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South Korea Visa Requirements for U.S. Citizens

Tourist Visa Requirements
  • Tourist Visa:

    • Submit your signed passport having two (2) completely blank “visa” page and 6 months validity beyond the travel dates. If you need help securing, renewing or updating your passport, please contact GenVisa at 800-845-8968 for requirements and fees.
    • One (1) Professional, High Resolution passport type photo, taken within 6 months on complete white background without any shadows. Photo should be 2”x 2” with front view, no smiling, and no glasses.
    • Application Form, fully completed and signed.
    • Contact Form – Click HERE to print.
    • Copy of return or onward tickets or travel agency/airline itinerary in each traveler’s name.
    • Copy of hotel confirmations from each hotel you will stay at. No typed-up, self-prepared itineraries will be accepted.
    • Copy of the most recent monthly bank statement showing at least $1,000 for single entry and $20,000 for multiple entry. The statement must clearly show the applicant’s name as the account holder, the balance of the account, and the date of the statement.
    • Non US passport holders please submit notarized copy of Green Card/Alien Card/Residency Card.


Processing Instructions
Please forward the completed requirements detailed above to:
Generations Visa Service
2233 Wisconsin Ave NW
Suite 405
Washington, DC 20007

GenVisa Service Fee:

$69.00 – per visa (30 days or more)

  • Add $45.00 per person for expedited service within 21 days.
  • Add $75.00 per person for expedited service within 14 days.


Consular Fee:

  • GenVisa Service Fee:$69.00 – per visa (30 days or more)
    • Add $45.00 per person for expedited service within 21 days.
    • Add $75.00 per person for expedited service within 14 days.


    Consular Fee: 

    U.S. Citizens

    $45.00 per visa – Single or Multiple Entry 

    Non-U.S. citizens may pay different amount based upon different visa agreements between the applicant’s country and Korea

    General visa fees:

    $20 ~ $60(single entry)

    $90 or more (multiple entries)

    Certain single entry visa fees are over $100 depends on the agreements

    Not everyone is eligible to apply for a multiple entry visa


    Return Postage

    Continental USA Only:

    • $34.00 FedEx Letter (Next Business Day – up to three passports)
    • $24.00 FedEx 2nd Business Day
    • $55.00 FedEx Letter (Saturday Delivery)

    Alaska, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, U.S. Virgin Islands: 

    Add $35.00 to the shipping fee chosen above



    If you wish to utilize a FedEx label for a convenient, secure and traceable delivery to GenVisa office, add $24 to the total processing fee and proceed to the following portal:

Optional insurance:
$9.00 per passport:
  • in the unlikely event that your passport is lost or damaged in transit. This will cover your full out of pocket visa(s) and passport replacement costs up to $2,000.
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