Visa application / entry requirements: South Korea

AUTHORITY (depends on residence of the applicant)

SERVISUM Berlin

all German States, independent of residence

Optional you can choose this SERVISUM office:

SERVISUM Frankfurt

Baden-Württemberg, Bayern, Hessen


No visa required for german citizens travelling for a max. stay of 90 days for travelling as tourist or commercial business activities. Visa required for working visits.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL VISA CATEGORIES

  • visa application form
    see on the right, completed in full
    !! Please also check the following notesfileadmin/redakteure/pdf/KOR-Hinweise.pdf !!

  • passport
    original, at least valid for 6 months after journey

  • passport picture
    original, biometric, photo requirements

    CURRENTLY:
  • NEW Consent For Isolation
    originally signed, download here
    Negative COVID test required on entry!

    CURRENTLY if wished:
  • Quarantine Exemption
    Application form for Quarantine Exemption submitted by the South Korean company
    IMPORTANT: Travel dates in this application must match exact flight dates!
    download here

    non-German applicants
  • current residence registration (Meldebescheinigung) (if EU citizen) or
  • valid residence permit for Germany (if not EU citizen)


    FOR TOURIST VISA

    see minimum requirements above

    FOR BUSINESS VISA

    additional to minimum requirements above

    • letter of invitation 
      from the company in South Korea in original
       
    • company letter 
      from employer in Germany with detailedcdescribtion of travel purpose (sample)

    • business registration cerificate
      from South Korean company, not older than one month

    • NEW: purchase order
      copy of the contract between the German and South Korean company, if contractual work is involved

HANDLING TIME (nlow)
about 2 weeks


Website of the embassy: http://overseas.mofa.go.kr/de



Please attach the SERVISUM-Order Form to your assignment for regular visa.

 
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Embassy fees

FOR GERMANS

embassy fee

variable depending
on category

KVAC fee
in Berlin

60.00 €

 

Visa processing is outsourced by the embassy in Berlin. An application centre (KVAC) receives the applications and charges a fee.

For a quarantine exemption (in connection with COVID-19) there is an additional fee of € 25.00.

Application Form

Please save the PDF file on your computer before completing.

Application Form

Please attach this SERVISUM-Order Form to your assignment. Not required for E-Visa.

You can place an order for the pre-check and/or the pick-up of your documents via using the visafinder.