Thursday, November 1, 2018

List of Embassy-Accredited Agency to Process Korean Visa in the Philippines

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Filipinos who plans to travel to South Korea will no longer need to go to the Korean Embassy for tourist visas starting July 1, 2018. Visa applications will be processed through accredited travel agencies only as stated by the Korean Embassy in Manila. [Read: Seoul Travel Guide]


Seoul | Photo by: Joshua Berida

As of now, there are 35 travel agencies designated to process temporary visitor’s visa application. Some agencies have multiple branches including Cebu, Iloilo, Pampanga and Laguna. Below is the list of the Korean emabassy accredited agencies with thei main office and branches phone numbers and address.

Complete list of accredited travel agencies to process Korean visa in the Philippines:


ABOEX TRAVEL AND TOURS 
077-722-2141 / 02-246-1518 
Unit 14 Upper Ground Globe Tower Plaza 1 Pioneer St., Cor. Madison St. Mandaluyong

ADVENTURE INTERNATIONAL 
02-884-9400 
G/F 3rd & 4th Floor Eurovilla 2, Rufino St. Legaspi Village Makati City

ARK TRAVEL EXPRESS INC. 
02-816-6416 
146 Alfaro Place, L.P Leviste St. Salcedo Village, Makati City

BLUE HORIZONS TRAVEL AND TOURS INC. 
02-988-5000 
23 Floor Pacific Star Bldg Makati Avenue Cor Sen Gil Puyat Makati City

BUDGET TRAVEL AND TOURS INC. 
02-523-8120 
Suite 3, Metropolitan Tower, Mabini St. Malate Manila

>>> Alabang Branch
 02-850-5505/56/59/63
Unit 4018 3/F Alabang Town Center Alabang Muntinlupa City

CASTO TRAVEL PHILIPPINES INC.
02-810-0079 

2/Flr Tuscan Bldg., 114 VA Rufino St., Legaspi Village, Makati City

CITY TRAVEL & TOURS CORPORATION 
02-812-9111 
LG8 Cityland 10 Tower 1, H.V Dela Costa St., Salcedo Village, Makati City

>>> Pampanga Branch
045-322-3767 / 045-405-0317
Unit 201, 2F Diamond Spring Hotel Bldg. Mc Arthur Highway, Balibago Angeles City

COME ON PHILS. GOLF & TRAVEL AGENCY INC. 
02-810-1959 
A-36 HK Sun Plaza Macapagal, Pasay

CONSTELLATION TRAVELS, INC. 
02-224-1730 
11/F Pryce Center Condominium 1179 Chino Roces Ave. cor. Bagtikan St.
San Antonio Village, Makati City

>>> Iloilo Branch
033-514-1066

G/F Door 2, Manfred's Building, 22 Gen. Luna St. Iloilo City

FIRST UNITED TRAVEL INC. 
02-818-7181 / 02-819-3919 
Garden Level Corinthian Plaza Paso de Roxas, Makati City

>>> Cebu Branch
032-266-8816 / 032-266-1841
Unit 118, The QC Pavillon Gorordo Avenue, Cebu City

>>> Bulacan Branch
044-892-0746 / 044-766-1939
2/Floor, Abary Square Bldg. 1773 Ano St. corner F. vergel De Dios St. Poblacion, Baliuag Bulacan

>>> Subic Sattelite Office
047-251-4134

BLDG. 896 Rizal Highway Corner Manila Avenue, Subic Bay Freefort Zone

GETAWAY TOURS INTERNATIONAL INC. 
02-524-2202 / 02-524-2252 576 
San Andres St. near corner Adriatico St. Malate, Manila

GRAND HOPE TRAVEL, INC. 
032-234-0764 
Lower Ground Level, SM City - NRA, Cebu City

H.I.S. (PHILIPPINES) TRAVEL CORP 
02-718-5002 
2/F Serendra Bonifacio High Street Bonifacio Global City, Fort Bonifacio

HANATOUR MANILA INC. 
02-403-3993 
2/F Damon Bldg., Macapagal Avenue, 1011 Pasay, Metro Manila

HANKOOKCEB CORP. 
032-238-2595
02-776-0253 
Trans Asia Building Room 301 Cor. MJ Cuenco Ave, Osmena Boulevard, Cebu City

