법률사무소 세금과 법률 taxnlaw.co.kr
ID PW
TAX & LAW <세금과 법률> 당신과 당신의 소중한 가족을 지켜드립니다. Attorney LEE protects your family, not only you
[한국변호사, 미국변호사(연방법원, 일리노이주), 세무사 이재욱]
조세소송, 조세불복심판, 세무자문, 민,형사,행정,국제소송, 한국이민, 미국이민, 한국투자, 미국투자, 국제거래, 국제중재, 미술품거래 서비스
[ENGLISH LANGUAGE SERVICE FOR FOREIGNERS]
ATTORNEY LEE, JAE WOOK'S OFFICE [ LICENSED TO PRACTICE IN KOREA, U.S.A., ILLINOIS ]
TAX, LAW, IMMIGRATION & INVESTMENT INTO KOREA AND U.S.A. SERVICES, ART DEALING SERVICES
[INVESTMENT, TAX, INCORPORATION, TRADE, CONTRACT, DISPUTE IN CORPORATION, LITIGATION & TRIAL IN COURTS AND TRIBUNALS, CRIMINAL TRIAL, GOVERNMENT TREATMENT, REFUGEE, VISA, RESIDENCE, CITIZENSHIP]
국제거래,국제계약, 영문계약서, 중재,조정,ADR, Arbitration Court representation. Singapore, HK, LONDON, NY. BEIJing, LA -> BLOG[국제중재,국제재판,국제중재재판,국제거래,국제계약,국제조정, Korea Arbitrator LEE, jae wook Attorney at law(KOREA, U.S.A.)]
학교폭력,학생폭력, 학생 성폭행, 학교성폭력, 학교폭력대책자치위원회 전문서비스 -> BLOG[학교폭력, 학생폭력,학교 성폭력, 학생 성폭행, 학교폭력대책자치위원회 서비스]
세무신고,불복심판,조세소송 전문서비스 -> BLOG[세무소송,조세소송]
고품격 이혼,상속분쟁, 재산권분쟁 소송 -> BLOG[ 이혼소송, 재산분할, 상속분쟁, 양육권, 친권, 위자료]
성희롱, 성폭력, 성범죄, 성매매, 학교폭력 가해자, 피해자를 위한 전문서비스 -> BLOG[ 성희롱, 성폭력, 성범죄, 성매매, 학교폭력 가해자, 피해자를 위한 전문변호사]
병역면제,국외여행허가,이중국적,병역법위반 사건 대리 -> BLOG[ 병역법, 병역면제, 해외유학 병역연기 전문소송 변호사 이재욱(한국변호사, 미국변호사, IL, FEDERAL)]
KOREA IMMIGRATION & INVESTMENT SERVICES IN KOREA FOR FOREIGNERS -> BLOG[ Korea Visa & Immigration, Investment, Sojourn for Foreigners]
한국인을 위한 미국이민 대리서비스 -> BLOG[ Immigration to U.S.A. for KOREANS (한국인을 위한 미국 이민 대리 서비스)]
변호사 이재욱 저서 구매 사이트(TAX & LAW PRESS) -> 예스24 온라인판매

TAXNLAW.CO.KR

About Attorney| 민사
행정
| 세무
조세
| 부동산| 병역법위반소송
기소중지
병역면제
국외여행허가
| KOREA
INVESTMENT
VISA
Immigration
| 이혼
성희롱
성폭력
전문강사
| 예술과
법률
| U.S.A.
VISA
IMMIGRATION
| 파산
회생
| OFFICE| U.S.A.
VISA
APPLICATION
| Refuge
Asylum
| 미국법|
VISA IN KOREA
B VISA
C VISA
D VISA
E VISA
F VISA
G VISA
H VISA
STAY, EXTENSION, CHANGE OF STATUS
PASSPORT OF KOREA
IMMIGRATION LAW OF KOREA
INVESTMENT IN KOREA
EMPLOYMENT IN KOREA
NATURALIZATION IN KOREA
MARRIAGE IN KOREA
DIVORCE INTERNATIONAL
통역(translation, interpretation)
china visa
C VISA


Short-Term General (C-3)
jae wook LEE  (Homepage)
2016-06-07 12:23:01, 조회 : 237, 추천 : 34
ACTIVITIES
ALLOWED &
ELIGIBLE
APPLICANTS
You are eligible to apply for a C-3 Short-Term General visa if you are
involved with daily business activities including market research, business
communication, consulting, contract and others
Going to stay in the ROK for 90 days or less, for tourism, transit, recuperation, visiting
relatives, participating in a friendly sporting match, attending events or meetings, cultural
art, general training, taking lessons, attending religious ceremony, academic research and
others.
※ A C-3 visa cannot be issued to those coming to the ROK for profit-making. For instance,
if you are compensated for your works and skills, you are not considered an eligible
candidate for the C-3 visa.
MAXIMUM
LENGTH OF
STAY
You are allowed to stay in the ROK for up to 90 days
Visa Code
Contents
Specific
Code Category Qualification
C-3-1 Short-Term
General
A person engaging in any of activities covered by the
C-3 visa, except those who are eligible to apply for the
C-3-2 or C-3-6 visa.
