Required Visa Documents

You do NOT require an official job offer or contract to begin organizing and collecting your required documents. Due to the first come, first served policy with public schools, it’s actually best to have things ready as soon as possible.

MANDATORY DOCUMENTS

1. Public School Application Form
2. Two (2) Letters of Recommendation
3. Apostilled Copy of Bachelor’s Degree / Diploma
4. Officially Sealed Transcripts
5. Apostilled FBI Criminal Record Check
6. Valid Passport
7. Six (6) Official Passport Photos (3.5cm x 4.5cm in full color with a white background)
8. TEFL / TESOL / CELTA Certificate (only needed if you have no credentials)

OPTIONAL DOCUMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WITH CREDENTIALS

1. Teaching License / Certificate (applicable to Education Majors & Certified Teachers)
2. Apostilled Copy of Master’s Degree and Transcripts
3. Proof of Full-Time Teaching Experience

CIRCUMSTANTIAL DOCUMENTS

1. Additional Criminal Record Checks (applicants who have lived in foreign countries)
2. Korean Criminal Record Check (applicants who are applying from within Korea)
3. Legal Residency & Proof of English Education (Korean Nationals only)

RECOMMENDED DOCUMENTS

1. Residency Certificate (for income tax exemption)