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→   C VISA
→   D VISA
→   E VISA
→   F VISA
→   G VISA
→   H VISA
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→   PASSPORT OF KOREA
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From Here, Family Visitor(F-1) Starts !

ACTIVITIES
ALLOWED AND
ELIGIBLE
APPLICANTS
Sojourn for the purpose of visiting relatives or family or dependent, organizing household, and
other similar activities
- Overseas Koreans who have special privileges for working visit visas (Chinese-Koreans born before
October 1st, Former-Soviet Koreans born before August 15th, 1945)
- Household employee of a staff member at a diplomatic mission abroad in Korea
- A cohabitee of an A-1 Diplomat visa holder or A-3 International Agreement visa holder, but you
are not a part of the household.
- Family of overseas Koreans visa holders (F-4) (spouse and underage children)
- Parents of underage international students who are planning to attend or already attending an
educational institute such as a high school or below
- Children who are at the age of 21 or older or other family members of a SOFA applicant
- A spouse or an underage child of an F-2 Resident visa holder (eligible to apply for an alteration
of visa type)
- A person who needs to stay in Korea for a long time due to unavoidable circumstance (eligible
to apply for the alteration of the visa type)
MAXIMUM
LENGTH OF STAY
You are allowed to stay for up to 2 years
VISAS ISSUED AT
THE DISCRETION
OF THE HEAD OF
THE DIPLOMATIC
MISSION
 CONTENTS
1. Parents of foreign talents, investors and students (F-1-15) A. Requirements for Inviters
(Foreign Talents) Long-term News Coverage (D-5), Intra-Company Transferee (D-7),
Corporate/Foreign Investor (D-8), International Trade (D-9), and from Professor (E-1) to
Foreign National of Special Ability (E-7) visa holders whose annual income is twice per
capita GNI of the previous year or more
- Including persons who have changed his/her status of stay to F-2, F-5, etc. while
maintaining the same activities falling under the above statuses
(Investors) Registered foreigners who have invested 300 million KRW or more in Korea
and stayed in the country for 6 months or more in accordance with the Foreign
Investment Promotion Act, the Foreign Exchange Transaction Act and the Immigrant
Investor Scheme.
(Students) Foreign students enrolled in a master's/doctoral program of Korea who have
stayed in the country for 6 months or more
- However, if the accompanying family members including invitees are more than three,
they should prove that they have at least 50% of per capita GNI of the previous year
in Korea for annual living expenses in addition to tuition.
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VISAS ISSUED AT
THE DISCRETION
OF THE HEAD OF
THE DIPLOMATIC
MISSION ABROAD
 CONTENTS
Required Documents
① An application for visa issuance confirmation (enclosed form No. 21), passport, one
standard-size photograph
② A statement of invitation (suggesting that the invitee would not seek a job)
③ A reference letter
④ Documents proving family relations
⑤ Documents proving inviter's income/invested money/living expenses
※ The Chief of Mission abroad may request/omit additional documents if it is deemed necessary
to examine the purpose of the invitation, genuineness of the invitation and the qualifications
of the inviter and the invitee.
Chinese-Koreans born before Oct. 1st, 1949
Former Soviet-Koreans born before Oct. 15, 1945
Required Documentation
Common
Application
① Visa Issuance Application Form (form #17), passport, one standard size
photograph, fee
② Any official documents to prove you are overseas Korean
※ The Chief of Mission abroad may request/omit additional documents if it is deemed necessary
to examine the purpose of the invitation, genuineness of the invitation and the qualifications
of the inviter and the invitee.
B. Requirements for Invitees
(Eligible Invitees) Parents of inviters or inviters' spouse
(Permitted Number of Invitees) A maximum of 2 invitees can stay in Korea at the same
time.
C. Application for Confirmation of Visa Issuance
The inviter applies for a F-1-15 Family Visitor visa or confirmation of visa issuance (single-entry,
90 days or less) to the jurisdictional immigration (branch) office.