C-3-2 Group Tourist
A tourist or transit traveller among group tourists or
individual tourists (including those who have paid
the deposits to travel agents designated by the
government of the Republic of Korea)
C-3-3 Medical Tourist
A short-term visitor among foreign patients who
are also eligible for the medical-patient visa or
the Confirmation of Visa Issuance
C-3-4 Business Visitor
(General)
A person with the APEC business travel card entering the
ROK for market research, business communication,
consulting, contract and other business activities
C-3-5 Business Visitor
(Agreement)
A person entering the ROK for short-term business in
accordance with an agreement
※ for CEFA, FTA (India․Chile) only
C-3-6 Business Visitor
(Sponsored)
An invitee of selected VIP corporations or
associations
- 26 -
e-Visa
 CONTENTS
e-Visa policy refers to a simplified visa procedure for excellent foreign
talents and foreign tourists, such as professors, researchers, to bring
them to Korea. The policy allows these people to obtain visas via online
without having to visit a diplomatic mission.
1. Foreign Patient
(Eligible Applicants) You are eligible to apply if you are a foreign patient or
an accompanied care-giver invited by an 'outstanding medical travel facilitator'
designated as "e-visa agency" by the Minister of Justice
* You are registered as a 'medical travel facilitator' to the Minister of Health and Welfare
in accordance with the Medicine Act.
- (e-Visa Agency Designation) 13 organizations that have applied for a
confirmation of visa issuance via online, and have satisfied conditions
below (Please see the enclosed list #4)
< e-Visa Agency Designation Standard>
v You have requested a confirmation of visa issuance for the Medical Tourist visa
(C-3-3, G-1-10) on behalf of 50 people or more, at least 5 times in the latest
2 years (‘12.1.1. ∼ ’13.5.31.)
v The refusal rate of applicants, including refusals of confirmation of visa
issuance, newly illegal immigrants, entry to Korea, and visa applications
submitted to a Korean Mission abroad, is less than 20% percent.
- (e-Visa agency re-designation) The Ministry of Justice re-assesses qualifications
of all e-Visa agencies every year, and it re-designates e-Visa agencies every July
(The Ministry of Justice looks at the performance records of the past 2 years at
the end of June every year.)
※ Since re-designation in 2014, It will include e-Visa performance records.
- (e-Visa agency notification) Once an organization is designated as the e-Visa
agency, the Ministry of Justice will notify the organization through an email and
announce the details at the HiKorea website (www.hikorea.go.kr) as well as the
Ministry of Justice's website. (name of the organization, name of the CEO,
address of business place)
- 27 -
e-Visa
- (Required Documents and Issuance Details) Required documents and visa
issuance vary in accordance with the「Medical Tourist Visa (C-3-3, G-1-10)
Issuance and Residence Management Guideline」
2. Frequent Business Travellers Coming to the RoK for Commercial
Purposes
- (Eligible Applicants) You have been invited by a Korean company (inviter) for
commercial purposes and have never violated Korean laws nor have you stayed
in Korea illegally. You also have entered Korea on a C-3 visa at least three times
after the foreigner fingerprints confirmation system was introduced on January 1st,
2012.
- (Issuance Details) Business Visitor visa (C-3-4), period of stay: within 90 days,
single-entry visa valid for 3 months
- (Required Documentats) ① Visa application form, passport, photograph, fee ②
invitation letter (which include reasons for invitation and a memo guaranteeing the
return of invitee to the original country) ③ photocopy of identification card of the
inviter
VISAS ISSUED
AT THE
DISCRETION OF
THE CHIEF OF
MISSION
 CONTENTS
ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS FOR A SINGLE-ENTRY VISA
1. Short-Term General (C-3-1)
A. Eligible Candidates
You are eligible to apply if you are participating in TV and Radio shows, friendly
sporting matches, events or conferences in the ROK, including sports competitions
(golf, soccer, etc.) with set cash prizes for finalists.
* Even if the host party provides you with flight tickets and living expenses for
your trip, you are still considered eligible applicants for C-3-1 visas. Nevertheless,
if you receive monetary compensation separate from the cash prizes, exceeding
the flight and living expenses, you will not be eligible to apply for the C-3-1 visa.
※ For friendly matches, KIS will look at a contract and review whether the contract
exceeds the average living expenses.
You are a Korean citizen whose living base is located abroad and need to enter
Korea, being accompanied by a locally hired domestic worker (household helper)
for humanitarian causes* for short duration (less than 90 days)
- 28 -
VISAS AT THE
DISCRETION OF
THE CHIEF OF
MISSION
 CONTENTS
<Extension on the period of stay and restrictions on the change of status
of stay (Visa & Residence Division-4496, 2011.9.2.)>
The head of an Immigration Office or Branch Office must allow an extension of the
period of stay or a change of status of stay requested by a C-3-2 Group Tourist Visa
or C-3-2 Guaranteed-Individual Visa holder in accordance with the current visa &
residence manuals. The holder, however, must have valid reasons* for such requests,
for example, he/she has applied for naturalization or there is ship available for
his/her immediate departure.
※ Humanitarian causes include domestic workers giving hands to
parenting, nursing, funeral procedure and other activities of a Korean
national who recently gave a birth.
In accordance with Article 37 of the Refugee Act, a visa with a maximum period
of stay for 90 days will be issued to spouses and children of those with refugees
status for the purpose of family unification. (KIS will confirm whether the
applicant has been recognized as refugees, documents that were submitted to
prove their family relations, their desire to be reunited as a family, and etc.)
You are entering Korea for the purpose of engaging in all C-3 activities except
permissible activities on C-3-2 Group Tourist visa and Ordinary Tourist (C-3-9) visa.
