28 October 2018

How to Apply for a South Korea Tourist Visa in Milan, Italy

Most Filipinos are fond of Kdramas, Kpop music, Korean cosmetics and Korean food, that's why South Korea has become one of the top destinations for Filipinos. South Korea is around 4 hours flight from Manila, so for Filipino citizens in Italy who wants to visit South Korea on their way back home, this post will guide you on how to apply for a South Korean tourist visa for Filipinos in Milan, Italy.

location of South Korea Consulate in Milan (photo credits to Google Maps)



The consulate is 3 minute walk from Turati Metro Station (yellow line). You will see this building when you reach Piazza Cavour intersection
location of South Korea Consulate in Milan (photo credits to Google Maps)
South Korea Visa Information
Consulate General of the Republic of Korea - Milan
Address: Piazza Cavour, 3 20121 (4th floor) Milan, Italy
Tel: (+39) 02 2906 2641 (Visa section)
Fax: (+39) 02 6291 1704
email: milano@mofa.go.kr
Opening hours for visas: Mon ~ Fri 09: 00/11: 30, 14:00 / 16.30 

Territorial jurisdiction
For Emilia-Romagna, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Liguria, Lombardy, Piedmont, Trentino-Alto Adige, Valle d'Aosta, Veneto

Festivity:(Holidays)
January 1 (New Year), January 6 (Epiphany), March 1 (Independence Movement Annivitus), Easter and Angel Monday, April 25 (Liberation Day), May 1 (Labor Day), June 2 (Feast of the Italian Republic), August 15 (Liberation Day / Recruitment), October 3 (Festival of the Korea Foundation), October 9 (Day of the HANGUL) November 1 (All Saints Day), December 7 (Feast of Sant'Ambrogio, patron saint of Milan), December 8 (Immaculate Conception), December 25 (Christmas), December 26 (St. Stephen).

TOURIST VISA REQUIREMENTS (South Korea Consulate in Milan, Italy)
Tourism (C-3-9) - You are eligible to apply for this visa if you are a person who plans to visit Korea on the purpose of travel for holidays or leisure
  1. completed South Korea tourist visa application form (Download application form)
  2. 1 recent ID photo, less than 6 months (3.5x4.5cm)
  3. original passport valid more than 6 months (plus photocopy)
  4. valid residence permit (plus photocopy) (FOR NON ITALIAN APPLICANTS, 'original is returned after viewing it)
  5. cost for the visa (FREE for Filipinos for tourism purposes less than 60 days)
  6. original bank statement of the last three months with the last balance (the date of the last balance must be recent: less than 30 days from the date of request)
  7. original family certificate if documents concerning the financial status of the parent are presented
  8. flight tickets A / R - IT IS NOT OBLIGATORY, ONLY TO SEE THE DEPARTURE
Note: 
Based on my experience, the following are additional documents we submitted:
  • round trip ticket (or reservation)
  • copy of identity card
  • hotel reservation
  • itinerary
  • For students - school certificate must be submitted
  • For family certificate - they do not accept the PSA/NSO certificate from the Philippines as proof of family relation. Submit the Motivi Familiare.
  • Proof of financial capacity - Credit documents, Employment, tax or business certificate

General information on visas
Regarding the visa application for the Republic of Korea, kindly consult the following link, where you will find all the necessary information in English.

Before presenting personally (or by proxy) to the counter all documentation, please contact by telephone (or by mail) the visa office of the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Milan to verify the documentation.

Italian citizens who go to Korea for tourism, for personal reasons or for unpaid work (attending various meetings, conferences, etc.) for less than 90 days are exempt from the visa.

CATEGORIES OF VISAS
Single entry: Only one entry is allowed during the visa validity period
Multiple entry: 2 or more entrances are allowed during the visa validity period

EXEMPTIONS FROM THE VISA

* The presentation of the required documentation does not necessarily imply the issuance of a visa.
* The expected time of visa issuance is approximately two weeks.
* This Consulate may request other documents if necessary.
* For each type of visa you must present PERSONAL (or presenting Delegation) without appointment during the opening hours, from 9.30 to 11.30 and from 14 to 16.30, at the visa office, both for application and claim.
Translation: Google Translate

