Visa for South Korea



No visa is required for Dutch passport holders for a maximum duration of stay up to 90 days. If you are a citizen of The Netherlands, you require a visa only for a period more than 90 days or if you are moving to South Korea for a work purpose.


Address of the Consulate of South Korea:

Verlengde Tolweg 8
2517 JV the Hague
Phone number: +31 70 3586076



Visa requirements for a stay more than 90 days

The following forms and documents are required for your visa application:

The applicant is responsible for having a valid passport. Please note: this passport must be valid for six months after the end of the visa you wish to apply for. Additionally, there must be a minimum of two empty pages side-by-side in the applicant’s passport.

2.Two identical passport photos
The Consulate only accepts recent passport photos, which must be in colour, of good quality and meets the size specifications (35 mm x 45 mm)

3.Original visa application form
The form needs to be fully completed and signed. The form can be accessed through the following link: Application form

4.Copy of the employment contract

5.An invitation letter from the host company in South Korea.
This must be an official “Visa Notification Letter”, which must be requested from the South Korean government.

6.A Certificat of the registration with Chamber of Commerce in South Korea of the host company.



The cost of a business visa contains two parts:

Consular fees
For a single entry business visa with a duration of stay longer than three months, the amount of €60.00 is charged by the Consulate and for working visa the amount of €32.00 is charged by the Consulate.

Handling fee
The handling fee is €49.00 (excluding VAT) per passport.[/showhide]



Procedures can change without prior notice!

Our visa specialists visit the Consulate of South Korea on a regular basis to check up on the status of ongoing applications and to keep abreast of relevant developments. Although we strive to inform you about current requirements and conditions for obtaining a visa as best we can, the final decision on granting or rejecting a visa application is always made by the Consulate. The Consulate is entitled to change procedures and requirements at all times without prior notice. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you contact us before sending us your documents to make sure there are no last-minute changes affecting your application.