B. Visa Issuance Details
Short-Term General (C-3-1), Maximum 90 Days, Single-Entry Visa
C. Required Documentation
① Visa Issuance Application Form (Form #17), Passport, One Standard Size
Photograph, Visa Fee ② A document verifying your participation in such events (i.e.
invitation card)
- Different forms of documentation may be asked for, depending on circumstances of
diplomatic missions.
- A document explaining the purpose of your entry (i.e. invitation card)
2. Group Tourists (C-3-2)
A. Eligible Applicants
You want to enter Korea to engage in small coastal trade activities, travel or others.
Please note that if a group tourist visa/guaranteed-individual visa holder overstays
in Korea, his/her agent (travel agency) will be liable for his/her actions.
- 29 -
VISAS ISSUED
AT THE
DISCRETION OF
THE CHIEF OF
MISSION
 CONTENTS
* ‘Valid Reasons’ refer to a case where a person is deemed necessary to stay
longer in Korea on a humanitarian ground or due to a cancellation of flight.
(For example, any incident, disease and others which were not predicted
when they first came to Korea are considered 'valid reasons'.)
B. Visa Issuance Details
Period of Stay; 90 days or less, Expiration Period; 3 months
C. Required Documents
Visa Application Form, Passport, Standard Size Photograph, Service Fee, Reference
Letter
※ Considering current needs and circumstances of each diplomatic mission, the head
of the mission may ask for additional documents if deemed necessary.
3. Business Visitor (C-3-4)
A. Eligible Candidates
You are eligible to apply if you are seeking for short-term stay in the ROK for the
purposes of market research, official business, consulting, contract, or installing, fixing,
and running imported/exported machinery or other similar reasons
※ Those who will get paid less than the amount of living expenses during his/her
stay in the ROK are eligible to apply for C-3 visa. However, those coming to the
ROK for mainly profit-making must apply for a C-4 Short-Term Employee visa.
B. Visa Issuance Details
Business Visitor (C-3-4), Maximum 90 days, Single-Entry visa
※ An APEC business card holder is able to enter/exit the ROK multiple times
if his/her purpose of stay is concerned with official business.
< APEC Business Travel Card, ABTC >
Outline : A businessman/woman of APEC members that signed up for ABTC will be given
an APEC Business Travel Card instead of an entry visa in order to promote the
growth of Korean domestic economy.
Members (18 countries): the ROK, Japan, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Philippine, Taiwan,
Thailand, Malaysia, Brunei, Peru, Chile, China, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Singpore,
Vietnam, Mexico, Russia
Visa exemption is monitored in an exclusive aisle, and period of sojourn differs depending on each
member. In the ROK, C-3, 90days, and multiple-entry visa all have the same effects.
C. Required Documents
① Visa Application Form (form #17), Passport, One Standard-Size Photograph, Visa
Fee
- 30 -
VISAS ISSUED
AT THE
DISCRETION OF
THE CHIEF OF
MISSION
 CONTENTS
② A document proving the purpose of your business such as a certificate of business
registration, a photocopy of register certificate or a business invitation card
※ Required documents may differ country by country according to current political,
economic, social situations of each country.
4. Short-Term Business Visitor Under Bilateral/Multilateral Agreements
A. Eligible Applicants
① (Eligible Applicants under the CEPA between Korean and India) You are
an employee of an Indian company and want to visit Korea for preparing
an establishment of an investment company, negotiating for sales of
products&services or others.
② (Eligible Applicants under the Rok-Chille FTA) Those who want to work in research
and construction, manufacturing and production, marketing, sales, distribution,
after-services, general services and others
B. Visa Issuance Details
(If you are case ①) Period of Stay; 90 days, Expiration Period; 3 months
(If you are case ②) Period of Stay; 6 months, Expiration Period; 3 months
C. Required Documents
① (Common Documents) Visa Application Form, Passport, Standard Size Photograph,
Service Fee
② (If you are case ①)
- Any document related to the establishment of your Indian company
- Proof of employment or dispatch order which indicates the period of your
employment/overseas assignment
- Any documents proving that you are coming to Korea to prepare for the
establishment of the investment company, to negotiate product/service sales and
others.
③ (If you are case ②)
- Any documents proving the purpose of your visit; an invitation letter
(the letter also must include a photocopy of a business registration card or
real estate register of the inviting company) 5. Ordinary Tourist (C-3-9) A. Eligible Applicants
- 31 -
VISAS ISSUED
AT THE
DISCRETION OF
THE CHIEF OF
MISSION
 CONTENTS
Procedure for Multiple-Entry Visa (Double-Entry Visa) Valid
for Two Times
You are an ordinary traveller who cannot be categorized under the eligible
applicant for the C-3-2 visa.
※ In order to attract more foreign tourists, KIS would increase the number of visas
to nationals of South East Asian countries if the rates of illegal staying by these
people are low.
B. Visa Issuance Details
Period of Stay; 90 days, Expiration Period : 3 months
C. Required Documents
Visa Application Form, Passport, Standard Size photograph, Service Fee,
Documents proving your financial ability to pay for your living expenses
during your stay in Korea* or documents proving your identity**
* Up to 3 financial proof documents will be designated by the head of a mission,
however, you may be asked to submit additional documents according to
unique needs and situations of each mission.
** If you are considered an eligible applicant for a multiple-entry visa, only one
document will be needed to prove.
- If you have visited an OECD country before, or if you have a valid visa of
the OECD country, you do not have to submit a document proving your
financial ability.
