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Guide to Medical Visas

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Entry-released classification

◎ Visa Waiver (maximum 30 days)

  • - 50 countries with visa waiver agreements
  • - Jeju special exemption (11 countries exceptions)

◎ Changes in medical tourism visa codes

  • - Short-term medical tourism visa(90 days or less): C-3-M→ C-3-3
  • - Long-term medical tourism visa(Over 90 days): G-1-M→ G-1-10

Medical Tourism Visa (C-3-3, G-1-10)

◎ Visa Target Group

  • 1. Patients who are admitted to a specialist clinic or rehabilitation facility for the purpose of treating or recovering a disease or disability and who require a treatment period of 91 days or more.
  • 2. A member of the immediate family of the patient to assist the spouse and child of the patient (a one-year stay period and a multiple-entry visa are valid for one year)
    • - C-3 (M) : Treatment and travel time is 90 days or less (simple procedures such as plastic surgery, plastic surgery, etc.)
    • - G-1 (M) : 1 Year (Long-Term Care and Rehabilitation)

◎ Documents required for visa application

  • Passport, visa application form, additional documents (*requirements may vary by type of stay)
  • ※ Submission of medical visa issue certificate may be required.

◎ Note

If the person who has requested a visa issue certificate enters the country without first receiving approval, the application will automatically be declined and withdrawn. Visas must be issued within 3 months of the receipt of your visa issue certificate or visa issue approval by the Minister of Justice. If you do not have your visa issued within 3 months of your visa issue certificate/visa approval, you must submit a new application.

◎ Website membership registration

Step Description Comments
Go to ‘HuNet Korea' (www.visa.go.kr)
Click on ‘Corporate membership’ at the top of the page
Click on ‘JOIN’→  ‘Agree to Terms and Conditions’ →  ‘Join as corporate member’. Enter the basic information of your institution and attach the required files to your Corporate Membership Application (for details, please see the User Manual) ※For identity verification purposes, please submit the identification documents of your corporate representative. When entering the taxation type for your business, select ‘exclusive’ if you have not been approved as a separate business entity for taxation.
Enter your basic information, attach all required files, and click on ‘Apply’. After your membership registration is approved by an immigration office, you may then apply for your online visa issue certificate (*please allow at least 3 days for membership registration approval). After receiving approval, log in to your account and proceed to your identification verification (digital certificate of representative or manager in charge).

◎ Application for online visa issue certificate

Step Description
Connect to ‘HuNet Korea' (www.visa.go.kr)
Log in
Select 「Application for Visa Issue Certificate」and click on ‘Apply’
Click on ‘Medical Tourism’ as the reason for application
Click on ‘Application for Visa Issue Certificate’→  ‘Add Invited Guests’ and enter the basic information of your invited guests. Attach all required documents and click on ‘Apply’. (For details, please see the User Manual.)
The processing status of your application can be checked by visiting “My Page.”

◎ For inquiries

Help Desk: Immigration Contact Center: call 1345 or 02-500-9069

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