Business Introduction Letter from your Singapore-based company. All letters must be printed on company letterhead that displays a Singapore mailing address. Use the sample Business Introduction Letter provided at https://visacentral.sg/forms?formname=Business-Introduction-Letter-Sample.pdf to complete your letter.

  4. Letter of Invitation

    You must submit a letter of invitation from the company you are visiting. A copy is acceptable. This letter must:

    • Be on company letterhead paper
    • Address the consulate in Singapore
    • Include the name of the applicant
    • State the purpose of journey
    • Specify whether a multiple entry visa or a single entry visa is needed

    If you are staying with a family member, a relative or a friend and therefore is not able to provide a hotel confirmation, a copy of the Invitation Letter must be provided by your host. This letter must:

    • Be addressed to the embassy
    • Include the full address and contact details of the host
    • Specify the purpose and duration of stay Include an acceptance of financial responsibility for the applicant
    • Be signed by the applicant's host

  5. Certificate of Registration of Company (ROC)

    A clear copy of the host company's "Certificate of Registration" (ROC). This certificate must have an issue date of no more than 3 months prior to lodgement of the Visa application.

    Please Note: The Certificate of Registration" (ROC) may be obtained by going to www.hometax.go.kr 

  6. Copy of Passport Identification Page

    A clear copy of the information page(s) from the applicant's passport

  7. Medical Certificate

    Applicants must provide a medical certificate issued 48 hours before the date of application stating that they are not infected by COVID-19. The certificate must specifically address COVID-19 related symptoms.

  8. Supplementary Form

    Applicants must provide the Health Condition Supplementary Form which can be found within the VisaCentral Application Pack.

  9. Visa Application Form

    One fully completed and signed application form (do not print double sided)

  10. Multiple Entry Visa Applicants

    To be considered for a multiple entry business visa, applicants must:

    • Provide copies of a previous visa for South Korea issued in Singapore - If the previous visa is in an old passport, the old passport must be submitted together with the current passport and current visa application. The previous visa should have been issued no more than one year from the date of visa application
    • Ensure that all documents (visa application form, business introduction letter and invitation letter) request the issuance of a multiple entry business visa

  11. VisaCentral - Order Confirmation

    Please provide the VisaCentral Order Summary which will be emailed to you at the time of placing the order.

Important Information

VisaCentral Offices Are Open

The VisaCentral offices are operating in compliance with local public health directives. We are offering assistance via email at info@visacentral.sg, by telephone at +65 6603 1090, or by appointment. To request an appointment, please contact us in advance. We look forward to assisting you,

Appointment System

The Embassy of South Korea has introduced an appointment system for all visa applicants. Applicants are required to contact the Embassy at +65 6258 0789 between 9am-5pm (excluding 12.30pm-2.00pm), Monday to Friday, to book an appointment to submit their application in person. The approval of the appointment is strictly at the Embassy's discretion.

Once the Embassy has confirmed the appointment slot, please contact VisaCentral at +65 66031096 or info@cibtvisas.sg for further assistance with your application as it is now even more imperative that the application form and supporting documents be in complete conformance to consular requirements, so as to avoid the potential rejection of visa on submission of the application.

VisaCentral offers a Pre-Check and Document Preparation service which comprises:

  • Quality check of all documentation
  • Document Preparation Service
  • Digital Photo Service

Sample of the Tourist Travel Requirements for an Korea - South Visas for Singapore Citizens

  1. Passport

    The applicant's actual passport. The passport must:

    • Be valid at least 6 months from the date the application is lodged

    • Have at least two blank visa pages

  2. Employment Authorisation or Residency Permit

    You must submit your original Employment Pass, Blue IC, Work Permit or "PR" (must be valid for more than 6 months) along with a clear copy of it.

    NOTE: If you have permanent residency status in Singapore, you must also supply a clear copy of your "Form 7" or show your original re-entry stamp. Applicants who have been issued with a new Singapore Work Pass (Work Permit, SPass, Employment Pass etc) which displays a QR code must provide a printout the expiry status through accessing the Ministry of Manpower (MOM)'s SGWorkPass app. This print out must show the current date and confirm that the work pass is valid.

  3. Photographs

    One passport sized colour photograph. The photograph must:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high-quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be 45mm by 35 mm
    • 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 eyeglasses nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photos should be glued to the designated section of the visa application form (in the absence of a designated area, affix to the top right or top left corner).

  4. Letter of Introduction

    If employed, a letter from the applicant's employer confirming employment. This letter must:

    • Be on company letterhead paper
    • Be addressed to the Embassy
    • Include the name of the applicant
    • State the applicant's designation (Position)
    • Include the date of commencing employment
    • State the employee's monthly salary
    • Confirm that the applicant is an employee of the company
    • Specify the purpose of journey
    • State the applicant's expected return to work date
    • Indicate who will be financial responsible for the applicant on the trip
    • Be signed by the applicant's supervisor or their HR department

  5. Proof of Financial Means

    You must provide your last three month's original bank statements, plus photocopies. Your current salary, full name and bank account number must be visible on the bank statement. Copies are accepted with the bank's original endorsement stamp.

    • The statements are required to have a constant minimum amount of S$4000 in the transaction history

  6. Proof of Relationship

    For a husband and wife travelling together, the Korean Embassy requires that you provide a marriage certificate. For a child travelling with parents, the Korean Embassy requires the birth certificate :

    • Both certificates require that you provide the original certificate and a copy of the certificate

     

  7. VisaCentral - Order Confirmation

    Please provide the VisaCentral Order Summary which will be emailed to you at the time of placing the order.

  8. Medical Certificate

    Applicants must provide a medical certificate issued 48 hours before the date of application stating that they are not infected by COVID-19. The certificate must specifically address COVID-19 related symptoms.

  9. Supplementary Form

    Applicants must provide the Health Condition Supplementary Form which can be found within the VisaCentral Application Pack.

  10. Visa Application Form

    One fully completed and signed application form (do not print double sided)

  11. Copy of Passport Identification Page

    A clear copy of the information page(s) from the applicant's passport

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