- If you are a student of a South East Asian country, a visa will be issued
based on documents which you have submitted to prove your student
status (ex. proof of enrollment or student ID card) and your parents'
financial abilities.
- (For incentive tourists only) You do not have to submit a financial
document if you have already submitted a reference letter from a
management company.
※ The head of a mission may ask for additional documents,
considering the management company's size, credit rating, past
performances and others.
- 32 -
VISAS ISSUED
AT THE
DISCRETION OF
THE CHIEF OF
MISSION
 CONTENTS
Procedures for Multiple-Entry Visa Issuance
A. Eligible Candidates
An eligible candidate for single-entry visa who would like to enter the ROK twice in
6 months.
B. Visa Issuance Details
Short-Term General (C-3-1~C-3-6), Maximum 30 days, valid for 6 months
C. Required Documents
① A document proving the purpose of your entry (same as the Single-entry visa)
② The standard service fee is US$60.
※ However, nationals of the following countries must pay different rates of services;
Ghana - US$90 / Russia - US$90 / Senegal - US$120 / Azerbaidzhan - US$120,
U.K.- US$220, Austria - US$70, Iran - US$90, Tadzhikistan - US$70,
Kirgizstan - US$80, Australia -US$130, Uzbekistan - US$80
1. Chinese Citizen (C-3-1, C-3-2, C-3-9)
A. Eligible Candidates
1) A professional that requires a national license in order to execute his/her duties such as
doctor, lawyer, accountant and others
2) An assistant professor (or higher) at university (including vocational college), teacher or
a member of teaching staff at elementary, middle, or high school
3) An artist, celebrity, and athlete recognized by the Chief of Mission
4) A person who has entered the ROK as a tour guide of travel agencies which
serve Chinese group tourists only, with no criminal records (illegal sojourn, etc.).
* This refers to a tour guide of travel agencies that specialize in serving a certain
group of tourists only and that is designated by the government of the
Republic of Korea (A tour guide of group-tourists travel agencies in general is
excluded from this definition).
5) A person who has visited the ROK or OECD member countries more than two
times and who has no criminal or illegal immigration records. (*Entry based on
visa exemption and as a group tourist to Jeju is NOT counted towards the total visits
you have made to the RoK)
- 33 -
VISAS ISSUED
AT THE
DISCRETION OF
THE HEADS OF
DIPLOMATIC
MISSIONS
 CONTENTS
6) A person who has visited the ROK on a medical tourism visa and who has no
criminal and illegal immigration records.
7) A person who has proved his/her real estate, financial, or business assets worth
more than 5,000,000 yuan
8) A public/civil servant or an employee of government-owned companies
9) A corporate executive who has invested more than $1,000,000 (approximately
1,000,000,000 KRW) in the Republic of Korea
10) An executive or employee of an airline or shipline making providing regular
service to the ROK
11) A VIP customer of an internationally accepted credit card above the Gold-Card
level
12) A person whose monthly income is more than 5000 yuans (60,000 yuans for annual income)
13) A retiree at the age of 55 or older collecting his/her pension
14) A graduate from listed universities on the 211 project
* Please see http://www.moe.edu.cn/edoas/website18/51/info1207097171157851.htm
15) A manager (or higher level) or an employee (six months of work or longer), who is
working at a listed company from the 500 major corporations selected by Chinese
Company Association
* Please check 'http://www.cec-ceda.org.cn' for your reference
16) A person who has purchased a membership card (worth 30,000,000
KRW or above) of a condominium located in Korea*
* verified through a certificate of acquisition tax payment
17) Parents, Parents-In-Law, Unmarried Child*, Spouse of a valid
multiple-entry C-3 visa holder
* A person with multiple nationalities must follow the 'Guidelines of
People with Multiple Nationalities' except a multiple-entry C-3-8 visa
holder
18) Residents of Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Shenzhen (must be
registered with their local authorities)
19) an executive of a private enterprise which has an annual trade
turnover amount of US$30,000 or above with Korea or a person who
has worked for such company as a permanent employee for 2 years
or more.
- 34 -
VISAS ISSUED
AT THE
DISCRETION OF
THE HEADS OF
DIPLOMATIC
MISSIONS
 CONTENTS
B. Visa Issuance Details
If this is your first time to request a multiple-entry visa
- Short-Term General (C-3-1, C-3-2, C-3-9), 30 days of period of sojourn, Valid for 3 years
- However, if you have visited the ROK or any OECD member country once as an
individual tourist and you have no criminal and illegal immigration records, a
multiple-entry visa valid for one year (30 day sojourn period) shall be issued to you.
If you have visited the ROK or any OECD member country twice as an individual
tourist and you have no criminal and illegal immigration records, a multiple-entry
visa valid for 3 years (30 day sojourn period) shall be issued to you.
※ Notwithstanding a multiple-entry visa valid for 3 years, the immigration office may
request your proof of employment in order to check for possibilities of illegal sojourn.
If you have previously received a multiple-entry visa valid for 3 years
- Short-Term General (C-3-1, C-3-2, C-3-9), 30 days of period of sojourn, Valid for 5
years
C Required Documents
Visa Application Form (Form #17), passport, one standard-size photograph, fee
Two different documents proving your identity and financial ability to support
yourself during your stay in the ROK
< Examples of Documents Proving Your Identity
and Financial Ability >
Proof of employment, credit card statement for the past 6 months, Certificate of Social
Insurance Registration, Tax Clearance Certificate, University Degree, Permanent
Residence Certificate, Invitation Card from a specific institution, a document proving
that you have collected your pension, proof of employment which verifies that you
have worked at a company as an executive or a permanent employee, statistics on
trade deals with Korea and others.
