o Eligible Applicants
a. Be a citizen of a country where English is the primary language. (U.S.A, Canada, Australia,
New Zealand, England, Ireland and South Africa only)
b. Applicants must be a native speaker or have studied from the junior high level (7th grade)
and resided for at least 10 years or more in the country where English is the primary
c. Applicants must graduate and hold at least a Bachelor’s degree. A degree from a French-
speaking university is not a sufficient qualification to teach English. A temporary degree or
graduation letter from University is not acceptable.
o New Policy (Effective MAR 31, 2011)
a. E2 visa applicants can apply for their visa at the consulate in either their own country or any
b. Non-Canadians must to have legal status in Canada (e.g. working permit, student
permit, or PR card) .
c. No interview is required unless requested.
※ IMPORTANT: For those with Visa Issuance Confirmation, please write a contact information somewhere on the application form.
o Required Items
a. One completed visa application form
b. One recent passport colour photo
c. Original and a photocopy of passport (remaining validity of at least 1 year)
d. Visa fee : 78 $ (Cash or Money Order Only)
e. Additional items required for this type of visa:
1) For individuals with visa issuance confirmation numbers (E-2-1):
Visa issuance confirmation number
(Clearly state on the top of the visa application form)
2) For instructors invited by the Ministry of Education or Regional Office of Education (E-2-2) :
- Notice of appointment from the head of Gyowon University Training Centre or
the superintendent of Educational Affairs.
- Employment contract from the superintendent of Educational Affairs
o Visa application can be done either in person or via mail.
- When applying by mail, a self-addressed return envelope with prepaid postage is required. The
return envelope must be Xpresspost or priority courier from Canada Post
(Envelopes from other couriers such as DHL, Fedex, Purolator, and UPS will not be accepted.)