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Short term employment(C-4)

Overview

Application Eligibility

  • Those seeking make profit from performance of music, fine arts, literature, etc. (Whose period of stay is under 90 days)

    • Creative artists such as composers, painters, sculptors, craftsmen, writers or photographers.
    • Those that direct activities related to music, fine arts, literature, musical performance, dance, movie, or others of the like. For example, manager of professional sports team or the conductor of an orchestra.
    • If their period of stay is over 91 days, they have to apply for Arts/Entertainment (E-6)
    • Those that are seeking to make profit through performing arts such as entertainment, music, play, sports, advertisement, fashion model, or others of the like. (Whose period of stay is within 90 days)
    • Regardless of their pretext, those actively involved (as an individual or as a part of a group) in entertainment, musical performances, or plays for profit. For example, professional athletes or musical performers holding a concert.
    • Those that act alongside aforementioned individuals, such as their manager or make-up artists.
    • Those that are invited to give a lecture under a contract which guarantees profit (Whose period of stay is within 90 days)
    • If the performance does not make any profit, they are classified as Short Term Visit(C-3) status (except for Professorship (E-1)).
  • Those seeking engagement in the field of research or technical training that apply to the following:

    • liThose seeking engagement in the research of natural science or development of high technology
    • Scientists seeking make a study in the institution which is under the Special Treatment Law as to Defense Industry Company
    • Those seeking offer expertise of the natural science or the technique of special field of industry in the public or private corporation.
    • Those seeking employment through contract with public or Private Corporation, whose period of stay is within 90 days.
    • Those dispatched under contracts that are provided with compensation such as the cost of staying. (Whose period of stay is within 90 days)
    • Those seeking engage in the field of IT (information technology), e-business,
    • BT (bio-technology), NT (nano-technology), new composite material, transportation facilities, digital appliances, or environmental energy in the domestic corporation with the recommendation of the Minister of related Ministries. (Whose period of stay is within 90 days)
    • Field of IT: the Minister of Information and Communication
    • Others: the Minister of Commerce, Industry and Energy

Visa Fees

A. Visa Fees (For Indians applying from India):


Visa Category
Visa Fee in INR
Short Term Single Entry(for less than 90 days) 2800.00
Long Term Single Entry(for more than 91 days) 4200.00
Double Entry Visa 4900.00
For all Multiple Entry Visa 6300.00


B. Visa Fees (For Vietnamese applying from India):


Visa Category
Visa Fee in INR
Short Term Single Entry(for less than 90 days) 1400.00


C. EXPRESS VISA FEE (For Indian Nationals)


VISA CATEGORY

EXPRESS
VISA FEE

 

NORMAL
VISA FEE

EXPRESS
SERVICE FEE

Short Term Single Entry
(Up to 90 days)

Rs. 4900/-

=

Rs. 2800/-

+

Rs. 2100/-

Long Term Single Entry
(More than 90 days)

Rs. 6300/-

=

Rs. 4200/-

+

Rs. 2100/-

Double Entry Visa

Rs. 7700/-

=

Rs. 4900/-

+

Rs. 2800/-

Multiple Entry Visa

Rs. 9100/-

=

Rs. 6300/-

+

Rs. 2800/-


D. EXPRESS VISA FEE (For Vietnamese Nationals)


VISA CATEGORY
EXPRESS
VISA FEE
  NORMAL
VISA FEE
EXPRESS
SERVICE FEE
Short Term Single Entry
(Up to 90 days)
Rs. 3500/- = Rs. 1400/- + Rs. 2100/-

  • All the below service charges are Inclusive of  Goods & Service Tax –SGST @9% and CGST@9%Service Charge for Visa Applications– Rs.975 per person (inclusive of all Taxes).
  • Form Filling Charges for Kolkata and Delhi – Rs. 130(inclusive of all Taxes) (Optional Service)
  • For Delhi - Courier Charge – Rs.270 per person (inclusive of all Taxes) (Optional Service)
  • For Kolkata a Two Way Courier Charge – Rs.545 per person (inclusive of all Taxes)
  • Photocopy charges-Rs.2 per copy (inclusive of all Taxes).
  • Photo-booth charges-Rs.150 for 06 copies (inclusive of all Taxes).
  • All the above charges to be paid in cash at the time of submission.

Documents Required

Short term Employment Visa


Application form(Dully filled by Applicant)
2 Passport size photographs
Original passport(Minimum 6months Validity)
Short Term Employment: From Korea:
Invitation letter
Business Registration Certificate
From India:
Dispatched/transfer order
Employment contract and Occupation proof or Employment Certificate
1 yr. Income tax return personal ( Last Assessment Year) or (In absence of Income Tax Return please provide explanatory note with 6 months bank statement till the date of submission) 

The invitation letter should contain the following information

Invitee's details, such as full name and DOB
Inviter's details, such as in case of companies, name and phone no of person.
In-charge, and in case of individuals, inviter's full name, ID no (Foreigner Registration No), and phone no.
Inviting company/individual's registered seal/signature at the end of the letter.

The latest copy of Certificate of Business Registration can be downloaded by the Korean Inviter from:
URL: click here

Guidelines on Multi-entry visas issuance for Frequent visitors. Click here

Photo Specifications

photo
  • No more than 6-months old
  • 35-40mm in width
  • Taken against a bright background
  • Close up of your head and top of your shoulders so that your face takes up 70 -80% of the photograph
  • In sharp focus and clear Of high quality with no ink marks or creases

Processing time

Normal Application Processing Time: Minimum 5 Working Days

Express Application Processing Time: Minimum 2 Working Days

Yellow Passport holder (Identity Certificate) cannot apply for express service. Processing time: Minimum 15 Working Days
Please Note:-

Please note that this is an indicative processing time only. Processing time may increase or decrease at the discretion of the Embassy of South Korea, New Delhi.

VFS Global is involved only in non-judgmental task of visa processing and does not play any role in processing the visa application as this is entirely the prerogative of the Embassy of South Korea, New Delhi, New Delhi to process/grant the visa.

Application form

Visa Application Form - To be filled by Applicant
Visa Application Form – Visa issuance no. - To be filled by Applicant
Declaration Form To be filled by Applicant

Helpline

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