1. Fast.  CIBTvisas specialises in securing Korea - South visas and can help you secure a Korea - South visa.
  2. Easy.  CIBTvisas is the easiest way to get a visa and can secure in as little as one day.  We process Korea - South visas at the Korea - South Embassy every day for residents of all 50 states.

Korea - South Visa FAQs

When is the best time to apply for my Korea - South visa?
The best time to apply for your Korea - South visa is 1-2 months before your travel date. However, if you are running short on time, we may be able to process your visa on a faster service at the Embassy’s discretion.

Do I have to send you my passport to get a Korea - South visa? Is it safe to send a passport?
Yes. You will need to send your actual passport, not a copy of it. The Korea - South visa is stamped on your passport and will become one of your passport pages. Visa request cannot be processed without your original passport. Because of the importance of your passport, we strongly suggest that you send your application using our secure collection service.

Sample of the Business Travel Requirements for a Korea - South Visa for Australian 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. Visa Validity

    Visa is valid from the date of issue. Entry must be made within the validity date specified on the visa, and the date of exit can be after the expiry date of the visa.

    The validity of the issued visa is at the discretion of the Embassy/Consulate and may vary to that advertised.

  3. Duration of Stay

    The maximum duration of stay is 90 days.

    The duration of stay issued on the visa is at the discretion of the Embassy/Consulate and may vary to that advertised.

  4. Passport

    The applicant's actual passport. The passport must:

    • Be valid for six months beyond exit date
    • Have two blank facing visa pages

  5. Photograph(s)

    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 (h) by 35 mm (w) 
    • 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).

  6. Business Introduction Letter

    You are required to provide a Business Introduction Letter from your Australian-based company. A colour copy is acceptable. All letters must be printed on company letterhead that displays an Australia mailing address. Use the sample Business Introduction Letter provided at https://cibtvisas.com.au/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.

    In addition to what is in the sample, your Business Introduction Letter must include:
    • State the ABN of the Australian company

  7. Letter of Invitation

    A letter of invitation from the company the applicant is visiting. A colour copy is acceptable. This letter must:

    • Be on company letterhead paper
    • Include the name of the applicant
    • Specify the purpose of journey
    • Specify the requested number of entries and the length of visa required
    • Include an acceptance of financal responsibility for the applicant
    • Be dated and signed by the applicant's host
    • Include the Korean companies registration number either as part of the letter head or in the body of the letter

  8. Certificate of Business Registration of Company (ROC)

    The applicant must supply a clear colour copy of the "Certificate of Registration of Business Name" from the company in Korea South.

  9. Proof of Employment

    Applicants are required to provide Proof of Employment in the form of:

    • A recent Bank Statement showing the applicants full name, date, and most recent salary deposit showing the employer name OR
    • The most recent payslip from the employer showing the applicants full name, the employer name and date

    Please Note: The bank statement does not have to meet a minimum amount requirement, however it is imperative that it is dated. states the applicants full name and the employer name against the most recent salary deposit.

  10. Visa Application Form

    Complete your South Korea visa application form by logging onto https://cibtvisas.com.au/formfill-order/korea-form after you have placed your order. This will ensure your documentation is accurately prepared and correctly submitted according to consular guidelines.

    Alternatively, the visa application form can be filled in by the applicant. The application form must:

    • Include answers for all fields
    • Display your full name as it appears in your passport
    • Be signed

  11. CIBTvisas Order Confirmation

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

  12. Multiple Entry Applicants

    Applicants requesting a multiple entry visa must provide an evidence of a previous visa to South Korea. The applicants must:

    • Provide details at question 9.6 of the visa application form
    • Supply a copy of the previous visa and the biodata page of the expired passport in addition to the current passport if it holds the previous visa