1. A multiple-entry visa will be issued to overseas elderly Koreans who have visa privileges (F-1-10)
Eligible Applicants: Overseas Koreans who has a privilege to apply for Visiting Employment visa
Visa Issuance : a multiple-entry visiting and joining family visa (F-1-10, 90 days) valid for one
year will be issued
2. Accompanied parents of international students at the high school level or
below (F-1-13)
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VISAS ISSUED AT
THE DISCRETION
OF THE HEAD OF
THE DIPLOMATIC
MISSION
 CONTENTS
A. Eligible Applicants
You are a family member (2 chon or closer) of an international student who has been
accepted to a recognized educational* organization and is planning to enroll or already
enrolled in such institution while paying for his/her own tuition. Also, you satisfy
certain financial requirements to be a sponsor. (Please note that a sponsor is allowed
to fund only one student.) **
*「Elementary school, middle school, high school in accordance with Article 2(1) to (3)
of the「Elementary and Secondary Education Act」(not including air school, higher
civic school, broadcasting and correspondence middle school·high school, and high
technical school), Foreigner school* among all types of schools (not including
alternative school) in accordance with Article 2(5) of the aformentioned act, Foreign
educational institution in accordance with Article 2(2) of the「Special Act on
Establishment and Management of Foreign Educational Institutions in Free Economic
Zones and Jeju International City」. ** Please note that in principle, a parent of a student on a full scholarship offered and invited
by a government organization and a private firm is not eligible for accompanying family
visa.
- Staying Expenses (annual living expenses)
· Annual living expenses: approximately 12 million KRW per person
- Financial Requirements (for nationals of 21 states where many illegal immigrants come
from)
· If you are a national of 21 states indicated below, your annual income must be at least
26 million KRW or you must possess financial assets worth of 140 million KRW.
**
* <21 countries>: China, Philippine, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Mongolia, Thailand,
Pakistan, Sri Lanka, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Iran, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan,
Ukraine, Nigeria, Ghana, Egypt, Peru
** To prove your financial conditions, you can choose either the annual income amount
or the net worth of your financial assets. You can also combine your income and
assets with your partners'.
- Other conditions
· If you have been fined at least 2 million KRW or given a notice of disposition, for
violating the Immigration Control Act of the Republic of Korea within the past 5
years, or if you have been deported or have received a departure order, a visa
(including a confirmation of visa issuance) will NOT be issued.
B. Delegation of Authority
Visa (the Chief of Mission)
- Accompanying parent of an international student who is paying for his/her own tuition
(2 chon or closer)
- In principle, you must apply at a Korean embassy/consulate general in a country where
you are currently residing or where the last school of the international student is
located.
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VISAS ISSUED AT
THE DISCRETION
OF THE HEAD OF
A DIPLOMATIC
MISSION
 CONTENTS
Required
Documents
Common
Applica
tion
① Visa Issuance Application Form (form #17), Passport, One Standard-Size
Photograph, Fee
② Acceptance letter or proof of enrollment
③ Documents demonstrating family relations (Both original and translated
copies must be submitted, brith certificate and etc.)
④ Documents demonstrating living expenses (i.e. a bank account balance
statement proving that the standard amount of money has been deposited for
at least 1 month)
⑤ Documents demonstrating your financial ability (limited to a national
of a country where many illegal immigrants come from)
- Receipt for earned income tax withholding issued
(authenticated and notarized) by a bank or a
domestic/international government organization, Real Estate
Property Ownership Certificate, Real Estate Contract, Bank
Account Balance Statement and etc.
※ The Chief of Mission may ask additional documents in order to examine the
purpose of entry, genuineness of the invitation, and qualifications of the inviter
and invitee
REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION
COMMON
APPLICATION
① Application for the visa issuance (form no.17), passport, one standard size
photograph, fee
② Official documents sent from a foreign diplomatic mission abroad for
cooperation
③ Labor contract
④ A copy of employer identification
※ The head of a diplomatic mission abroad may request/omit additional documents if it is deemed
necessary to examine the entry purpose, genuineness of the invitation, and the qualificatins of
the inviter and the invitee
- Period of Stay: within 1 year, Single Entry
3. A single-entry visa valid for one year or less will be issued to a nanny of a staff member at a
diplomatic mission in Korea while holding the same nationality as the staff. (F-1-21)
A visa will be issued to citizens of countries that do not have an embassy in Korea only if he/she
has received an approval from the Minister of Justice or a visa issaunce confirmation from the head
of an immigration (branch) office (e.g. an Indian ambassador to Korea hires a nanny with philippine
nationality)
4. Foreign household employee of investor and professional labor (F-1-22, F-1-23, F-1-24)
Eligible Applicants
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VISAS ISSUED AT
THE DISCRETION
OF THE HEAD OF
A DIPLOMATIC
MISSION
 CONTENTS
REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION
① Application for the visa issuance (form no.17), passport, one standard size photograph, fee
② Foreign Investment Declaration form (a certificate of corporate register or a copy of business
registration) or a copy of business registration of the investor company
※ However, if you are subject to item(b) of a corporate investor visa (*1(17) of the enforcement
ordinance), please submit the following documents instead of above ones.
