VISA

  • Foreign nationals entering Korea are generally required to have a valid passport and a Korean visa assigned by overseas branch of Korean embassy or consular offices. For Indian citizens travelling to Korea, a single-entry visa valid for 90 days is usually issued. For people with past travel to Korea, multiple-entry Visa can also be issued.
  • In India, Visa application centres are divided into 4 zones: North (Delhi), East (Kolkata), South (Chennai) and West (Mumbai).
  • North & East zone applicants must apply through VFS office at http://www.vfsglobal.com/korea/india/
  • South & West zone applicants can apply directly at their respective Korean consulate offices.
  • For Tourist Visa:
  • Visa Fee
    INR 2800*
  • Application Processing Time
    Minimum 5 working days(Normal)
    Minimum 2 working days (Express)
  • Documents required to apply for Visa
    • Passport with 6 months validity

    • Application
      form

    • 2 Photographs

    • 1 year ITR and in absence of ITR 6-month bank statement

*Note: For application through VFS, an extra service charge of approx. INR 950 is applicable per person.
** All prices mentioned are subject to revision by Embassy. It is recommended to re-check the costs directly at above given web links.

JEJU ISLAND NO-VISA

The special governing region of Republic of Korea Jeju Island is a no visa island for Indians. However to avail that facility, one must enter Jeju Island directly (without touching the mainland Korea). Jeju International Airport has direct flights from China and Hong Kong.

For Indian travellers, best connection is via Hong Kong by Cathay Pacific/Dragon Air.

Jeju Island, designated as Jeju Special Autonomous Province, lies southwest of the Korean Peninsula and is the largest tourist destination in Korea.

Any Indian national having valid passport can enter Jeju Island without prior Korean visa and is allowed visa-free entry. Under this arrangement visitors can stay in Jeju Island up to 30 days for tourism purpose.

Note: Important condition for visa-free entry to Jeju Island One must arrive at Jeju Island directly without touching mainland Korea. For Indian travellers, best connection is taking a direct flight from Hong Kong to Jeju Island.