Visa requirements

To support your visa application, IAESTE Korea will provide you with an invitation letter.

General visa information


Please note that this is only general information taken from the website of the Ministry of the Foreign Affairs and it is liable to change. For the most recent and specific information about the visa application process for your country, please contact the Korea diplomatic mission in your country directly.

Please check in advance if you require a visa to enter Korea, and ask us if you require a formal letter of invitation. We have no visa policy with over 100 countries up to 90 day. The IAESTE Korea team will get in touch with all participants who require a visa as soon as possible. Please start the procedure as soon as you can and ask us for more details.

For more information, please check the website:

Who needs a visa


The Figure is made as of 4 October 2016. Please check the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs ( for updated information.

How to apply

Check the Korea Visa Portal Website ( for how to apply: If you are required to apply for visa, you are most likely to see “Visa Application via Korean Diplomatic Missions Abroad” and Short-term General (C-3).
Check the Visa Navigator ( to get a sense which types of visa you are required to enter Korea.