‣ Business venture confirmation or prospective venture confirmation
‣ Industrial property, a document proving the rights and equivalent
skills
③ A proof of employment of an employer (personal reference)
④ A document proving the income status of the employer
- Receipt for Earned Income Tax withholding, Certificate of Income Amount, payslip, a copy of
your bankbook
⑤ A document proving the current employment status of domestic temporary workers (If your
investment worth less than US$500,000)
※ e.g. receipt for earned income tax withholding, certificate of income amount, payslip, a copy
of bankbook and others
⑥ Labor contract for household employee
⑦ Personal Reference
⑧ A document proving a level of education of the household employee
⑨ A document proving that the household employee has been hired by the employer for at least
one year or more
※ e.g. labor contract, payslip, a copy of bankbook
※ The head of a diplomatic mission abroad may request/omit additional documents if it is deemed
necessary to examine the purpose of your entry, genuineness of the invitation, and the
qualifications of the inviter and the invitee.
- The household employee must have been employed for at least 1 year by the same employer in
other countries
Institutes responsible for accepting the application
- Your country's diplomatic mission in Korea (if you are staying in a third country to acquire a
permanent residency and employment for a long time, you can apply it at a Korean consulate
general or embassy in the country you are currently staying)
Visa Issuances (High net worth investor: F-1-22, Technology Investor: F-1-23, Professional Labor:
F-1-24)
- If you are a qualified candidate, the head of a diplomatic mission may issue either a visiting and
joining visa(F1) or a single-entry visa at his/her discretion. But if you are considered one of those
excellent work force, then a visa will be issued after your application is approved by the Minister
of Justice.
5. A single-entry visiting and joining family visa valid for one year or less will be issued
to a person temporarily visiting a Diplomat (A-1) or International Agreement (A-3) visa
holder and who is not a part of the household.
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VISAS ISSUED AT
THE DISCRETION
OF THE HEAD OF
A DIPLOMATIC
MISSION
 CONTENTS
REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION
COMMON
APPLICATION
① Application for the visa issuance (form no.17), passport, one standard
size photograph, fee
② A document proving a biological relation (population census, resident
identification and etc.)
③ A document proving the necessity of living together or long-term stay
※ A spouse, a child who is under age 21 or a parent or other relatives
of a SOFA applicant who receives more than half of the living
expenses from the US army are considered as A-3 International
Agreement visa applicants.
※ The head of a diplomatic mission abroad may request/omit additional documents if it is deemed
necessary to examine the purpose of the entry, genuineness of the invitation and the
qualifications of the inviter and the invitees
REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION
COMMON
APPLICATION
① Application for the visa issuance (form no. 17), passport, one standard size
photograph, fee
② Overseas Korean (F-4) visa holder's domestic address declaration or a copy
of visa issuance details (including a copy of your passport)
③ A document proving a family relation
※ The head of a diplomatic missions abroad may request/omit additional documents if it is
deemed necessary to examine the purpose of the entry, genuineness of the invitation, and the
qualifications of the inviter and the invitee.
6. A multiple-entry visa valid for one year will be issued to a family member (F-1-9, 90
days) of an overseas Korean visa (F-4) holder
Eligible Applicants : a child or a spouse of an overseas korean visa holder (F-4)
Visa Issuance : a multiple-entry visa valid for one year will be issued to visiting and joining
family visas holders (F-1-9, 90 days)
※ a family member of those who are subject to F-4(23-27) is not entitled to apply for F-1-9
visa(valid for 90days).
6. A single-entry visa valid for one year or less will be issued to a parent of an international student
planning to attend a high school or lower or already attending it.
Visa issuance
- A single-entry visa(F-1-13) valid for one year or less(within the period of his/her child's stay) will
be issued to a parent of an international student, when the parent's reason to stay and financial
ability to support his/her child is verified.
