Notorious for the amount spent on higher education, Korea reaps the rewards ranking second out of 50 countries by Pearson Education on a new global education index called the Learning Curve.
Teachers should be aware that drugs laws in Korea are not the same as they are at home. If caught with marijuana you can face heavy fined and up to 5 years in prison.
When the long workday is over, Seoulites take to restaurants and bars, coffee shops
and karaoke rooms, screen-
The world's first theme park dedicated to the humble restroom opens about an hour outside of Seoul in the City of Suwon.
So, you’re thinking of picking up the language when you come to Korea? Easy, even an elephant can do it!
The South Korean pop video has the world by storm but why is it so funny? When you get to Korea be sure to check out the ritzy district of Seoul to see what all the fuss is about.
Korea’s paradise island boasts volcanoes, waterfalls, beaches, national parks, caves and forests. Make sure you take some time out of your year to visit the stunning tropical island which lies off the south coast.
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Items you need to take/ send to the embassy
You need prepare the following documents for your E2 visa:
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It takes 5 working days to process your visa. If you are sending it by post then add a further 2 working days for it to arrive and be sent back to you so in total it will take 7 working days.
NOTE: Please make sure you keep us updated on your progress, let us know when you have sent /taken the documents, when they have arrived, when you are expected to receive the E2 working visa and when you actually receive it.
Address: South Korea Embassy, 60 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6AJ
Telephone: 020 7227 5506
Nearest Underground Tube station: St. James's Park. For a local street map, .
Working hours: 9:30am – 5:30pm
Filling out the visa form
There is a space at the top of the form to write your visa issuance number (this will be sent to you by email). As you can see the boxes are very small but you just have to cram the information in. Follow the instruction on the back of the form.
Go to a post office to get a postal order (cheques and cash are not accepted), make it out to the South Korean Embassy, London for the exact visa application fee as listed on the website. Be aware that the E2 visa application fee is subject to change so make sure you check the current amount beforehand.
If you are sending your documents by post make sure you pay for recorded special
delivery. Be sure to include a self addressed pre-