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United States Visa Information

Korean Student Visa Requirements:

  1. Types of Visa: Student
  2. For Visa Application, please email Josué Martinez.
  3. For multiple choice questions, you must check all that apply.
  4. Valid Passport (must have at least 6 months of validity left and have at least 2 blank visa pages) and a colored copy of passport biographic page.
  5. 1 Passport Photo (1.377 inch x 1.771 inch) glued on Section # 1 (personal details), left side of the visa application form.
    1. Photos must be taken against a plain, evenly lit and light background, without any mark or creases
    2. Photos must be taken within the last 6 months
    3. You can obtain the passport size photographs from Wal-Mart, Walgreens, or Costco.
  6. ORIGINAL Certificate of Admission issued by the college or university. You will receive this from Josué Martinez.
  7. Recent Bank Statement
  8. Copy of Transcript
  9. Non US citizens must also submit a copy of : valid US permanent resident card or (a) valid U.S. visa (b) I-94 record ( (c) I-20 or DS-2019 that has been recently signed for travel (F-1/2 and J-1/2 visa)
  10. There are two types of visas: one is single entry, the other is multiple entry. If you would like to travel outside of South Korea during your studies at the UAC, you will need a multiple entry visa. Please make a note on your visa application if you need a multiple entry visa.
  11. Visa Fees
    1. Only Money Order are allowed for payment –
      Made payable to the “Korean Consulate General”
    2. Fees: Single Entry Visa: $45.00
  12. Submit your visa application via mail USPS Priority Mail or Express Mail
    Consulate General of the Republic of Korea
    Attn: Visa Division
    3500 Clay Street,
    San Francisco, CA 94118

    Return prepaid envelope is required. Best to use USPS Priority Mail or Express Mail.