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Visa Process


You'd better to start preparing required document package after you send a complete resume to save time for visa process.

To teach English at a school or foreign language institute in Korea, you need to apply for an E-2 visa. 

These are the documents listed below you need to prepare and send us.


*List of required document

1) 4 years BA qualification or above, Apostilled BA diploma

*Notarized copy of original diploma with Korean conulate seal for Canadians


2) Two official sealed transcript


3) A clear copy of passport (photo page only)


4) Apostilled criminal record check (National or Federal level only)

*Notarized original national criminal background check with Korean consulate seal for Canadians 

*Must be issued within last 6 months


5) Two reference (recommendation) letters


6) 4 passport size recent photo


7) Self-medical check form

*You will take a medical exam within 3 months of arriving in Korea


8) Teaching or Language certification (ex. TESOL, TEFL, or CELTA)

- If applicable


What is an Apostille/Authentication?

Apostille: an international notarization usually issued by the state secretary’s office (US) or department of foreign affairs (other countries). 


Authentication: *Canada did not join the Apostille, so they must get an Authentication from the Korean consulate in their area. 

Other countries may also get the Authentication in place of the Apostille.



Once we receive all of the documents above, we hand them over to the school where you will work. 

The school then  submit them to the immigration office to get a visa number for you. 

Job Hunt Korea will inform you of the visa issurance number.

You need to submit the following documents to the Korean consulate by mail or in person after you receive the visa issuance no. or letter.


The required documents package includes:


1) A valid passport & A passport copy 


2) A completed visa application (pdf) 


3) A passport size photo (2”x 2” color) 


4) Fee: $45 for U.S. citizens (Cash or money order only; Pay to the Order: Korean Embassy) 



Submitting your visa application via mail 

(the consulate is not responsible for any items delayed or lost in the mail) 


After submitting your visa application via mail, if you wish to have your passport with the visa mailed back to you, 


please enclose a self-addressed and pre-paid Express Mail Envelope(with $19.95 stamp) provided by the U.S. Postal Service.



- Finding A Korean Consulate -


 The United States


 Consulates Holidays (Day-Off):

 Saturday, Sunday

 4 Korean major holidays

 (March 1, August 15, October 3)

 USA national holidays 


 Korean embassy in Atlanta


 Suite 500 International Tower, 229 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30303

 TEL: (404) 522-1611,1613

 FAX: (404) 521-3169

 Jurisdiction: Georgia, Florida, Alabama, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee

 Office hours: 9:00~12:00, 13:30~17:00 


 Korean embassy in New York


 335 East 45th Street, 6th Fl, New York, NY 10017

 TEL: (646) 674-6000/6047

 FAX: (646) 674-6055

 Jurisdiction: Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia

 Office Hours: 9:30~12:00, 13:30~16:00 


 Korean embassy in Washington D.C.


 2320 Massachusetts Avenue N.W., Washington, D.C. 20008

 TEL: (202) 939-5679~81

 FAX: (202) 265-2127

 Jurisdiction: Washington D.C ,Virginia, Maryland

 Office Hours: 9:00~12:00, 13:30~17:30 


 Korean Consulate General in San Francisco


 3500 Clay St., San Francisco, CA 94118

 TEL: (415) 921-2251(ext. 106)

 FAX: (415) 441-2954

 Jurisdiction: Colorado, Northern California, Utah, Wyoming

 Office Hours: 9:00~12:00, 13:00~17:00 


 Korean Consulate General in Los Angeles


 680 Wilshire Place #201, Los Angeles, CA 90005

 TEL: (213) 386-3112/3

 FAX: (213) 386-3138

 Jurisdiction: Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, South California

 Office Hours: 9:00~16:00 


 Korean Consulate General in BostonOne Gateway Center 2nd Fl., Newton, MA 02458


 TEL: (617) 641-2830

 FAX: (617) 641-2831

 Jurisdiction: New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont

 Office Hours: 9:00~17:00 


 Korean Consulate General in Chicago


 NBC Tower, Suite 2700, 455 Cityfront Plaza Dr., Chicago, IL 60611

 TEL : (312) 822-9485/0017

 FAX : (312) 822-0253

 Jurisdiction: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin

 Office Hours: 9:00~17:00 


 Korean Consulate General in Seattle


 UAL Bldg, Suite 11525, 2033 6th Ave, Seattle, WA 98121

 TEL: (206) 441-1011(Ext.20)

 FAX: (206) 441-7912

 Jurisdiction: Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington

 Office Hours: 8:30~12:00, 13:00~16:30 


 Korean Consulate General in Houston1990 Post Oak Blvd. Suite 750, Houston, TX 77056