MULTIPLE VISA ENTRY APPLICATION
  • You are eligible to apply for a multiple-entry visa valid for 1 year, if you have visited the ROK once and you have no criminal and illegal immigration records
  • You are eligible to apply for a multiple-entry visa valid for 3 years, if you are
A permanent resident of any OECD country or a person who has visited any OECD country (excluding the ROK) twice or more in the past four years, or a person who has visited the ROK twice or more 
A public/civil servant, an employee of government-owned company, an executive or a staff member of an airline or a shipping company providing services to the ROK on a regular basis
A VIP customer of an internationally accepted credit card(Gold or Platinum Card Holder) or a person whose annual income is higher than $8000 
A person who plans to establish a company working with ROK on the development and sales of resource/energy, or a person invited by a public/private organization to engage in activities such as counseling or signing a contract on resource/energy
Important figures or interest parties attending international events or conferences upon the invitations of the government of the ROK and public institutions. 
An executive of a corporation or the CEO of a company (have been employed for at least one year) 
Media staff such as journalist, producer, editor and others (have been employed for at least one year)
Professionals (i.e. doctor, lawyer, accountant, assistant professor or higher), and important figures, famous artists, athletes, writers, celebrities and others acknowledged by the head of diplomatic mission
A person at the age of 55 or older collecting his/her pension
An international student who graduated from a vocational college or higher in the Republic of Korea
A spouse, minor child, parents or parents-in-law of a person with a valid multiple Short-Term Visit (C-3) visa holder 
  • You are eligible to apply for a multiple-entry visa valid for 5 years,
if you have previously received a multiple-entry visa valid for 3 years and you have no criminal and illegal immigration records.


Visit the following websites for more information:
South Korea Consulate in Milan website (in Italian and Korean)

South Korea Visa Portal (English)


Consolato Generale della Repubblica di Corea - Milano
Indirizzo : Piazza Cavour,3 20121 (4° piano) Milano, Italia
Tel : (+39) 02 2906 2641 (Sezione visti)
Fax : (+39) 02 6291 1704
email : milano@mofa.go.kr
Orario d'apertura al pubblico per i visti : Lun~Ven 09:00/11:30, 14.00/16.30

Competenza territoriale
Per Emilia-Romagna, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Liguria, Lombardia, Piemonte, Trentino-Alto Adige, Valle d'Aosta, Veneto

Festività :
1 gennaio, (Capodanno), 6 gennaio (Epifania), 1 marzo (Anniv. Movimento d'indipendenza), Pasqua e Lunedi' dell'Angelo, 25 aprile (Festa della Liberazione), 1 maggio (Festa del Lavoro), 2 giugno (Festa della Repubblica italiana), 15 agosto (Festa della Liberazione/ Assunzione), 3 ottobre (Festa della Fondazione della Corea), 9 ottobre (Giorno dell'HANGUL) 1 novembre (Ognissanti), 7 dicembre (Festa di Sant'Ambrogio, patrono di Milano), 8 dicembre (Immacolata Concezione), 25 dicembre (Natale), 26 dicembre (Santo Stefano).

Informazioni Generali sui visti
In merito alle richiesta di visto per la Repubblica di Corea, vi preghiamo gentilmente di consultare il seguente link, dove troverete tutte le informazioni necessarie in lingua inglese.

Prima di presentare personalmente (o con delega) allo sportello tutta la documentazione, vi preghiamo di contattare telefonicamente (o via mail) l'ufficio visti del Consolato Generale della Repubblica di Corea a Milano per verificare la documentazione. 
[if !supportEmptyParas] [endif]
I cittadini italiani che si recano in Corea per turismo, per motivi personali o per lavoro non-remunerato (partecipanti a vari meeting, conferenze ecc.) per un periodo inferiore ai 90 giorni sono esenti dal visto.

CATEGORIE DEI VISTI
Ingresso singolo : È consentito un unico ingresso durante il periodo di validità del visto
Ingresso multiplo : Sono consentiti 2 o più ingressi durante il periodo di validità del visto

ESENZIONI DAL VISTO

TIPOLOGIE DEL VISTO E DOCUMENTI NECESSARI

Documenti richiesti (comuni) per tutte le tipologie di visto (1) :
[if !supportEmptyParas] [endif]
- modulo scaricabile dal nostro sito

-per i richiedenti per le categorie A-1, C-1, C-3, C-4,
CONSIGLIAMO APLLICARE E-APPLICATION (LINK SOTTO), PER RIDURRE IL TEMPO DEL RILASCIO.

