South Korea visa requirements for Zimbabweans

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Zimbabweans visiting South Korea

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to apply for a South Korean Visa.


  • A downloaded visa application form.
  • A valid passport with 2 blank pages.
  • A 3.5mm x 4.5mm passport-sized photo.
  • Documents showing affiliation to the origin country such as an I.D card or a birth certificate.
  • A detailed account of the applicant's travel plans.
  • Document of payment of the visa fee.
  • Document proving the applicant's vaccination.
  • A recent bank statement.
  • Proof of accommodation.
  • Proof of sufficient funds to cater to the applicant's needs for the duration of stay.
  • An onward or return ticket to your home country.

South Korea Visa for Zimbabweans

Facts about South Korea


South Korea has gained popularity among tourist due to what is known as the “Korean Wave”. The Korean Wave is a combination of South Korean pop music and television dramas. This has encouraged direct foreign investment into the country. South Korea is an attractive country which is rich in culture, ancient history, and landmarks which are popular attractions with tourists. Some of these include; the peaks of Baekdudaegan, the caves of Danyang and Hwanseongul, and beaches such as Haeundae and Mallipo. There are also annual festivals which tourists can take part in for their pleasure. Tourists are sure to enjoy every minute of their time in the country.
 
Since the emergence of the “Korean Wave”, the number of foreign tourists that visit the country has steadily been on the rise. This has greatly increased the investment in South Korea and the government expects the number of tourists to increase for years to come. In2017, over 13 million foreign tourists visited the country, making South Korea one of the most visited countries in Asia.

Types of South Korea Visa


Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Tourist visa 5 working days 90 days
Business visa 5 working days 90
Student visa 5 working days 1-5 years
Work visa 5 working days 1-5 years

General Requirements for South Korea Visa


  • A downloaded visa application form.
  • A valid passport with 2 blank pages.
  • A 3.5mm x 4.5mm passport-sized photo.
  • Documents showing affiliation to the origin country such as an I.D card or a birth certificate.
  • A detailed account of the applicant's travel plans.
  • Document of payment of the visa fee.
  • Document proving the applicant's vaccination.
  • A recent bank statement.
  • Proof of accommodation.
  • Proof of sufficient funds to cater to the applicant's needs for the duration of stay.
  • An onward or return ticket to your home country.

South Korea Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Tourist visa

40.00 (USD)

Business visa

40.00 (USD)

Student visa

90.00 (USD)

Work visa

90.00 (USD)

South Korea Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Zimbabwe


Location

Address

Harare

South Korean Embassy . 3rd Floor, Redbridge, Eastgate Building 3rd Street, Robert Mugabe Road P.O. Box 4970, Harare, Zimbabwe.

zwe.mofa.go.kr

zim@mofa.go.kr

(+263) (242) 756 541 / 4

Frequently Asked Questions


Is English spoken in South Korea?

The official language in South Korea is Korean. Many locals also speak the English language and it is advised to learn a few elementary words in Korean to be able to talk to some locals.



What currencies are accepted in South Korea?

South Korea's official currency is the Korean Won (KRW). However, the U.S. dollars can be used for exchange and credit cards can be used as well.


What is the most beautiful place in South Korea?

The most beautiful place to visit in South Korea is Busan. It boasts a mix of stunning beaches, city life, and historic buildings.


What is the best time to visit South Korea?

The best time to visit South Korea is during spring from March-May which offers sunny days ideal for sightseeing.