Regarding the visa-free entry policy of frequent visitors to Korea, frequent visitors to Korea will be allowed entry to Korea after issuance of multiple entry visa at the embassy.
❍ Application Procedure - Submit application at the embassy. Bring Visa Application Form, Passport, 1 Passport sized picture, and arrival stamps of entry to Korea
Those who have made visits to Korea more than 4 times within the recent 2 years at the time of application or have visited Korea more than 10 times in total (at least one of the visits must be within recent 2 years)
-Visa-free entry(entry to Jeju, transit pass) or re-entry records of registered aliens are included
-However, immigration records arising from simple labor visas such as Non-professional(E-9, E-10, seasonal worker), crew and landing permit are excluded
The followings are not for consideration
1. Nationals of China, Cuba, Macedonia, Kosovo, and Syria
2. Those who have been fined more than 5 million Korean Won or have been given deportation or departure order in violation of the domestic law such as illegal stay within 3 years at the time of application.
❍ VIsa issuance details
Short-term-General(C-3-1): Valid for maximum 5 years with maximum length of stay of 30 days
Visa fee: waived
❍ Additional document may be requested to prove purpose of entry. Issuance of multiple visa will be subject for apporval after reviewing the eligibility.
❍ Enforcement date: Effective from March 1st, 2017
※ For all those who plan to visit Korea with the frequent visitor policy after the said date, please apply for a visa at the embassy