• Family visa (ARC) to South Korea

    A family visa to South Korea (ARC) is issued for those who are visiting their immediate family members who hold valid Alien Registration Card (ARC) in Korea for 90 days or less. If you wish to travel to Korea to visit your immediate family member who is a Korean national, please refer to this link (click) instead. Nationals from countries eligible for Electronic Travel Authorisation may apply for K-ETA instead. If you are fully vaccinated in Singapore, you may apply for quarantine exemption. Details are listed here (click).

    Travellers who are seeking entry into South Korea should submit through a travel agent appointed by the Embassy. Global Singapore has been appointed by the South Korean Embassy to submit visa applications on the applicant’s behalf.

    Quarantine-Free Travel to Korea

    • Quarantine is lifted for ALL travellers regardless of vaccination status starting from 08 June 2022.
    • With effect from 01 October 2022, the on-arrival PCR test requirement will be lifted.
    • ALL travellers including children below the age of 6 are required to register for Q-Code System prior to departure. A QR code will be issued to the traveller’s email after registration. The Q-Code is valid for one-time entry. Therefore, you need to register for Q-Code before every entry. If you require clarifications on Q-Code or assistance with any technical difficulties, please contact Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) at +82-2-2633-1339. We will not be able to assist you with the Q-Code.

    Required documents for a family visa (ARC) to South Korea

    • Arrange your documents in the order according to the checklist.
    • All documents should be printed or photocopied on A4-sized paper.
    • Separate all the application documents for different applicants into individual sets.
    • NO staples/pins/paper clips should be used on documents.

    • Completed and signed visa application form.
    • 1 recent passport-size colour photograph on a white background (shoulders must be covered!) – can be arranged in our office.
    • Original passport with at least 6 months’ validity beyond the validity of the visa and with one empty page for stamping the visa.
    • NRIC/EP/Spass/WP/LTVP/DP (original and copy). For work passes issued with QR code, you are required to use “SGWORKPASS” app to obtain your pass information. A clear printout of the scan result obtained within recent 1 week must be submitted. Re-entry permit (applicable to PR only)
    • Explanation letter regarding visit to Korea;
    • Copy of passport and Alien Registration Card (ARC) of the immediate family member residing in Korea;
    • Official family relations document to prove relationship (i.e. marriage certificate, birth certificate);
    • Applicable to EP, SPass, WP, LTVP, DP, STP only:
      • Letter issued by Singapore company/school that confirms the applicant’s leave request (original and must be issued within recent 1 month) AND
      • Proof of return to Singapore (please choose one):
        • Entry approval issued by ICA/MOM;
        • Business Travel Pass issued by MTI;
        • If the entry approval application is still pending/not available, the company would need to explain in the company letter what action(s) will be taken to ensure that the applicant leaves Korea in the event if entry approval to Singapore is rejected;
    • Recent 3 months Singapore bank account statements / passbook (original and copy) / e-statements. * Credit/debit card statements will not be accepted.
    • Health Condition Report Form (to be completed by the applicant).
    • Completed and signed Global Singapore visa order form.

    Fees for a tourist visa to South Korea



























































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      Processing time for a tourist visa to South Korea

      • Visa processing time for all types of visas is 5 working days excluding the submission day.
      • Urgent service is not available.

      Delivery of your passport

      Do not have time to collect your passport? Let us save your time and money and deliver it to you for as low as SGD 12.00. Please, enquire at the time of submission or over the phone.

      • Should you require to print any of the required documents in our office, please note that an additional charge will be applied.