※ Additional documents may be asked for closer examination if deemed necessary.
2. Eligible Candidates Outlined in the Agreement Between the
Government of the Republic of Korea and the Government of
Mongolia on the Facilitation of the Issuance of Visas (C-3-1,
C-3-2, C-3-9)
A. Eligible Candidates
- 35 -
VISAS ISSUED
AT THE
DISCRETION OF
THE HEADS OF
DIPLOMATIC
MISSIONS
 CONTENTS
A permanent resident of any OECD country (excluding Korea) or a person who has
visited any OECD country at least twice in the past two years
A public/civil servant or an employee/executive(manager or higher) working at
government-owned companies
An executive (manager of higher) of an airline or shipline making providing
regular service to the ROK
A VIP of an internationally-accepted credit card company (Gold or Platinum Card
Holder)
A person who has visited the ROK at least four times in the past two years, or five
times in total.
A person invited by government-owned companies in order to do consulting or
contract works, or a person that wants to establish a company in the ROK for energy
development and sales of resources
Parents or children of a person who acquired Korean nationality, A spouse of a
Korean national that resides in Mongolia, children/parents-in-law of a
Korean national that maintains his/her marriage with a Mongolian
spouse for more than a year after the marriage registration in both
countries
A spouse or underage children of a C-3 Short-Term General multiple-entry visa holder
B. Required Documents
Visa Application Form (form #17), passport, one standard-size photograph, fee
Each mission designates different types of required documents after reviewing the list
of required documents outlined in the special table 3, in accordance with their needs
and circumstances.
C. Visa Issuance Details
Short-Term General (C-3-1, C-3-2, C-3-9), 90 days of period of sojourn, valid for one
year
※ Period of sojourn is extended from 30 days to 90 days in accordance
with the Exchange of Notes on the Simplification of Entry/Exit
Procedures Between the Government of the Republic of Korea and the
Government of Mongolia in 2009.
- 36 -
VISAS ISSUED
AT THE
DISCRETION OF
THE HEADS OF
DIPLOMATIC
MISSIONS
 CONTENTS
- A person with a multiple-entry visa valid for one year, whose previous status
of stay is in good standing and who has visited the ROK twice in the past
: 90 days of period of stay, valid for 3 year
- A person with a multiple-entry visa valid for three years, whose previous status of
stay is in good standing : 90 days of period of stay, valid for 5 years
D. Visa Issuance Fee Exemption
A Mongolian citizen is exempt from visa issuance fee based on the principle of
reciprocity in accordance with the Agreement between the Government of the Republic
of Korea and the Government of Mongolia on the Facilitation of Issuance of Visas
- For a visitor without a visa, he/she will be exempt from visa issuance fee if he/she
extends period of stay within 90 days from the date of entry.
- However, entry-permit fee will be separately charged if you receive the permit at the
airport.
3. Multiple-Entry Visa Issuance for A Citizen of South-East Asian
Countries (C-3-1, C-3-2, C-3-9)
A. Eligible Countries for the Issuance
A citizen of Myanmar, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Laos, Nepal, Pakistan,
Philippine, Vietnam, India, and Bangladesh seeking short-term stay in the
Republic of Korea for travel
B. Eligible Candidates
A permanent resident of any OECD country (excluding the ROK) or a person who has
visited the ROK at least twice (or more) in the past four years or visited at least four
times (or more) in the past two years.
※ If you are a group tour guide, visiting the ROK once (or more) in the past two
years is accepted.
A public/civil servant, employee of government-owned company, employee of an
airline or shipline providing regular service to the ROK
A VIP of an internationally accepted credit card (Gold or Platinum Card Holder) or
a person whose annual income is higher than $8000)
A person planning to do consulting and contract works on the basis of the invitation
from a Korea's government-owned company, or a person entering for sales and
- 37 -
VISAS ISSUED
AT THE
DISCRETION OF
THE HEADS OF
DIPLOMATIC
MISSIONS
 CONTENTS
developments of resources and energy with the ROK.
Important figures or interest parties attending international events․conferences upon
the invitations of the Government of the ROK and public institutions.
An executive member of a corporation or the CEO of a company (have been employed
for at least one year)
Media staff such as journalist, producer, editor and others (have been employed for
at least one year)
Professionals (i.e. doctor, lawyer, accountant, assistant professor or higher); important
figures, famous artist, athlete, writer, celebrity and others acknowledged by the head of
diplomatic mission
A person at the age of 55 or older collecting his/her pension
An international student who graduated from a vocational college or higher in the
Republic of Korea
A spouse, children, or parents (including the parents who acquired Korean nationality) 
of a person with a foreign nationality
※ A spouse of a Korean national will be excluded from the eligible candidate list
if he/she is requesting the visa for his/her marriage.
A spouse or underage children of a Short-Term General (C-3) visa holder*
* This includes previous qualifications for a Short-Term Business (C-2) or a
Short-Term General (C-3) visa
C. Visa Issuance Details
If this is your first time to apply for a multiple-entry short-term visit visa
- Short-Term General (C-3-1, C-3-2, C-3-9), less than 90 days of period of sojourn, valid
for 3 years
- However, if you have visited Korea once before and have no criminal records such
as illegal stay, you will be given a visa valid for 1 year with the period of stay for
30 days. If you have visited Korea twice or more in the past, you will be given a visa
valid for 3 years with the period of stay for 30 days.
