It's Now Quicker Than Ever to Get a Korean Visa

Application period is cut down to half!

( Seoul in South Korea is a bustling city for all your K-BBQ, K-Beauty, K-Pop, and K-Drama needs. The rest of the Land of the Morning Calm is as enticing, especially the cultural villages amid rolling hills. Whether you're traveling solo or going on a vacation with your special someone, there's something for everyone in this Asian country. And if you're planning to fly to South Korea anytime soon, you'll be glad to know that the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the Republic of the Philippines allotted additional staff members for faster processing of Korean visa applications.

Garden of Morning Calm
PHOTO BY Angel C. Aquino Archives

You're one step closer to authentic Korean BBQ.
PHOTO BY Traveling Otter

Colored houses in Gamcheon, Busan, South Korea
PHOTO BY Ken Eckert
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In an announcement made by the Korean embassy on January 20, they said that the visa processing period of 25 to 27 days will be reduced to 10 to 15 days starting on February 29. This also applies even during the peak season, whichis from March to April.

For more information on visa application, visit the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the Republic of the Philippines’s website.

Main photo by Angel C. Aquino

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