• Visa application can be done either in person or via mail.
    1) Walk-in (Appointment is not required)
    – Open hours: Monday through Friday (9 AM ~4 PM)
    – Normally It takes 5 business days to process a visa after the application submission.
    2) Via-Mail (When applying by mail, a self-addressed return envelope with prepaid postage is required.)
    (Use overnight express only e.g., DHL, FedEx, and UPS.)
  • Double-check with your local Korean consulate about the additional required documents. (Website or phone call)
    → Find Korean consulate near you: https://www.okrecruiting.com/teach-in-korea/list-of-korean-consulates-2/
  • Some Consulate requires an interview 
  • Some Korean consulates require visa applicants to submit the PCR Negative test result issued within 48hours of visa application.
  • All teachers/passengers entering South Korea must have a recent negative PCR test result certificate in order to enter South Korea. (The test must be taken within 48 hours of your departure as of January 20th, 2022. Please take this into account when planning your departure to avoid any delays in getting results and potentially missing your flight and delaying your arrival. Please note, at-home tests are not allowed.)

Required Items

a. One completed visa application form → Download the visa application form
b. One recent passport color photo
c. Original and a photocopy of passport (remaining validity of at least 1 year)
d. Visa fee: Please, visit your local Korean consulate for the amount
e. Visa issuance confirmation number (will be given by the employer or recruiter) clearly state in section 2.1 of the visa application form
f. Due to Novel Coronavirus, every visa applicant MUST fill out the “Facility Quarantine Agreement, Health Condition Report Form, and Consent to quarantine” with the visa application

Download Facility Quarantine Agreement
Download Health Condition Report Form
Download Consent to quarantine Form

Contact your recruiter for any questions you have regarding the E2 visa.