Procedures for Getting a Visa
After you have received acceptance from a regular educational program in Korea as a regular student or a language student, you must get a student visa by submitting the documents required for entry into Korea. As periods of stay can vary depending on the program, one should check related regulations concerning each one.
Visa for Regular Educational Program (D-2)
Persons who intend to receive education in a standard course (Bachelors, Masters, Ph. D) or research specialist fields in junior colleges, universities, graduate schools established according to the Korean Education Law, or academic research institutions established under the provisions of a special law of a status as least as high as a junior college.
How to apply for visa & application requirements
|How to apply||Applicant submits visa application documents to an embassy or consulate of the Republic of Korea|
|Visa application form or Certificate for Recognition of Visa Issuance|
|Processing Fee: Amount corresponding to USD 30 (Single-entry) or USD 50 (Multiple-entry)|
|Admission from the school with its Recognition of the student’s aptitude for study and financial ability|
|Most recent certificate of school record|
|Verification of Account Balance|
|Family Registry (Applies to Chinese only; Must include whole family)|
|※ In case of getting a recognition of visa issuance or visa issuance recognition number, you only need to submit a valid passport, visa application form, and the visa issuance recognition (or number)|