-> entra in versione in ENGLISH
- 1 fototessera recente, meno di 6 mesi (3,5x4,5cm)   
- passaporto valido più di 6 mesi più fotocopia
- permesso di soggiorno valido più fotocopia (PER RICHIEDENTI NON ITALIANl,’originale viene restituito dopo averlo visionato)
- costo per il visto (non viene restituito anche in caso di rifiuto)

* La presentazione della documentazione richiesta  non comporta necessariamente  il rilascio del visto. 
* Il tempo previsto del rilascio del visto è di circa due settimane. 
* Il presente Consolato può richiedere altri documenti in caso di necessità. 
* Per ogni tipo di visto bisogna presentarsi DI PERSONA ( o presentando Delega) senza appuntamento durante l‘orario dell‘apertura, dalle 9.30 alle 11:30 e dalle 14 alle 16.30, all‘ufficio visti, sia per la richiesta che per il ritiro. 

VISTO PER VISITE BREVI NON RETRIBUITE (C-3)
Soggiorno di breve durata inferiore ai 91 giorni per turismo, attività per le quali non si percepisce compenso, come ricerca di mercato, definizione ordine acquisti o vendite, congressi, conferenze, seminari, volontariato, cure mediche, eventi ecc.

Documenti necessari ;

Turismo (C-3-9)
- documenti comuni sopra menzionati (1)
- estratto conto bancario in originale degli ultimi tre mesi con ultimo saldo
(la data dell’ultimo saldo deve essere recente : meno di 30 giorni dalla data di richiesta)
- certificato di famiglia in originale se si presentano i documenti sullo stato finanziario del genitore
- biglietti aerei A/R - NON E' OBBLIGATORIO, SOLO PER VEDERE LA PARTENZA


FOR INFORMATION ON SOUTH KOREA EMBASSY IN ROME
http://overseas.mofa.go.kr/it-it/wpge/m_8796/contents.do


  • Accettazione : Ufficio Consolare
  • Indirizzo : Ambasciata della Repubblica di Corea in Italia
    Via Barnaba Oriani, 30 – 00197 Roma
  • Orario di apertura Ufficio Visti : Lun. Mer. Ven. 09:30-12:00
  • Consulenza : Tel : (+39) 06.80246226 ( Martedi e Giovedi. 11:00-12:00)
  • Consulenza e-mail: consul-it@mofa.go.kr
  • Fax : (+39) 06.80246262
              * Puoi consultare anche questo sito,  https://www.visa.go.kr/.
  • Fuso Orario : Seoul : +7 ore (ora legale), +8 ore (ora solare)
  • Competenza territoriale
    • in materia dei servizi consolari (12 regioni)
      Toscana, Lazio, Umbria, Abruzzo, Marche, Campania, Puglia, Basilicata, Molise, Calabria, Sardegna, Sicilia

25 comments:

  1. How much is the korea tourist visa for filippine passport application in milano?

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. The cost for South Korea tourist visa is free for Philippine passport holders.

      Delete
    2. Herbal Penis Enlargement product is 100% guarantee to Enlarge and get a better ERECTION ,
      the reason why most people are finding it difficult
      to enlarge Penis is because they bedlieve on medical
      report, drugs and medical treatment which is not
      helpful for Penis Enlargement . Natural roots/herbs are the best remedy which can easily Enlarge your Penis permanently 
      Contact Dr Olu via Email : Drolusolutionhome@gmail.com or via WhatsApp : +2348140654426 for Natural root and herbal remedies put together to help you get Enlarge and Erect healthy. 
      Thank you. 















      Delete
  2. is there parking for car near south korea consulate in Milan?

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. There are private parking spaces near South Korea Consulate in Milan but be cautious on passing in ZTL (Limited traffic zone) and pedestrian only areas. You can a acquire fine up to 80 Euros.

      Delete
  3. ano po bale lahat ng documents required for south korea tourist visa kung dito sa Italia mag aaply ? salamat po

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Hi. Nasa post yung complete list ng requirements for South Korea tourist visa application in Milan. You can also click the link to download the application form. Anyway, ito ang mga kailangan na documents to apply for a South Korea visa in Milan..