 TEL: (713) 961-4104

 FAX: (713) 961-4135

 Jurisdiction: Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Texas

 Office Hours: 9:00~12:00, 13:30~16:00 


 Korean Consulate General in Hawaii


 2756 Pali Highway, Honolulu, Hawaii 96817

 TEL: (808) 595-6109(Ext.213)/6274

 FAX: (808) 595-3046

 Jurisdiction: American Samoa, Hawaii

 Office Hours: 8:30~16:00 







 Consulates Holidays (Day-Off)

 Saturday, Sunday

 4 Major Korean holidays (March 1, August 15, October 3)

 Canadian national holidays 


 Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Ottawa


 150 Boteler Street Ottawa, ON, K1N 5A6

 TEL : (613) 244-5020

 FAX : (613) 244-5043

 Jurisdiction: Ottawa and its metropolitan area 


 Korean Consulate General in Toronto


 555 Avenue Road, Toronto, ON, M4V 2J7

 TEL : (416) 920-3809 (ext. 239)

 FAX : (416) 924-7305

 Office Hours: 9:00~16:30

 Jurisdiction: Ontario and Manitoba (Except for Ottawa metropolitan area) 


 Korean Consulate General in Montreal


 1 Place Ville-Marie, Suite 2015, Montreal, Quebec, H3B 2C4

 TEL : (514) 845-2555

 FAX : (514) 845-1119


 Korean Consulates General in Vancouver


 1600-1090 West Georgia St. Vancouver, BC V6E 3V7

 TEL: (604) 681-9581

 FAX: (604) 681-4864

 Office Hours: 9:00~12:00, 13:00~16:30

 Jurisdiction: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Yukon Territories, Northwest Territories. 





 United Kingdom


 Saturday, Sunday

 4 Major Korean holidays

 (March 1, August 15, October 3)

 British national holidays 


 Korean Consulates in United Kingdom


 60 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6AJ, United Kingdom

 TEL: 20-7227-5547/5500

 FAX: 20-7227-5503 7227-5503

 Office Hours: 10:00~12:00, 14:00~16:00 







 Saturday, Sunday

 4 Major Korean holidays

 (March 1, August 15, October 3)

 Irish national holidays 


 Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Dublin


 15 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

 TEL: 1-660-8800/8653

 FAX: 1-660-8716

 Office Hours: 9:00~17:00, 12:30~13:30 







 Saturday, Sunday

 4 Major Korean holidays

 (March 1, August 15, October 3)

 Australian national holidays 


 Korean Consulate General in Sydney


 Level 8, 32-36 Martin Place, Sydney NSW 2000

 Postal: GPO Box 1601, Sydney 2001

 TEL: 2-9210-0228-0216

 FAX: 2-9235-1642 E-mail:

 Office Hours: 9:00~12:00, 13:00~16:00


 Korean Consulate General in Canberra


 113 Empire Circuit, Yarralumla, ACT 2600

 TEL: 2-6270-4100

 FAX: 2-6273-4839 





 New Zealand


 Saturday, Sunday

 4 Major Korean holidays

 (March 1, August 15, October 3)

 New Zealander national holidays 


 Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Wellington


 11th Floor ASB Bank Tower Building, 2 Hunter St. Wellington, 6034

 PO Box 11-143,Manners Street, Wellington

 6034, TEL: (64) 4-473-9073/4

 FAX: (64) 4-472-3865 


 Korean Consulate General in Auckland


 10th Fl. Toshiba House, 396 Queen Street. Auckland

 Po Box 5744 Wellesley Street, Auckland

 TEL: 64-9-379-0818/0460

 FAX: 9-373-3340


 Consular Agency of The Republic of Korea in Auckland


 10th FL 396 Queen St., Auckland, New Zealand

 TEL: 64-9-379-0818/0460

 FAX: 64-9-373-3340 







 Saturday, Sunday

 4 Major Korean holidays

 (March 1, August 15, October 3)

 Japanese national holidays 


 Osaka Korean Embassy


 2-3-4 Nishishinsaibashi

 Chuoku Osakashi, Postal Code 542-0086,

 TEL: (06) 6213-1401/5

 FAX: (06) 6213-0151

 Office Hours: 9:00~12:00, 13:30~17:00 


 Fukuoka Korean Embassy


 Fukuoka1-1-3 Chuo-Ku Fukuokas Jigyohama Post code 810-0065,

 TEL: 81 92 771-0461/3,

 Office Hours: 9:00~12:00, 13:30~17:00 




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