South Korea is one of the countries where Filipinos want to visit. It does not only promise one-of-a-kind travel experience but also promising jobs. In fact, many Filipinos are applying for jobs catered by the Korean government.
The Korean Embassy in the Philippines announced that starting July 1 travel agencies will be the one to handle the processing of the visa applications. The number of applicants is increasing every year. The processing of the visa application is never easy. The applicants would wait outside the embassy for hours.
If you are planning to travel to Korea, make sure to deal with travel agencies designated by the government including the following:
- Adventure International
- Aboex Travel and Tours
- Blue Horizons Travel and Tours Inc.
- Ark Travel Express Inc.
- City Travel and Tours Corporation
- Casto Travel Philippines Inc.
- Constellation Travels Inc.
- Come on Phils. Golf and Travel Agency Inc.
- Getaway Tours International Inc.
- First United Travel Inc.
- Hanator Manila Inc.
- I.S. (Philippines) Travel Corp.
- Grand Hope Travel Inc.
- Horizon Travel and Tours Inc.
- Hankookceb Corp.
- International Journeys Inc.
- Island Resort Club Tour Services Inc.
- JTB Asia Pacific Phil. Corp.
- KP Joeun Consultancy Inc.
- Las Palmas Tours and Travel Agency Inc.
- Marsman Drysdale Travel Inc.
- MNK Travel and Tours Corp.
- North Star International Travel Inc.
- Pan Pacific Travel Corporation
- Party-on Travel and Tour Community Inc.
- Rajah Travel Corporation
- Rakso Air Travel and Tours Inc.
- Reli Tours and Travel Company
- Sharp Travel Service (Phils.) Inc.
- Swire Travel Phils Inc.
- The Baron Travel Corporation
- Travel Pros
- Travelservices Inc.
- Uni-orient Travel Inc.
The embassy will only accommodate walk-in applicants including spouses or children of Koreans. Likewise, those who were given numbers for visa issuance can also go directly to the embassy. They will also entertain government employees having official business trips to Korea that need urgent issuance of a travel visa. Here’s also the requirements for Korean visa applications.