South Korean Visa Requirements For Nigeria
South Korea, a nation who shares one of the world’s most heavily militarized borders with North Korea, is an East Asian nation on the southern half of the Korean Peninsula. This great nation with one of the biggest economies in the world is also blessed with sub-tropical islands, beaches, centuries-old Villages and Buddhist temples, green highlands dotted with cherry trees, Fishing villages e.t.c. South Korea, is one the most visited Asian countries, is known for some exceptional tourist destinations like Gyeongbokgung Palace, N Seoul Tower, Myeong-dong, Bukchon Hanok Village, Insa-dong, Nami Island, Seongsan Ilchulbong and a whole lot more.
Are you a Nigerian international passport holder, and you are interested in getting a visa to travel to South Korea, well we’ve helped eased the stress with our easy to follow procedure, necessities and requirement in acquiring a South Korean Visa.
Types of South Korean Visa
- Single Entry Visa (Short or Long Term): This type of South Korean visa can either be a long or a short term visa depending on which the applicant applies. Short Term Single Entry visa is valid for only 90 days from the date it has been issued, while the Long Term Single Entry visa is valid for more than 91 days.
- Double Entry Visa: This visa is a type of visa given to just two people, which may a couple or as the case may be, and it is valid for just 6 months.
- Multiple Entry Visa: This visa is given to two or more people, likely to be a group, and it is valid for a year.
South Korean Visa Fee?
Applicants applying for a visa should note that visa fees paid upfront are non-refundable.
|Visa Types||Visa Fees|
|Short Term Single Entry||₦16000|
|Long Term Single Entry||₦24000|
|Double Entry Visa||₦28000|
|Multiple Entry Visa||₦36000|
South Korean Visa Requirements For Nigerian Citizens
- A valid Nigerian passport with at least six-month validity and two consecutive blank pages
- An honestly filled signed South Korea visa application form (Download PDF)
- One coloured Passport-photograph of the applicant which meets the visa photograph requirement
- Visa Processing fees
- A prepaid envelope by any major courier service to return passport and original documents
- Travel health insurance
- Recent Bank statement signed by your bank managements, and a validity of at least six-month
- An invitation letter from a South Korean sponsor
- A letter from the applicant’s South Korean employer
- Leave letter from applicant’s Nigerian employer
- A proof of provisional admission, issued by the South Korean academic institution
- Proof of accommodation in South Korea.
- Travel Itinerary
Where to Apply For South Korean Visa in Nigeria
South Korean visa applications must be submitted at the VFS Application Centre in Abuja, but if you reside in any of these states below, you can submit yours in Lagos.
Lagos, Oyo, Ogun, Osun, Ekiti Ondo, Edo, Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Cross River
South Korean Embassy in Lagos
|Address:||Embassy of the Republic of KoreaPlot 10 A&B Layi Ajayi Bembe Street, Parkview Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos|
|Telephone:||0808 505 0501|
|Opening Hours:||Monday-Friday: 09:30-16:00|
South Korean Embassy in Abuja
|Address:||Republic of Korea Visa Application Centre38 Lobito Crescent, Wuse II, Abuja|
|Telephone:||0815 018 8800|
|Opening Hours:||Monday-Friday: 08:00-15:00|