If you have enough experiences for a multiple-entry visa which is valid for 3 years
- Short-Term General (C-3-1, C-3-2, C-3-9), 30 days of period of stay, valid for 5 years
D. Required Documents
Each mission designates different types of required documents after reviewing the list
of required documents outlined in the special table in accordance with their needs and
circumstances.
- 38 -
VISAS ISSUED
AT THE
DISCRETION OF
THE HEADS OF
DIPLOMATIC
MISSIONS
 CONTENTS
4. Multiple-Entry Visa Issuance for a Citizen of Countries for
Resource Diplomacy (C-3-1 or C-3-4)
A. Eligible Countries
Russia, Jordan, Turkemenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Algeria, Azerbaizan, Mongolia,
Bolivia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Angola, Nigeria, Congo, Libya
B. Eligible Candidates for Visa Issuance
A permanent resident of any OECD member country (excluding the ROK), or a person
who has visited any OECD member country at least twice in the past two years
A public/civil servant or an employee/executive of government-owned companies
An executive or employee of an airline or shipline providing regular service to
the ROK
A VIP of an internationally-accepted credit card (Gold or Platinum Card holder)
A person who has visited the ROK at least four times in the past two years, or five
times in total
※ A citizen of Russia is eligible to apply for a multiple-entry visa even if
he/she has visited the ROK only once in the past year in accordance with
the “Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Korea and the
Government of the Russian Federation on the Facilitation of the Issuance of
Visas for Short-Term Visits by Their Respective Nationals”
A person invited by government-owned companies in order to do consulting or
contract works, or a person who wants to establish a company in the ROK for energy
development and sales of resources
Children or a spouse of a national with foreign nationality
A spouse of underage children of a short-term general (C-3-1 or C-3-9) multiple-entry
visa holder
※ This includes a person owning dual visas such as Short-Term Business (C-2) and
Short-Term General (C-3) visas
C. Visa Issuance Details
Short-Term General (C-3-1 or C-3-9), Valid for 1 year, 30 Days of Period of
Sojourn
D. Required Documents
① Visa Application Form (enclosed form #17), passport, one standard-size photograph, fee
② Each mission designates different types of required documents after reviewing the list
of required documents outlined in the special table, in accordance with their needs and
- 39 -
VISA ISSUED AT
THE
DISCRETION OF
THE HEADS OF
DIPLOMATIC
MISSIONS
 CONTENTS
circumstances.
5. Multiple-Entry Visa Issuance for family members of a person who
acquired Korean nationality
A. Eligible Candidates
Children or parents of a person who acquired Korean nationality (including marriage
immigrants)
Underage children or parents of a person maintaining a normal marital relationship
with a Korean citizens national after the marriage registrations in both countries.
B. Visa Issuance Details
Short-Term General(C-3-1), 90 days of period of sojourn, valid for 1 year,
Multiple-Entry Visa
C. Required Documents
① Visa Application Form (Form #17), photocopy of passport
② A document proving your family relations
6. Multiple-Entry visa for Korean Chinese (C-3-8)
A. Eligible Applicants
You are overseas Korean defined in Article 2(2) of the「Act on Immigration and Legal
Status of Overseas Korean」, and aged below 60.
B. Visa Issuance Details
Valid for 3 years (C-3-8, 090), Multiple-entry visa
※ Irrespective of jurisdictional areas of each mission, a visa can be
issued with no problem.
C. Required Documents
Visa Application Form, a photocopy of passport
Official government documents of your country which proves you are overseas
Korean (ex. Resident Card, Population Registry, etc)
7. The Agreement on Simplifying Visa Procedures between the
Government of the Republic of Korea and the Government of the
Republic of India in regards to Visa Issuance
A. Business-Related Visa
- 40 -
VISA THAT CAN
BE ISSUED AT
THE
DISCRETION OF
THE HEAD OF
DIPLOMATIC
MISSION
 CONTENTS
Eligible Candidates : Business visitor
- A person working in international trade, preparing for the establishment of business
venture and visiting for a business feasibility study
- A person planning for purchase and sales of industrial products
- A person travelling to the ROK to carry out business and investment related activities
Visa Issuance Details
- Short-Term Visit(C-3-4), 90 days of period of sojourn
B. Other Short-Term Visas
Eligible Candidates
- A tourist and his/her family
․ A citizen of India and his/her family traveling to the ROK for the purpose of pure
tourism (spouse, children, parents)
- Other short-term visitor and his/her family
․ A person attending a conference, negotiation, meeting, exchange program or an
event hosted by international organizations, international athletic competition
․Family members, relatives, assistants of the person defined above
* Family members and relatives : spouse, children, parents, siblings,
grand-parents and grand-children who have the same nationality as the
applicant
․ Family members and relatives of an Indian citizen staying in the ROK for long-term
Visa Issuance Details
- Eligible Candidates
․ A tourist and his/her family members : Short-Term Visit (C-3-2)
․ Other visitors : Short-Term General (C-3-1)
Required documents for different types of candidates
- Tourist and Family Member
․All Applicants: a document proving your financial ability to afford the trip
(Certificate of Income Tax Payment for the past 2 years or bank account balance
for the past 6 months)
․ If you are a student who is under the age of 30 : this can be substituted by your
parents' financial statement
- If you are attending, a conference, meeting, negotiation, exchange program or an event
hosted by international organizations : an official invitation card issued by the host
- 41 -
VISA THAT CAN
BE ISSUED AT
THE
DISCRETION OF
THE HEAD OF
DIPLOMATIC
MISSION
country is needed.
