Visa Guidelines

In principle, all international students admitted to KDU Global Immersion Program 2024 are required to obtain D-2-8 (Visiting Student) visa from the nearest South Korean Embassy prior to travelling to Korea.

General D-2-8 visa application requirements are presented below. However, actual requirements may vary based on countries and individual applicants. It is each student’s responsibility to confirm and abide by the applicable requirements by the Embassy of South Korea they will be processed through.

D-2-8 VISA Application Documents*

      1. Visa Application Form (Available from South Korean Embassy)

      2. Passport and a photocopy of passport (must be valid for the entire period of stay in Korea)

      3. Photo (3.5 cm x 4.5 cm, white background, taken within the last 6 months)

      4. Certificate of Admission (to be issued by KDU Global)

      5. Certificate of Scholarship (to be issued by KDU Global)

      6. Copy of Business Registration Certificate (to be provided by KDU Global)

      7. Certificate of Enrollment and Academic Transcript from Current University

      8. High School Graduation Diploma/Certificate and Academic Transcript

      9. Visa Application Fee (varies by country)

*Note: Additional documents may be requested by South Korean Embassies if deemed necessary. Depending on countries and individual cases, students might also be required to provide a proof of financial ability (Bank Balance Certificate with the record of six months transaction details) to cover their subsistence expenses during their stay in Korea.

Additional Notice:
        • International students admitted to KGIP 2024 will be issued a Certificate of Admission for the entire period of the program, including Session I and Session II, from              July 15, 2024, to December 13, 2024, to be eligible for KDU Global Scholarship and qualify for D-2-8 visa.
        • D-2-8 visa is a single-entry visa and students must be able to enter Korea within the three months of the date of visa issuance and before the commencement of KGIP            2024.
        • D-2-8 visa holders will not be allowed to engage in any income-earning activities including part-time jobs in accordance with the Articles 94 and 95 of Immigration               Law of South Korea.