바로가기 메뉴 본문 바로가기 주메뉴 바로가기
Consular/Visa Service

Visa Issuance

  1. Consular/Visa Service
  2. Visa Issuance
  • Font Size

E-2 visa (Foreign Language Instructor)

작성자
주호주대사관
DATE
2019-02-23

E-2 Visa (Foreign Language Instructor)

 

 

 

1. Eligible Applicants

 

- A foreign language instructor at a foreign language academy

 

- An elementary, middle, and high school teacher selected by the head of a local district school board or the Minister of the Education, Science and Technology

 

 

 

2. Required Documents

 

(1) If you obtained a Confirmation of Visa Issuance Number(Visa Inssuance Confirmation) from Korea, you are required to submit the following documents to the Embassy or the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea.

 

- A completed and signed visa application form (please download and complete the application form found below.)

   Here ▶ Application for Visa for visa issuance confirmation holders only 


   * One colour photograph taken within the last 6 months to be attached to the form

      Size : 3.5cm x 4.5cm

      White or off-white background

 

- Original passport (must have at least 6 months validity left)

 

- Visa application fee (Please see the attached) 
   * Payment method: Money order issued by Australia Post (Payee: Korean Embassy in Canberra) OR in Cash (Please put the money in a small separate envelope along with other visa documents)

 

- A self-addressed prepaid express post platinum envelope from the post office for return of your passport (only if you are submitting the visa application by mail)

* Please note that the Embassy strongly advises all applicants to send and receive the application by using a safer delivery option which offers both tracking and signature on delivery (like Express Post Platinum), in order to minimise the possibility of loss.

* Also, all applicants are advised to take a note of the tracking numbers(for both sending and receiving) for future reference.


 

(2) If you have signed a contract with the Minister of Education, Science and Technology or the head of a district school board and want to teach at an elementary, middle, and high school as a foreign language teaching assistant, you require to submit the following documents.

 

- A completed and signed visa application form (Please find the attached)

   * One colour photograph taken within the last 6 months to be attached to the form

      Size : 3.5cm x 4.5cm

      White or off-white background

 

- Original passport (must have at least 6 months validity left)

 

- Visa application fee (Please find the attached) 
   * Payment method: Money order issued by Australia Post (Payee: Korean Embassy in Canberra) OR in Cash (Please put the money in a small separate envelope along with other visa documents)

- Your current Australian visa
       * Visa status from Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO) or Visa Grant Notification Letter received by e-mail from the Department of Home Affairs (https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/)
       * A letter from your school confirming your enrolment details if you are on a student visa (The letter must be signed by enrolment officer at your school)
       * A letter signed by an employer confirming your employment if you are working in Australia 
 

 

- Notice of Appointment for EPIK or an acceptance letter for TaLK scholars

 

- Employment contract with the head of a school district school board

 

- A self-addressed prepaid express post platinum envelope from the post office for return of your passport (only if you are submitting the visa application by mail)

 

 

 

3. Visa processing time: Approximately 7 working days
Please note that it might take more than 7 working days for the applications lodged by mail.
We do not return visa documents once submitted.

 

 

 

4. Once you arrive in Korea, you need to obtain a foreigner registration card from the local immigration office within 90 days from the date of arrival. Please check the 'Hi Korea' website for more details. → (Click) Go to Hi Korea website


 

 

5. Mailing Address/ Contact details

 

If you are in ACT, SA, WA or TAS, you need to lodge your visa application to the Korean Embassy in Canberra.
The Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Canberra
Visa Section
113 Empire Circuit, Yarralumla ACT 2600
Phone: (02) 6270 4100
Email: visa-au@mofa.go.kr


※ If you are in NSW,QLD or NT, you need to contact the Consulate General in Sydney for your visa inquiries and visa application.
The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Sydney 
Level 10, 44 Market Street Sydney NSW 2000 (Mailing Address: P.O. Box Q506 QVB NSW 1230)
Phone : (02) 9210 0200 (Consular office: (02) 9210 0234 )
E-mail : consyd@mofa.go.kr, sydney@mofa.go.kr


※ If you are in VIC, you need to contact the Consulate General in Melbourne for your visa inquiries and visa application.
The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Melbourne
Level 10, 636 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne VIC 3004
Phone : (03) 9533 3800 (Consular office: (03) 9533 3803/3804)
E-mail : conmel@mofa.go.kr

loading