- If you are participating in an international athletic competition or if you are one of the
staff hired for the competition : an official invitation card issued by the host institution
is needed.
- If you are a family member or a relative of the person who is living in the ROK for
a long term : a document issued by your government, which proves you are a family
member or a relative of that person, is needed.
* A document issued by government : this refers to a document issued by
the Government of the Republic of India, such as a passport that
indicates the family record or a document that proves you are a family
member or a relative of the person living in the ROK
․ A copy of alien registration card or a visa of the person living in the ROK for a
long term
ELIGIBILITY FOR
VISA ISSUANCE
CONFIRMATION
LETTER
 CONTENTS
1. A Multiple-Entry visa issuance regarding a real-estate foreign
investor
A. Eligible Candidates
A person who has met all conditions listed by the Minister of Justice to be considered
as a real-estate foreign investor and who wishes to frequently travel to the ROK
without alien registration
Accompanied family members (parents, spouse, children, parents-in-law) of the person
defined above
B. Permit Conditions
An applicant must prove him/herself that he/she has invested foreign capitals more
than the standard amount of investment* into his/her respective construction project
* Jeju Island, Gyung island in Yeosu : 5 billion won / Alpensia in Pyeongchang
: 10 billion won / Yeongjong Area in Incheon : 15 billion won
C. Grounds for Disqualifications
If you have violated the Immigration Act three times in the past two years from the
date of your application submitted (not including the fines and penalties), you will be
disqualified for the visa issuance
If you committed a crime and was sentence to imprisonment or heavier penalty
If you have been involved with any illegitimate activities considered as grounds for
prohibition on entry or If you are thought to harm the national security, social order,
public welfare and other national interests of the Republic of Korea
You have rented or gotten a mortgage for a place for a long term (6 months or more)
- 42 -
ELIGIBILITY FOR
VISA ISSUANCE
CONFIRMATION
LETTER
 CONTENTS
within the standard amount of investment
If you have submitted a fake document
D. Details on a Certification of Confirmation of Visa Issuance
Short-Term General (C-3-1), 90 days of period of sojourn, Multiple-Entry visa
valid for 3 years
E. Required Documents
① Application for Visa Issuance, a copy of passport,
② Certified copy of real estate register, a real-estate contract
③ Membership certificate confirmed and issued by the Korea Leisure Condominium
Management Association, membership certificate and deposit receipt issued by the
selling company (for members only)
④ Certificate of foreign exchange purchase (Receipt of Wire Transfer, proof of money
transfer and other documents indicating that you have brought foreign capitals to the
Republic of Korea)
⑤ Certificate for Vacancy of Unsold New House (only for persons who
invested in an unsold new house, Appendix 4)
⑥ Residence Record of the House (only for persons who invested in an
unsold new house, issued by the head of Eup, Myeon and Dong, effective
only for five days from the issue date)
A certificate of family relations (only when you apply for a dependent family visa)
⑥ Official letter from the respective company, which indicates that you are a member
of their current executive body or oligopolistic stockholder. You also need the entire
list of their executives and stockholders (for executives or stockholders of the com
pany only)
2. Foreign Investors under the Immigrant Investor Scheme
for Public Business and their accompanying family
members (C-3-1)
A. Eligible Applicants
If you are a foreign investor, foreign company executive, stockholder or immediate family mem
ber of such a person (parents, spouse, children, parents-in-law*) who would like to visit Korea any
time without alien registration, you are eligible to apply.
- 43 -
ELIGIBILITY FOR
VISA ISSUANCE
CONFIRMATION
LETTER
 CONTENTS
* C-3 Short-Term General visas are given to those who would like to visit Korea for a short period
of time, therefore the range of accompanying family members are different from those of F-2 Resident
and F-5 Permanent Resident visas.
B. Permission Requirements
You must prove that you have invested at least the minimum investment amount of money
through foreign currency, and shall not fall under any of the following conditions below.
- You have violated the Korea Immigration Act at least 3 times within the past 3 years (not
including the fines)
- You have been sentenced to imprisonment or worse
- You are considered to be a harm to national interests, such as security, public well being, and
others
- You have submitted forged documents
C. Application Center
If you have invested in the Korea Finance Corporation, you must apply at the Sejongno
Immigration Branch Office
If you have invested in a community development project, you must apply at a local immigration
office where the project operator is registered with.
D. Visa Issuance Details
a confirmation of visa issuance for a multiple entry visa valid for 3 years will be
given : D-3-1 Business General, Period of Stay 90 days
In order to change your status to F-5 Permanent Resident, you must apply for a change of
F-2 Resident status as well as alien registration.
E. Required Documents
① Application form, photocopy of passport, fee
② Any documents proving that you have paid your investment money (investment confirmatio
n stamped by the head of a relevant investment recruiting agency, wire transfer rece
ipt, and etc.)
