It is to inform that a new visa type for groups of tourists(C-3-2) will be available from 4-3-2019 onward through application from travel agencies designated by Embassy of Republic of to the Republic of India.
□ Eligible groups
Groups comprising of more than 5 members who enter Korea and exit Korea at the same time with the same flight
o Incentive tour by companies
* Companies bear all travel expenses for its employees and their families (subcontractors and local branches included)
o School trip and study tour below higher secondary
□ How to apply
Contact those designated travel agencies below in Chennai and apply for the visa.
Next, the designated agencies apply to the Consulate directly.
※ Travel agencies in charge (2019.3.4.)
▸ SOTC TRAVEL LIMITED
▸ FCM TRAVEL SOLUTION INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED
▸ THOMAS COOK INDIA LIMITED
▸ TC VISA SERVICE INDIA LIMITED
▸ COX AND KINGS LIMITED
▸ BIG BREAK TRAVEL
□ The required documents
o An application form for Group Visa issuance
* No pictures needed
* One group fills out one application form. (Not required individually)
o Fees: USD 15/ Person
* Fee is exempt in 2019
o Accompanying paper
* Company Incentive Tourist Group: Covering letter for visa from an organizing company, Incorporate Certificate(company), Financial documents i.e. ITR or Bank Statement of each member. However, in case of state enterprise, public enterprise and a listed company in the stock exchange market then only Covering letter for visa shall be collected.
* A school Excursion group: Covering letter for visa from school
□ Visa Issuance
o A sticker-type visa and a copy of the application for Group visa issuance will be issued to the leader of the group.
* Copy of the application is replacement of a sticker-type visa for the others of the group
o Category of Visa: C-3-2
o Period of Sojourn: 15 days
o Validity of the visa: 3 month
□ Immigration procedure in Korean airport
o Submit a copy of Application for Group Visa issuance to Immigration officer at the time of entry and exit
o Report to the Consulate or immigration office in Korea immediately in case of illegal stayers or absconding from the group
* Please find the attachment.