>>> Makati Branch
02-776-0253
Unit 201 Buma Building Metropolitan Ave., San Antonio Makati City

HORIZON TRAVEL & TOURS, INC 
02-521-2586 
490 Potenciana Mansion Sta Monica St., Ermita Manila

INTERNATIONAL JOURNEYS INC. 
02-4000-550 
Unit 2 Third Floor Altra Center 1663 Jorge Bocobo Street Malate, Manila

ISLAND RESORT CLUB TOUR SERVICES, INC. 
02-708-9999 
Unit 109-P, G/F Five Ecom Center, Pacific Drive, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City

JTB ASIA PACIFIC PHIL. CORP. 
02-894-5528 
18th flr. RCBC Savings Bank Corporate Cntr., 26th St., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City

>>> Mall of Asia Branch
02-994-8954 / 0949-9940249
259 (EM) 2F South Entertainment Mall SM Mall of Asia, MOA Complex, Pasay City

>>> Quezon Branch
02-932-5600 / 0999-2245669
4th Floor japan Town Retail 2 Level 4, Ayala Mall (Vertis North), Quezon City

>>> Cebu Branch 1 
032-260-8024
Unit 2L 170, J Centre Mall, A.S. Fortuna St., Bakilid, Mandaue City, Cebu City

>>> Cebu Branch 2
032-261-5102
Unit 5/6, MDCT Building 8th Floor, Block 20, Leyte Loop Cebu Business Park, Cebu City

KP JOEUN CONSULTANCY INC.
02-854-5514 / 02-4511282 / 02-998-6639
Retail 9, Goldland Millenia Tower J., Escriva Drive Ortigas Center, Pasig City

LAS PALMAS TOURS AND TRAVEL AGENCY, INC. 
02-711-7069 
G/F Unit b2 Imperial Bayfront Tower, 1642 A. Mabini St. Malate, Manila

>>> Makati Branch
 02-840-1363 to 65
UGI1 Alfaro Place 146 LP Leviste Street Salcedo Village, Makati City

>>> Pampanga Branch
045-435-1177 / 045-435-1977
Unit 2 1010 Alley Building, Consunji Street Brgy. Sto Rosario, City of San Fernando, Pampanga

MARSMAN DRYSDALE TRAVEL INC. 
02-887-0000 
19th Floor Robinsons Summit Center Ayala Avenue, Makati City

MNK TRAVEL & TOURS CORP. 
02-687-4443 802 
One Corp. Center, Julia Vargas Cor., Meralco Ave., Ortigas Center, Pasig City

NORTH STAR INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL, INC. 
02-485-7272 
19F Trident Tower 312 Sen. Gil Puyat Avenue, Makati City

PAN PACIFIC TRAVEL CORPORATION 
02-243-6666 353 
E.T. Yuchengco Street, Binondo, Manila

>>> Ermita Branch
02-523-1990 / 02-526-6427
G/F Pacific Place Apartelle Suites. 539 Arquiza St. Ermita, Manila

>>> Makati Branch
02-810-8551 to 56
Unit LG-1 Herrera Tower Condominium. #98 V.A. Rufino St. corner Valero St., Salcedo Village Makati City

>>> Cebu Branch
 032-254-0343/45/47/49
Diplomat Hotel. Suite No. 6, 90 F. Ramos Street. Cebu City

PARTY-ON TRAVEL AND TOUR COMMUNITY INC. 
02-470-2000 
Unit C2 17th Flr. Strata 100 Bldg. F. Ortigas Jr. Ortigas Center, Pasig City

RAJAH TRAVEL CORPORATION 
02-894-0886 
3/F 331 Building, 331 Sen. Gil Puyat Avenue, Makati City

RAKSO AIR TRAVEL AND TOURS INC. 
02-651-9000 
3F Rico Bldg. #112, Aguirre St., Legaspi Village, Makati City

RELI TOURS AND TRAVEL COMPANY 
02-894-1214 
3rd Floor Dusit Hotel Corner Edsa Pasay Road Makati City

