South korea announces new visa requirements for philippines travelers

South Korea Visa Requirements
The government of South Korea has announced new visa requirements for Philippines travelers. The nationals of Philippines who are intending to visit South Korea need toabide the new visa requirements, effective 1 March 2015. 

Individuals, who are willing to travel after 1 March, will be required to provide extradetails such as required employment certificate, copy of Income Tax Return and BankCertificate. The embassy also needs candidates to submit their bank statements.

For the employment certificate, it should include candidate's position, compensation,date of hiring, office landline number, address, as well as email-address.  
Meanwhile, in the candidate's bank certificate details, current balance, account opening date, account type as well as average balanceduring the period of six months (ADB) need to be included. 

One more additional requirement is Bank Statement of past three months. The Bank Statements or passbook should be original or certifiedcorrect copy.

In the income tax return copy, candidate's personal number needs to be included. The embassy also said that all the credentials need toissue within a period of three month of the application date. In the previous year, 434,951 Filipino travelers visited South Korea, said KoreaTourism Organization.

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Posted On : 26 February,2015