The visa application for the short-term visas has been suspended due to COVID-19 since May 13, 2020. The visa application for short-term visas will be resumed from June 1, 2022. Major changes that will be implemented from 1 June are as follows:


  • Resumption of short-term and multiple visas: Short-term(C-3) visa applications will become available for all purposes, including tourism, family visit, business, etc.
  • Short-term multiple visas will become effective again. (If your short-term multiple visa is still effective and has not yet expired, you can use the visa without having to take any actions.)
  • Consent for isolation form will no longer be needed.
  • Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Korea will resume e-Visa


The above is subject to change depending on the COVID-19 situation.