Foreign patient exclusive visa: with a purpose of having treatment in hospital within South Korea.
People who need to stay 91 or more days in Korean professional medical institution or sanatorium with a purpose of treating diseases or recuperation.
Patients and their family members (spouse or children) who wish to nurse the patients. (a multiple visa with 1 year of visit and 1 year of term of validity).
C3 (M): Treatment and trip period is 90 or less days (relatively simple treatment, such as plastic surgery)
G1 (M): 1 year (long-term medical care and rehabilitation)
Embassy of the Republic of Korea or Consulate
Inviting personnel’s visa documents
Certificate of visa issuance application form (1 copy of invitee’s 3×4 color photo should be attached)
Invitation statement of reasons
Copy of business license or corporate registration
Copy of foreign patient’s medical institution or inviting agent registration certificate
Medical purpose document issued by medical institution
Medical certificate and written opinion from medical institution
Treatment/recuperation reservation confirmation document issued by Korean medical institution
Agenda for tour
Other substantiating documents
Foreign patient’s invitation confirmation (for Chinese only)
Additional documents upon proxy request
ID card and proof of employment
Business performance confirmation (name of CEO)
Immigration job training certificate (starting from November 1, 2009)
Invitee’s visa documents
Copy of visa
Copy of inhabitant and census certification (for Chinese only)
Substantiating documents for procurement capability regarding treatment and stay
Additional documents upon invitation of patient’s family
Substantiating documents regarding family relations
Business that has been registered as a foreign patient’s subscription service at the Korea Health Industry Development Institute and has permission from the Ministry of Justice to perform agency business.
After 2009.11.1, only people with immigration job training certificate among invited organization’s employees can apply for proxy request. If necessary, proxy request can be restricted and supplement document may be required.