③ Any documents proving the inflow of the foreign money (Certificate of Purchas
ed Foreign Currency)
④ Family Relations Certificate (limited to a case where spouse of investor or minor children, parents
apply for the visa)
⑤ For retired immigrant investors, documents demonstrating their financial assets worth at least 300 milli
on KRW (i.e. deposits, assets such as real estate)
⑥ Official letter from the respective company, which indicates that you are a member of their current
executive body or oligopolistic stockholder. You also need the entire list of their executives and
- 44 -
ELIGIBILITY FOR
VISA ISSUANCE
CONFIRMATION
LETTER
 CONTENTS
stockholders (for executives or stockholders of the company only)
3. You are invited by a foreign patient recruiting medical institution or
foreign patient recruiting agency
A. Eligible Candidates
A foreign patient who desires to enter the ROK for treatment or recuperation, being
invited by government-designated medical institutes* for foreigners
Spouse or family member entering for the foreign patient's care
* A party registering him/herself as an agent or a medical institute to attract foreign
patients, recognized by the Minister of Health, Welfare and Family Affairs in
accordance with the Korean Medical Laws
B. Eligible Inviters
A party registering him/herself as an agent or a medical institute to attract foreign
patients in accordance with the Korean Medical Laws
Permission shall be given only if a recognized inviter requests for Confirmation of Visa
Issuance via online (HuNet)
C. Certificate of Confirmation of Visa Issuance Details
If your treatment or duration of trip is 90 days or less : Visa type C-3-3, 90 days of
period of sojourn
Those who have references from the foreign patient recruiting medical institution or
foreign patient recruiting agency OR those who have visited the RoK on a medical visa
before and who presents no risk for illegal stay will be given multiple entry visas.
(References are needed)
If your treatment or duration of trip is 91 days or longer : Visa type G-1-10,
multiple-entry visa for one year
D. Others
A spouse or immediate family members of the patient will be given a same type of
visa or a certificate of Confirmation of Visa Issuance as the patient
E. Required Documents
① Application for a confirmation of visa issuance (Form 21), a copy of passport, a
photograph in standardized format
② A document proving the purpose of treatment issued by a medical institute
③ A document proving your financial ability to afford the treatment and living expenses
while you are here
※ If the inviter vouches for the patient, the patient does not have to submit the
finance-related documents
④ A copy of business registration and a registration certificate of the inviter (medical
- 45 -
ELIGIBILITY FOR
VISA ISSUANCE
CONFIRMATION
LETTER
institute)
※ If the institute is registered at HuNet, you do not have to submit documents
mentioned above
⑤ A document proving family relations (Marriage Certificate, Certificate of Family
Relation Records, Birth Certificate and others)
* Limited to a patient in need of a spouse and immediate family
members to be accompanied
4. An invitee of VIP corporations of 'Invitation Procedure for
Foreigners'
A. Eligible Candidates
An invitee of VIP corporations․associations selected by HuNet Korea(www.visa.go.kr)
※ In order to be selected as VIP corporations, the companies and associations
shall be recommended by the Administrator of Small-and-Medium Business
Association, the Chairman of Korea Federation of Small and Medium
Business, the CEO of the Korea International Trade Association (Please see the
list of VIP corporations)
B. Visa Issuance Confirmation Details
A C-3-6 Business Visitor (sponsored) visa for an invitee of VIP corporations, 90 days
of period of sojourn, a multiple-entry visa valid for one year
C. Required Documents
① An Application for Visa Issuance (form 21), passport, a photograph in
standardized format
② Proof of Employment ③ An invitation card issued by VIP corporations
Remarks
 CONTENTS
1. Restrictions on a diplomatic mission abroad for visa issuance
Nationals of countries that cause a large number of illegal immigrants (21 states) or
that sponsor terrorists , by principle, must apply for a visa at a Korean diplomatic
mission in their respective countries. Nonetheless, if the nationals have obtained
permanent residence, re-entry permits․permissions for reentry from a third country,
then they are allowed to apply at a Korean diplomatic mission in the respective third
countries
* jae wook LEE님에 의해서 게시물 복사되었습니다 (2016-06-07 12:53)


http://taxnlaw.co.kr/

  추천하기   [HOME]  [bitly]  [반전해제]  목록보기

Copyright 1999-2018 Zeroboard / skin by zero
일부 항목은 회원가입후 login하셔야 글을 읽고 쓰실 수 있습니다.
본 site의 정보는 영리를 목적으로 제공하는 것이 아니며, 이곳에 등재된 모든 글은 "공개"된 대법원판례에 기한 것으로 실명과 무관합니다.

세금과 법률
세금과 법률, 부동산경매, 토지수용, 이민(TAX & LAW, REAL ESTATE, IMMIGRATION)
변호사 이재욱(한국, 미국)
우)06653
서울특별시 서초구 서초동 1589-5 센츄리1 오피스텔 412호
서울특별시 서초구 반포대로14길 30 (센츄리오피스텔) 412호.
Suite 412, Banpo-daero 14-gil 30, Seocho-gu, Seoul, Korea, 06653

email: jawala.lee@gmail.com
연락전화: +82-010-6350-1799 / 미국전화: +1-323-553-1799

세금과 법률, 부동산경매, 토지수용, 이민
(TAX & LAW, REAL ESTATE, IMMIGRATION)

TAX & LAW, ART DEALING, IMMIGRATION
ATTORNEY AT LAW(KOREA, USA, ILLINOIS)
KOREA CELL: +82-010-6350-1799 / U.S.A., CELL: +1-323-553-1799
email: jawala.lee@gmail.com
우)06653
Suite 412, Banpo-daero 14-gil 30, Seocho-gu, Seoul, Korea, 06653