GETTING YOUR E2 VISA: STEP-BY-STEP   (FOR THE USA ONLY)

STEP I – BASIC DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

1. Criminal Record Check (CRC) and an Apostille Affixed

How to apply for your CRC (takes approx. 12 weeks)
- To apply for a CRC with FBI, Refer to (http://www.fbi.gov/hq/cjisd/fprequest.htm)
You must have filled out a Fingerprint form and an FBI clearance application form.

How To apply an Apostille Affixed on your CRC Original-

Once you have your CRC, you will need an Apositlle Affixed to the Originals by the Government agency (State`s Secretary of State Office OR The US Department of State). Please check for an Apostille Stamp Government office available in your area.

2. A Color copy of your Bachelor’s Degree and an Apostilled Affixed

- Two original Academic Transcripts in two separate sealed envelopes
- Two signed references either from an Employer or a professor

STEP 2 – SENDING DOCUMENTS TO KOREAN OFFICE OF EDUCATION, KOREA

Note: Please scan and email all documents to teachkorealtd@gmail.com for a final check before mailing to Korea

On completion of the above, the following documents must be sent to the Korean Office of Education by Registered EXPRESS MAIL (Note: We will let you know the contact name and address at a later date)

Original EPIK Application Form duly completed, signed with color photograph affixed

  • An Apostilled Affixed copy of Bachelor’s Degree
  • An Apostilled Affixed Criminal Records Check (Original) issued by FBI
  • Academic Transcript of Bachelor’s Degree (Must be in SEALED envelope)
  • TWO Letters of Recommendation/Reference issued by a Professor or previous Employer– these must be the Original signed letters.
  • Color photocopy of first page of your Passport
  • Color photocopy of your ESL /TFL Certificate
  • Passport size photos (5 ea)


STEP  3 – Awaiting CONTRACT from Korean Office of Education, Korea

This should not take more than 6-8 business days.

 

STEP  4   - Applying for E2 VISA with Korean  Consulate Office

 

Please refer to South Koreas Embassy, United States: Click here

2450 Massachusetts Avenue N.W.
20008
Washington DC
District of Columbia
USA
Phone: +1-202-939-5660/5663
Fax: +1-202-7970595
Email: information_usa@mofat.go.kr
Website URL: www.koreaemb.org, www.koreaembassy.org
South Korea Consulate , United States

125C Tun Jose Camacho St.
Guam 96913
Tamuning
Guam
USA
Phone: +1-671-6476488, +1-671-6495232
Fax: +1-671-6491336
Email: kcongen@kuentos.guam.net

South Korea Consulate , United States

1990 Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 1250
TX 77056
Houston
Texas
USA
Phone: +1-713-9610186
Fax: +1-713-9613340
Website URL:www.koreahouston.org

South Korea Consulate , United States

2033 6th Avenue, Suite 1125
WA 98121
Seattle
Washington
USA
Phone: +1-206-4411011
Fax: +1-206-4417912
Email:
koreanconsulate@yahoo.com

South Korea Consulate , United States

229 Peachtree St. International Tower Suite 500
GA 30303
Atlanta
Georgia
USA
Phone: +1-404-5221611
Fax: +1-404-5213169
Email:
atlanta@mofat.go.kr

South Korea Consulate , United States

2756 Pali Highway
Hawaii 96817
Honolulu
Hawaii
USA
Phone: +1-808-5956109, +1-808-5956274
Fax: +1-808-5953046
Email:
cghi@mofat.go.kr

South Korea Consulate , United States

3243 Wilshire Blvd.
CA 90010
Los Angeles
California
USA
Phone: +1-213-3859300
Fax: +1-213-3851849
Email:
korea@koreanconsulatela.org
Website URL: www.koreanconsulatela.org

South Korea Consulate , United States

335 E. 45th St.(4th Fl.)
NY 10017
New York
USA
Phone: +1-212-6929120
Fax: +1-646-6746023
Email:
info@koreanconsulate.org
Website URL: www.koreanconsulate.org

South Korea Consulate , United States

3500 Clay Street
CA 94118
San Francisco
California
USA
Phone: +1-415-9212251
Fax: +1-415-9215946
Email:
consularsf@mofat.go.kr
Website URL: www.koreanconsulatesf.org

South Korea Consulate , United States

NBC Tower Suite 2700, 455 N. Cityfront Plaza Drive
IL 60611
Chicago
Illinois
USA
Phone: +1-312-8229485
Fax: +1-312-8229849
Email:
chicago@mofat.go.kr

South Korea Consulate , United States

One Gateway Center, Suite 251, 300 Washington Street
MA 02458
Newton
Massachusetts
USA
Phone: +1-617-6412830
Fax: +1-617-6412831
Email:
kcgboston@mofat.go.kr
Website URL: www.kcgboston.org
STEP  5   - Travel to Korea

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