>>> SM Mandaluyong Branch
893-7259 / 894-1213 / 894-1214

>>> SM South Mall Las Pinas Branch
800-4948 to 50

>>> Lucky Chinatown Binondo Branch
 242-0640

SHARP TRAVEL SERVICE (PHILS.) INC. 
02-817-0071-4
Suite 504 Alexander House Bldg. Amorsolo St., Legaspi Village, Makati City

SWIRE TRAVEL PHILS, INC. 
02-817-1082 
6th Floor Country Spacel Bldg. Sen. Gil Puyat Avenue, Makati City

THE BARON TRAVEL CORPORATION 
02-817-4926 
3F PCCI Corporate Center 118 L.P. Leviste Street Salcedo Village, Makati City

TRAVEL PROS 
02-6340265 /02- 6340266 
5F SM Megamall Bdlg B. Edsa Mandaluyong City

>>> SM Fairview Branch
939-6023 / 938-8742
Lower Ground Floor SM City Fairview Quirino Highway Greater Lagro Novaliches Quezon City

>>>SM North EDSA Branch
332-9678  / 921-9279
Unit 107 Ground Floor The Block SM North Edsa Brgy. Bagong Pag-asa, Quezon City

>>> SM Aura Branch
556-3007
Basement 1 SM Aura Premiere Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City

>>> Market Market Branch
889-7296 / 889-7396
Flight Center 3rd Floor 367A-D Market Market Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City

>>> Tiaong Branch
042-652-2268
31 A-Square Town Center Dona Tating Poblacion 1, Tiaong, Quezon

TRAVELSERVICES, INC. 
02-706-8600 
2F Trinity Insurance Center 7504 Bagtikan Street, San Antonio, Makati City

>>> Laguna Branch
049-508-2513 / 049-508-2268
2nd Flr. J. Alcasid Business Center, Crossing Brgy. 1, Calamba City

>>> Cebu Branch
032-253-5808 / 032-255-7374
4F, Metrobank Plaza Building, Osmena Boulevard, Cebu City

UNI-ORIENT TRAVEL, INC 
02-243-3888 
447 Juan Luna Street, Binondo, Manila

>>> Makati Branch
02-818-9585
Unit 101, Ground Floor, Windsor Tower, 163 Legaspi Street, Legaspi Village, Makati City

>>> Pasig Branch
02-705-2222
Unit 2006 East Tektite Tower, Philippine Stock Exchange, Orgias Center, Pasig City

>>> Cebu Branch
032-253-1868
2nd Floor, Capitol Square, N. Escario St., Cebu City


Requirements in Applying for a Korean Visa in the Philippines



■ Download and fill up the Application form.
■ 1 piece of the Passport size colored picture. You may tell a studio photographer that you’ll be using it for South Korea Tourist Visa.
■ a Philippine Passport which is valid for at least 6 months at the time of departure.
If you don't have one, better to have your appointment now. Click here for the requirements and setting up an appointment.
■ Photocopy of Passport Bio-page (page 2)
■ Original & Photocopy of valid visa/s and arrival stamps to OECD member countries for the past 5 years (If applicable only)
■ Original Certificate of Employment
(must include applicant's position, date hired, compensation, office address, HR landline number(cell-phone number is not allowed), HR email address)
If you are not employed but your parents are, these are the requirements that you need to secure:
Original copy of your parents' Certificate of Employment (if they are employed)
Photocopy of your parents' Business Registration from SEC or DTI and photocopy of their Business Permit or Mayor's Permit (if they are self-employed)
Photocopy of your parents' ITR
Photocopy of your parents' NSO Marriage Certificate
Photocopy of your birth certificate
Photocopy of your school ID
Original copy of your school certificate
■ Original Personal Bank Certificate and Bank Statement
You can get these from your bank, I got mine from BDO. They charged me P100 for the Bank Certificate and P100/page for the Bank Statement.
I think this will serve as a proof that you can afford to travel to their country and I guess the amount of money you have in your bank doesn’t guarantee you 100% approval of the visa.
■ ITR(Income Tax Return) or Form 2316 Copy
This can be obtained from your respective company, if you don’t have this, I suggest you write a letter of explanation (if you’re a freelancer or if you’re a tax-exempt employee)
■ Copy of PRC Card or IBP Card (If applicable only)

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