      TOURIST VISA REQUIREMENTS (South Korea Consulate in Milan, Italy)
      Tourism (C-3-9) - You are eligible to apply for this visa if you are a person who plans to visit Korea on the purpose of travel for holidays or leisure
      -South Korea tourist visa application form dully accomplished (Download application form)
      -1 recent ID photo, less than 6 months (3.5x4.5cm)
      original passport valid more than 6 months (plus photocopy)
      -valid residence permit (plus photocopy) (FOR NON ITALIAN APPLICANTS, 'original is returned after viewing it)
      -cost for the visa (FREE for Filipinos for tourism purposes less than 60 days)
      -original bank statement of the last three months with the last balance (the date of the last balance must be recent: less than 30 days from the date of request)
      -original family certificate if documents concerning the financial status of the parent are presented
      -flight tickets A / R - IT IS NOT OBLIGATORY, ONLY TO SEE THE DEPARTURE
      Note:
      Based on my experience, the following are additional documents requested:
      For students - school certificate must be submitted
      For family certificate - they do not accept the PSA/NSO certificate from the Philippines as proof of family relation. Submit the Motivi Familiare from the commune.
      Proof of financial capacity - Employment, tax or business certificate

      Delete
  4. Hi Caleen, I want to apply visit visa to South Korea in Milan for my whole family but my documents are not yet complete because I don't have motivi familiare.... where can I get it? I hope you will reply, thank you very much!!!!!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. You can request a Motivi Familiare at Comune.

      Delete
  5. I like your blog,I sincerely hope that your blog a rapid increase in
    traffic density,which help promote your blog and we hope that your blog is being updated.
    casino iwin89 online

    ReplyDelete
  6. Paano po pag kaka-renew lang ng passport? Okay pa rin po ba yon?

    ReplyDelete
  7. Good morning,i will travel alone need pa ho ba ng Motivi familiare i have carta soggiorno, C.I. estratto bancario and my family are all here? Thank you...

    ReplyDelete
  8. There are number of programming which take into account the requirements of the tourism and friendliness divisions.hotels near marshall mo

    ReplyDelete

  9. Fast Cash Loan Online

    Financial Cash Avalaible Here From $3k to $1 million
    Business Personal Cash Finance?
    Unsecured Finance
    Fast and Simple Finance?
    Quick Application Process?
    Finance. Services Rendered include,
    *Debt Consolidation Finance
    *Business Finance Services
    * Finance services Help
    We offer Finance at low interest rate.of 2%
    We Offer all types of Finance
    Open 7 days a week from 24/7
    Service available nationwide
    I'll advise you can contact us via email at
    abdullahibrahimlender@gmail.com
    Calling +918929490461
    whatspp Number +918929490461
    Mr Abdullah Ibrahim

    ReplyDelete
  10. Dearest Esteems,

    We are Offering best Global Financial Service rendered to the general public with maximum satisfaction,maximum risk free. Do not miss this opportunity. Join the most trusted financial institution and secure a legitimate financial empowerment to add meaning to your life/business.

    Contact Dr. James Eric Firm via
    Email: fastloanoffer34@gmail.com
    https://urgentloanoffer22.blogspot.com/
    Whatsapp +918929509036
    Best Regards,
    Dr. James Eric.
    Executive Investment
    Consultant./Mediator/Facilitator

    ReplyDelete
  11. This comment has been removed by the author.

    ReplyDelete
  12. The Blue Eye in Saranda is definitely a “must see” if you are traveling in Albania. A breathtaking view combined with the crystal water are so mesmerizing that you feel like you are a part of a fairytale Beautiful Albania

    ReplyDelete
  13. I'm South Korean with an ILR. During my visit in Korea, I lost my BRP and trying to figure out what I need to do.

    ReplyDelete
  14. So lot to occur over your amazing blog. Your blog procures me a fantastic transaction of enjoyable.. Salubrious lot beside the scene. 파워볼추천

    ReplyDelete
  15. I simply want to tell you that I am new to weblog and definitely liked this blog site. Very likely I’m going to bookmark your blog . You absolutely have wonderful stories. Cheers for sharing with us your blog. 파워볼추천

    ReplyDelete
  16. It is rather very good, nevertheless glance at the data with this handle. 파워볼추천

    ReplyDelete
  17. These you will then see the most important thing, the application provides you a website a powerful important internet page: 파워볼추천

    ReplyDelete
  18. Regardless of vulnerabilities, the universal tourism has checked development of 5% in the middle of January and April 2008 when contrasted with same time of 2007.council bluffs ia motel

    ReplyDelete
  19. Do You need We provide personal Business loans?
    debt consolidation, home improvements Loan?,
    Loan To start a new business.
    Car loans,Mortgage loans Business Loans?
    International Loans Personal Loans?
    Apply for a Loan from $3,000.00 to $10,000.000
    with no collateral required
    low interest rate as low as 2%
    email: abdullahibrahimlender@gmail.com
    whatspp Number +918929490461
    Mr Abdullah Ibrahim

    ReplyDelete