New Korean visa application to start July 2018

Korean visa application will soon have a new process starting July 1, 2018.

The Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the Philippines stated that  Filipinos who will travel to South Korea may apply for a visa only through travel agencies. According to the embassy, they are implementing this new policy because of  the increasing number of Korean visa applicants, which lead to inconvenience of many.

“Total number of visa applicants increased from 90,000 in the year 2015 to 120,000 by the end of 2016. In the year 2017, total number of visa applicants recorded was around 160,000…This increase in number of visa applicants caused the applicants to stand in hot weather outside the embassy for hours to wait in line for their turn to apply for respective visa” they said.

The embassy has authorized 35 agencies to process Korean visa application.

ABOEX TRAVEL AND TOURS -Unit 14 Upper Ground Globe Tower Plaza 1 Pioneer St., Cor. Madison St. Mandaluyong; Phone nos: 077-722-2141 ; 02-246-1518

ADVENTURE INTERNATIONAL- G/F 3rd & 4th Floor Eurovilla 2, Rufino St. Legaspi Village Makati City ; Phone no. 02-884-9400

ARK TRAVEL EXPRESS INC. – 146 Alfaro Place, L.P Leviste St. Salcedo Village, Makati City; Phone no. 02-816-6416

BLUE HORIZONS TRAVEL AND TOURS INC. – 23 Floor Pacific Star Bldg Makati Avenue Cor Sen Gil Puyat Makati City; Phone no. 02-988-5000

BUDGET TRAVEL AND TOURS INC.  – Suite 3, Metropolitan Tower, Mabini St. Malate Manila; Phone no. 02-523-8120

CASTO TRAVEL PHILIPPINES INC. – 2/Flr Tuscan Bldg., 114 VA Rufino St., Legaspi Village, Makati City; Phone no.02-810-0079

CITY TRAVEL & TOURS CORPORATION – LG8 Cityland 10 Tower 1, H.V Dela Costa St., Salcedo Village, Makati City; Phone no.  02-812-9111

COME ON PHILS. GOLF & TRAVEL AGENCY INC. – A-36 HK Sun Plaza Macapagal, Pasay; Phone no. 02-810-1959

CONSTELLATION TRAVELS, INC. – 11/F Pryce Center Condominium 1179 Chino Roces Ave. cor. Bagtikan St. San Antonio Village, Makati City; Phone no. 02-224-1730

FIRST UNITED TRAVEL INC.- Garden Level Corinthian Plaza Paso de Roxas, Makati City ; Phone nos  02-818-7181; 02-819-3919

GETAWAY TOURS INTERNATIONAL INC.  San Andres St. near corner Adriatico St. Malate, Manila – Phone nos. 02-524-2202; 02-524-2252 576;

GRAND HOPE TRAVEL, INC.  Lower Ground Level, SM City – NRA, Cebu City; Phone no. 032-234-0764

H.I.S. (PHILIPPINES) TRAVEL CORP – 2/F Serendra Bonifacio High Street Bonifacio Global City, Fort Bonifacio; Phone no. 02-718-5002

HANATOUR MANILA INC. – 2/F Damon Bldg., Macapagal Avenue, 1011 Pasay, Metro Manila; Phone no. 02-403-3993

HANKOOKCEB CORP.- Trans Asia Building Room 301 Cor. MJ Cuenco Ave, Osmena Boulevard, Cebu City; Phone nos.  032-238-2595; 02-776-0253

HORIZON TRAVEL & TOURS, INC –  Potenciana Mansion Sta Monica St., Ermita Manila; Phone no. 02-521-2586 490

INTERNATIONAL JOURNEYS INC. – Unit 2 Third Floor Altra Center 1663 Jorge Bocobo Street Malate, Manila; Phone no. 02-4000-550

ISLAND RESORT CLUB TOUR SERVICES, INC. – Unit 109-P, G/F Five Ecom Center, Pacific Drive, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City; Phone no. 02-708-9999

JTB ASIA PACIFIC PHIL. CORP. – 18th flr. RCBC Savings Bank Corporate Cntr., 26th St., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City; Phone no. 02-894-5528

KP JOEUN CONSULTANCY INC.-  Retail 9, Goldland Millenia Tower J., Escriva Drive Ortigas Center, Pasig City; Phone nos. 02-854-5514; 02-4511282;02-998-6639

LAS PALMAS TOURS AND TRAVEL AGENCY, INC. – G/F Unit b2 Imperial Bayfront Tower, 1642 A. Mabini St. Malate, Manila; Phone no. 02-711-7069

MARSMAN DRYSDALE TRAVEL INC. – 19th Floor Robinsons Summit Center Ayala Avenue, Makati City; Phone no. 02-887-0000

MNK TRAVEL & TOURS CORP. – One Corp. Center, Julia Vargas Cor., Meralco Ave., Ortigas Center, Pasig City; Phone no 02-687-4443 802

NORTH STAR INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL, INC.  19F Trident Tower 312 Sen. Gil Puyat Avenue, Makati City- Phone no. 02-485-7272

PAN PACIFIC TRAVEL CORPORATION – 353 E.T. Yuchengco Street, Binondo, Manila Phone no. 02-243-6666

PARTY-ON TRAVEL AND TOUR COMMUNITY INC. – Unit C2 17th Flr. Strata 100 Bldg. F. Ortigas Jr. Ortigas Center, Pasig City; Phone no. 02-470-2000

RAJAH TRAVEL CORPORATION – 3/F 331 Building, 331 Sen. Gil Puyat Avenue, Makati City; Phone no. 02-894-0886

RAKSO AIR TRAVEL AND TOURS INC. –  3F Rico Bldg. #112, Aguirre St., Legaspi Village, Makati City; Phone no. 02-651-9000

RELI TOURS AND TRAVEL COMPANY – 3rd Floor Dusit Hotel Corner Edsa Pasay Road Makati City; Phone no. 02-894-1214

SHARP TRAVEL SERVICE (PHILS.) INC. -Suite 504 Alexander House Bldg. Amorsolo St., Legaspi Village, Makati City Phone no. 02-817-0071~4

SWIRE TRAVEL PHILS, INC. –  6th Floor Country Spacel Bldg. Sen. Gil Puyat Avenue, Makati City; Phone no. 02-817-1082

THE BARON TRAVEL CORPORATION –  3F PCCI Corporate Center 118 L.P. Leviste Street Salcedo Village, Makati City; Phone no 02-817-4926

TRAVEL PROS – 5F SM Megamall Bdlg B. Edsa Mandaluyong City; Phone nos. 6340265; 6340266

TRAVELSERVICES, INC. – 2F Trinity Insurance Center 7504 Bagtikan Street, San Antonio, Makati City; Phone no. 02-706-8600

UNI-ORIENT TRAVEL, INC – Juan Luna Street, Binondo, Manila; Phone no. 02-243-3888 447

 

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