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  • Korean Language Training Visa

    A language training visa to South Korea is issued to foreign nationals who wish to study the Korean language in Korea. A D-4 visa is issued in single entry only and is valid for 3 months. This means that you would need to enter Korea within 3 months of its issuance or else the visa will lapse. Upon entry into Korea, the duration of stay would start to count. The duration of stay will be issued in strict accordance with the duration of studies as listed on the admission certificate (eg. if the duration of studies is 4 months, the duration of stay to be issued would be 4 months). The Embassy would not be able to issue you extra days to accommodate your personal needs.

    If you will stay in Korea for more than 90 days, you are required to apply for Alien Registration Card (ARC) at a local immigration office in Korea within 90 days of your arrival. Upon the completion of your studies, the ARC must be returned to the immigration office or immigration officer at the departure airport. Failure to do so will result in a fine. The Embassy does not issue/extend ARC nor assist with the return of ARC.

    Travellers who are seeking entry into South Korea must 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-Free Travel to Korea

    • The applicant should be fully vaccinated with WHO Emergency Use Listing (EUL) vaccines with the 2nd dose taken between 15 to 180 days of departure.
    • If the 2nd dose was taken more than 180 days ago, a booster dose is required.
    • A person who contracted COVID-19 after receiving 2 doses of vaccine can be considered as fully vaccinated without taking the booster dose if he/she can provide a proof of recovery for verification.
    • Unvaccinated children below the age of 6 may be exempted from quarantine if accompanied by a fully-vaccinated adult.
    • The person is not required to remain in a certain country for a certain period of time before travel.
    • Pre-departure PCR test must be taken within 2 days of departure.
    • Travellers must upload their vaccination records and pre-departure PCR test result onto 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.
    • Take an On-Arrival PCR Test (ART is not allowed).​ Children below the age of 6 may be tested at the discretion of the testing officials.
    • Proceed to your accommodation for isolation pending test result. You may proceed to your accommodation in Korea by public transport (i.e bus, train, AREX, KTX), taxi, private vehicle or domestic flight to isolate while waiting for the result of your on-arrival PCR test.​
    • Self-administered ART on day 6 or 7 (arrival day is day 1)​. Reporting of result is not required if negative. In case of a positive result, please contact KDCA at +82-2-2633-1339 or a public health centre immediately. You will be given further instructions from there.

    Required documents for a language training visa 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 – can be arranged in our office. The photo must be glued to the application form.
    • Passport (original and copy) with at least 6 months’ validity beyond the validity of the visa.
    • NRIC/EP/Spass/WP/LTVP/DP (original and copy) For non-Singaporeans. 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)
    • Certificate of admission (표준입학허가서) issued by Korean university (copy).
    • Certificate of Business Registration of Korean company (사업자등록증명). It must have been issued within recent 3 months. The Korean company may obtain the document from www.hometax.go.kr.

    Tuberculosis test result (applicable to certain applicants) (click on + for details):

    • Nationals from high TB burden countries who reside in Singapore for less than 6 months: Angola, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Cambodia, China, Congo, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Malaysia, Moldova, Mongolia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Russia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor Leste, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Zimbabwe.
    • Documents required: Certificate of Health, Chest X-ray report / radiology report. Both documents must be issued within recent 3 months.
    • If for some reason the applicant is unable to undergo a chest X-ray, the doctor must state the type of alternative TB test conducted (i.e. sputum test, tuberculin skin test or blood test) in the Certificate of Health and attach the report of the alternative TB test result.

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      Processing time for a short-term employment visa to South Korea:

      • Visa processing time for all types of visas is 4 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.