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Long-term Visa to Teach a Foreign Language (E-2)

DATE
2021-04-13

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 
       language. 
   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 
        other countries.

    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 on the application form.

Due to COVID 19, there is delay: 14 business days

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.) 

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