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Items you need to take/ send to the embassy

You need prepare the following documents for your E2 visa:


















STEP 5 - Get Your E2 Visa - The UK


Processing time

It takes 5 working days to process your visa. If you are sending it by post then add a further 2 working days for it to arrive and be sent back to you so in total it will take 7 working days.


NOTE: Please make sure you keep us updated on your progress, let us know when you have sent /taken the documents, when they have arrived, when you are expected to receive the E2 working visa and when you actually receive it.

Embassy details

Address: South Korea Embassy, 60 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6AJ
Telephone: 020 7227 5506

Email: koreanembinuk@mofact.go.kr
Website: http://gbr.mofat.go.kr/english/eu/gbr/visa/issuance/index.jsp

Nearest Underground Tube station: St. James's Park. For a local street map, click here.

Working hours: 9:30am – 5:30pm

Filling out the visa form

There is a space at the top of the form to write your visa issuance number (this will be sent to you by email). As you can see the boxes are very small but you just have to cram the information in. Follow the instruction on the back of the form.

 


Instructions

Go to a post office to get a postal order (cheques and cash are not accepted), make it out to the South Korean Embassy, London for the exact visa application fee as listed on the website.  Be aware that the E2 visa application fee is subject to change so make sure you check the current amount beforehand.

If you are sending your documents by post make sure you pay for recorded special delivery. Be sure to include a self addressed pre-paid special delivery envelope for your passport to be sent back to you.

The South Korean embassy is based in London, you can either go in person to submit your visa documents or you can send them by post. We recommend if you live in or around London you go in person and then collect them when they are ready. Be aware that the embassy only allows drop off and collection between 10am – 12pm Monday to Friday (excluding bank holiday in Korea and the UK) and they enforce this rule strictly.