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

  1. ETA Eligibility

    Travelers attending unpaid business meetings or business conferences may apply for a Business ETA. Please return to our homepage and select "Business Electronic" from our list of travel purposes.

    Travelers engaged in profit-making activities must apply for a traditional business visa. Please follow the instructions below to obtain your business visa

  2. 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

  3. Photograph(s)

    You must provide a photograph. Upload your photo and we will print it to the exact specifications required for this visa. Follow https://visacentral.sg/photo-service to upload your photo.

     

     

    Alternatively, you may provide one colour, passport-type photograph that meets the following strict criteria: be taken within the last three months against an all-white background and printed on high-quality photo paper; be 45 mm 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 photo 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. Business Introduction Letter

    You are required to provide an original Business Introduction Letter from your Singapore-based company. Be certain your letter meets the specific requirements of the consulate by using our Digital Business Introduction Letter. Visit https://visacentral.sg/bcl-order to get started.

    Alternatively, please use the sample Business Introduction Letter provided at https://visacentral.sg/forms?formname=Business-Introduction-Letter-Sample.pdf using the exact language and format provided in order to prevent a rejection and possible delays with your visa request.

  5. 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

  6. 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 

  7. Copy of Passport Identification Page

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

  8. Visa Application Form

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

  9. VisaCentral - Order Confirmation

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

  10. Multiple Entry Visa Requirements

    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
    Multiple entry visa is available only to the applicants who have visited Republic of Korea within the previous 5 years. 

Important Information

South Korea Makes ETA Optional Until 2024
The South Korean Government has announced that the Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) will be an optional travel document starting April 1st, 2023, until December 31st, 2024. This means that travelers are not required to obtain an ETA to enter South Korea during this period.

However VisaCentral recommends that travelers still obtain an ETA before traveling to South Korea. While the ETA may be optional, it can still streamline the entry process and prevent potential delays or issues at the border.

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

  1. Eligibility and Documentation

    The Government of South Korea utilises an electronic travel authorization (ETA) issuance system. The ETA is an electronic authorization issued by the government granting entry into South Korea. It is the equivalent to a visa, but no stamp or label is placed in the passport.

    To be eligible the traveller must:

    • Hold a passport valid at least six months on entry with one blank visa page
    • Hold proof of sufficient funds
    • Hold proof of onward/return flights
    • Hold proof of hotel reservation
    • Hold all documents required for the next destination


    To complete the order form the traveller must provide:

    • A photograph
    • A copy of the passport information page


    Apply now and complete our order form providing basic travel and personal details. We'll take care of the rest keeping you apprised of your order's progress over email.

  2. Applicants Under the Age of 18 or Over 64

    Applicants under the age of 18 or over 64 do not require an ETA to enter South Korea.

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