kind of endorsement or acknowledgments, whose
specific meaning differs from country to country.
Generally speaking, however, it is used to mean
one of the following two things: ones being the
¡®permission to enter¡¯ a given country, and the
other being the ¡®consul¡¯s recommendation for a
foreigner¡¯s entry request.
In case of Republic of Korea, the latter
definition is used. Therefore, even if one were to
have a Korean visa, one can still be denied entry
Korean soil should an immigration officer find
some requirements unsatisfactory after
Notes : Should a
visa applicant enter Korea prior to the actual
issuance of the visa, it will be assumed that the
applicant withdrawing their application, and the
issuance will be canceled.
Visa applicant must claim their visa within
3 months after:
The date of application
the notification date of Minister of
Justice¡¯s approval (associable only if one is
needed) Otherwise, the applicant must apply for
a new visa.