Entry Info for Korea

1. Passports and Visa

Visa Guidelines

Foreign nationals entering Korea are generally required to have a valid passport and a Korean visa assigned by overseas branch of Korean embassy or consular offices. For Indian citizens travelling to Korea, a single-entry visa valid for 90 days is usually issued. For people with past travel to Korea, multiple-entry Visa can also be issued.

Visa Application Process

  • In India, Visa application centres are divided into 4 zones: North (Delhi), East (Kolkata), South (Chennai) and West (Mumbai).
  • North & East zone applicants must apply through VFS office at http://www.vfsglobal.com/korea/india/
  • South & West zone applicants can apply directly at their respective Korean consulate offices.
    • South India (Chennai): http://overseas.mofa.go.kr/in-chennai-en/index.do
    • West India (Mumbai): http://overseas.mofa.go.kr/in-mumbai-en/index.do

Jeju Island No-Visa

The special governing region of Republic of Korea Jeju Island is a no visa island for Indians.
Any Indian national having valid passport can enter Jeju Island without prior Korean visa and is allowed visa-free entry. Under this arrangement visitors can stay in Jeju Island up to 30 days for tourism purpose.
Note: Important condition for visa-free entry to Jeju Island One must arrive at Jeju Island directly without touching mainland Korea. For Indian travellers, best connection is taking a direct flight from Hong Kong to Jeju Island.

2. Entry Formality

Alien Registration
A Korean embassy or consulate can issue two types of visa: a short-term visa for the visitor who wants to stay up to 90 days or a special long-term visa for periods longer than 90 days. A visitor with a special long-term visa is required to apply for alien registration at a local immigration office within 90 days of arrival.

Immigration Offices Phone
Immigration Offices
Seoul (02)2650-6212
Incheon Airport (032)740-7013
(032)740-7030
Jeju (064)722-3494
(064)721-3494
Busan (051)461-3000
Gimhae Airport (051)972-1610
(051)972-1615

3. Flight Schedule

Delhi(DEL) → Seoul/Incheon(ICN)
Delhi(DEL) → Seoul/Incheon(ICN)
Airline Days Departure Time Arrival Time Flight No. Flight Time
Korean Air Sun, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat 19:40 06:15
(+ 1 day)
KE 482 7h 5m
Asiana Airlines Sun, Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri 02:20 12:40 OZ768 6h 50m
Air India Sun, Tue, Thu, Sat 23:05 12:30
(+ 1 day)
AI 310 9h 55m
(1 hr layover
in Hongkong)
  • Airline : Korean Air
  • Days : Sun, Tue, Thu, Fri Sat
  • Departure Time : 19:40
  • Arrival Time : 06:15 (+ 1 day)
  • Flight No. : KE482
  • Flight Time : 7h 5m

  • Airline : Asiana Airlines
  • Days : Sun, Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri
  • Departure Time : 02:20
  • Arrival Time : 12:40
  • Flight No. : OZ768
  • Flight Time : 6h 50m

  • Airline : Air India
  • Days : Sun, Tue, Thu, Sat
  • Departure Time : 23:05
  • Arrival Time : 12:30(+ 1 day)
  • Flight No. : AI 310
  • Flight Time : 9h 55m(1 hr layover in Hongkong)

Mumbai(BOM) → Seoul/Incheon(ICN)
Mumbai(BOM) → Seoul/Incheon(ICN)
Airline Days Departure Time Arrival Time Flight No. Flight Time
Korean Air Sun, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat 19:40 06:15
(+ 1 day)
KE 482 7h 5m
  • Airline : Korean Air
  • Days : Sun, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
  • Departure Time :19:40
  • Arrival Time : 06:15(+ 1 day)
  • Flight No. : KE 482
  • Flight Time : 7h 5m

Seoul/Incheon(ICN) → Delhi(DEL)
Seoul/Incheon(ICN) → Delhi(DEL)
Airline Days Departure Time Arrival Time Flight No. Flight Time
Korean Air Sun, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat 13:00 18:05 KE 481 8h 35m
Asiana Airlines Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Sat 20:10 01:00
(+ 1 day)
OZ767 8h 20m
Air India Sun, Mon, Wed, Fri 14:15 21:20 AI 317 10h 35m(1 hr layover in Hongkong)
  • Airline : Korean Air
  • Days : Sun, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
  • Departure Time : 13:00
  • Arrival Time : 18:05
  • Flight No. : KE 481
  • Flight Time : 8h 35m

  • Airline : Asiana Airlines
  • Days : Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Sat
  • Departure Time : 20:10
  • Arrival Time : 01:00(+ 1 day)
  • Flight No. : OZ767
  • Flight Time : 8h 20m

  • Airline : Air India
  • Days : Sun, Mon, Wed, Fri
  • Departure Time : 14:15
  • Arrival Time : 21:20
  • Flight No. : AI 317
  • Flight Time : 10h 35m(1 hr layover in Hongkong)