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REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION
COMMON
APPLICATION
① Application for the visa issuance (form no. 17), passport, one standard size
photograph, fee
② Other documents proving your (prospective) matriculation such as an
acceptance letter or a proof of enrollment
③ Documents proving a family relation such as a birth certificate, and a
certificate of biological relation
④ Any documents proving your current financial status
- Certificate of bank balances (more than US$10,000 that has been deposited
for at least 1month) or wire transfer or certificate of exchange (worth more
than US$10,000)
- receipts of school tuition, miscellaneous fees (application fee, admission fee,
housing fee)
≪References : KIS Jeju(Korea International School) school tuition
and miscellaneous fees≫
Fees: Elementary (KRW17,000,000), Middle (KRW18,000,000)
Application fee KRW800,000, Admission fee KRW 3,000,000, Textbook
Deposits KRW 300,000, School Bus Fee KRW 2,100,000, House Fee TBD
(Beneficiary charge)
⑤ Personal References*
* Considering that most applicants do not have acquaintance in the Republic
of Korea, submitting personal references is, essentially, not a mandatory
requirement, however, if your documents proving your financial status are
inadequate or if personal references are required for special visa
management, you need to hand in the document.
※ The head of a diplomatic mission abroad may request/omit additional documents if it is deemed
necessary to examine the purpose of the entry, genuineness of the invitation, and the
qualifications of the inviter and the invitee
REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION
COMMON
APPLICATION
① Application for the visa issuance (form no. 17), passport, one standard size
photograph, fee
② A document proving a family relation
③ A document proving the necessity of staying together and a long term stay
※ The head of a diplomatic mission abroad may request/omit additional documents if it is deemed
necessary to examine the purpose of the entry, genuineness of the invitation and the
qualifications of the inviter and the invitee
7. A single entry visa valid for one year or less will be issued to children who are age of 21 or olders
or family members SOFA applicants
ELIGIBILITY FOR
THE VISA
ISSUANCE
CONFIRMATION
1. Household employee of investor (F-1-22) and of foreign talents (F-1-24)
Eligible applicants
- Investor or Foreign Talents Household employees that are not eligible to apply for visas issued
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ELIGIBILITY FOR
THE VISA
ISSUANCE
CONFIRMATION
 CONTENTS
REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION
① Application for the visa issuance confirmation (form no.21), passport, one standard size
photograph
② Foreign Investment Declaration (corporate registration certificate or business registration) or a
copy of business registration of investor corporation
※ However, if you are subject to item(b) of a corporate investor visa (*1(17) of the enforcement
ordinance), please submit the following documents instead of the ones above.
‣Venture Business Confirmation or Prospective Venture Business Confirmation
‣Industrial Property, documents proving that you have skills and a right to
use those skills
③ A copy of labor contract
④ A proof of employment(ID) of the employer(high net wealth investor or human resources from
overseas)
⑤ Personal reference
⑥ A document proving your level of education of a household employee
⑦ A document proving the annual income of the employer
- receipt for Earned Income Tax withholding, certificate of income amount, pay slip, a copy of
bankbook
⑧ Additional documents for those who have invested less than US$500,000
- Any documents proving that you are hiring Korean citizens as employees : Receipt for Earned
Income Tax withholding, Certificate of Income Amount, Payslip, Copy of Bankbook and others
※ The head of an immigration (branch) office may request/omit additional documents if it is
deemed necessary to examine genuineness of the invitation and the qualifications of the inviter
and the invitee
REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION
① An application form for confirmation of visa issuance (form no.21), passport, one standard
at the discretion of the head of a diplomatic mission abroad
Visa issuance : visiting and joining family visa(F-1), a single entry visa valid for 90 days or less
2. Household employee for a staff member at a foreign diplomatic mission in Korea (F-1-21)
Eligible Applicants
- If you are inviting a household employee whose nationality is not the same as the inviter,
※ the head of the diplomatic mission may issue a visa to a household employee who has the
same nationality as the inviter, at his/her discretion.
visa issuance : visiting and joining family visa (F-1-21), a single-entry valid for 90 days or less
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size photograph
② Official document of request issued by a diplomatic mission
③ A copy of contract labor
④ A copy of a diplomat ID of the employer
※ The head of an immigration (branch) office may request/omit additional documents if it is
deemed necessary to examine genuineness of the invitation, and the qualifications of the inviter
and the invitee.
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RESIDENT (F-2)
* jae wook LEE님에 의해서 게시물 복사되었습니다 (2016-06-07 12:51)
Up To Here, Family Visitor(F-1) Ends !




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