• Tourist visa to South Korea

    A tourist visa to South Korea is granted for the purpose of tourism and leisure or visiting relatives in South Korea and is valid for 3 months from the date of issuance (single and double entry) or 1-5 years for multiple entry. Nationals from countries eligible for Electronic Travel Authorisation may apply for K-ETA instead.

    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 is lifted for ALL travellers regardless of vaccination status starting from 08 June 2022.
    • With effect from 01 October 2022, the on-arrival and pre-departure PCR test requirements 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 tourist 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 (shoulders must be covered!) – can be arranged in our office.
    • Passport (original and copy) with at least 6 months’ validity beyond the validity of the visa.
    • A copy of NRIC/EP/Spass/WP/LTVP/DP. For work passes issued with QR code, you are required to use the “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)
    • One of the following:
      • Letter issued by Singapore company to verify your employment status such as designation, salary, date of hire, date and purpose of visit and that an employee bears all expenses for the trip (original and issued within recent 1 month). LOC (Letter of Consent) issued by MOM is required if you are LTVP / LTVP+ holder.
      • If you are self-employed: latest printout of ACRA business profile (issued within the last month).
      • If you are a student: School letter stating name, passport no. and student status (original and issued within recent 1 month).
      • If you are unemployed:
        • spouse’s company letter, spouse’s passport (copy) and marriage certificate in English (copy).
        • child’s company letter, child’s passport (copy) and child’s birth certificate in English (copy).
        • parent’s company letter, parent’s passport (copy) and child’s birth certificate in English (copy).
        • child’s school letter, child’s passport (copy) and child’s birth certificate in English (copy).
        • sibling’s company letter, sibling’s passport (copy) and both applicant and sibling’s birth certificate in English (copy).
        • * Birth/marriage certificate that is not available in English must be translated into English and endorsed by the issuing country’s Embassy/High Commission in Singapore.

    • 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

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