Inviting a Brother or Sister to Korea

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  1. Des says:

    Awww, it’s great that your sisters will be able to visit you. I have friends who also came back from a trip to Korea this week. They all got the 59days visa, but one of them, not in the family got a 3years multiple entry. Lucky him. Envy much. 🙂 I hope to be able to make it to Korea next year, once Lee Joon Gi (Jun Ki) comes out from the military. LoL. 🙂

  2. deannadsc says:

    Hi, Ms Betchay!!! haven’t seen you on Fb for some time now!!! miss you!!

  3. akishta says:

    So envious of your sisters. They will see and able to visit some beautiful and historical places in Seoul. Of course, there is you as their tour guide. I hope we really make it next year (April) with my office mates…

  4. kim says:

    tama ka miss betchay, i also invited my brother and he’s given a 59 day visa…ano po ung multiple entry na sinasabi ni des? kelan makakakuha ng ganoong visa? and extendable pa kaya ung 59 days na visa? kc 3 months ang nakuha ng kapatid ko na validity ng tiket nya..salamat sa info..

  5. pottershandclay says:

    hi miss betchay

    just wondering what to indicate in the invitation letter para mas madaling ma approve..and is it necessary ba na may work ang aswa? right now po kase wala work ang asawa ko and plan ko invite mom ko.just gave 2 months ago..thanks

    • Betchay says:

      Hi! Nung nag-apply ng visa mother ko, 2004, wala work ang asawa ko at wala rin akong work pero nabigyan naman siya ng visa. Mas madaling i-invite ang parents kesa sa siblings.

  6. she says:

    Hello po! Just wanna ask if ever pumunta ako sa Korea with my 3-yr. old son, how much kya ang gagastusin namin? (VISA application, plane tickets, etc..) My nagsabi kc sa travel agency 20k pesos daw per head, is that too much? What if direct nalang bumili ng ticket sa airlines considering the promo fares.. My husband is working there, plan namin to spend the holidays with him. My visa fee ba if ever 2-3 weeks lang stay namin? Thanks much!

  7. elyoka says:

    so envious of your husband’s regular overseas trips! =) he must be lucky to see so many countries!

    • Betchay says:

      Hi elyoka! I envy him, too. He just got back from his trip to New Orleans last Monday. And he’s still raving about the place and the people.

  8. Lalique says:

    happy to visit you again friend
    happy november

  9. Lola T. says:

    Hello Betchay, thanks for sharing this. I have a lot of friends in the Philippines migrating or working in Korea. Some of them are married to a Korean and some of them were able to visit or live in the country because they are working and living as an exchange student. This information you shared about inviting your relatives or friends to Korea are really helpful.

  10. Min says:

    Hello Ms Betchay! ^ ^

    Hope you get to post more new post soon!!
    & do reply to my mail when you can! 😀


  11. juki says:

    hello po ms betchay, im one of ur many followers.i plan to invite my sister here in Korea, I contacted the ph embassy in seoul and they said that I need to go to their office to pass some make my sister documented here. how about in your case?did you also got to ph embassy in seoul? what are the requirements that they require? sabi nila may babayaran din daw, para san po yun at magkano po?
    hope u can reply if u have time.
    mabuhay po kayo.
    salamat po

  12. pottershandclay says:

    hi again ms.betchay

    just want to ask if i invite my mom and sister, dapat ba 2 invitations or pwede ng isa n lng?

    • Betchay says:

      Yes, isa lang ang invitation na pinadala ko. Sabay na nag-apply mga ate ko ;p

      • pottershandclay says:

        may work po ba mga sisters mo, ms betchay? kase nakalagay po sa website ng korean embassy na need pa ng ITR and bank certficate if may work ang sister mom and sister have both do they need to submit those documents? yung sister nyo po ba nag submit pa nun? thanks po…and GOd bless

        • Betchay says:

          They only submitted their bank certificates. Both of them are not working. If they are working, then just tell them to bring their financial documents. They could use them as additional proof that they have intentions to return to the country.

  13. Shella says:

    yay! thanks for this valuable information. sana matuloy narin kami sa korea! salamat! 🙂

  14. jordan says:

    tanong ko lng po sna kng my WORKING HOLIDAY VISA po kau n naiissue po kc sbi po ng friend kng korean meron dw po gnun..kc 1 year dw po ung validity ng visa n un…tnx po

  15. miaflor kim says:

    hello po ms betchay,tnong ko lng po kung pno kumuha ng visa for 1year o ky kpag ntpos n ang 1year pwede po bng mkblik uli dto ng wl ng kailngan gusto ko rin kcng kunin ang ate ko ky lng gusto nyng mag work dto bigyan nyo po kong ng isang halimbawa salamat po,god bless po

    • Betchay says:

      hi miaflor! yung one year ata is only for the parents at hindi pwede sa ate… pero special cases din yun at hindi lahat eh pwede… usually binibigay lang nila kung buntis yung foreign wife or may baby… it’s best to ask the immigration about this

  16. Bep says:

    Hi Ms. Betchay,

    What if Half sister ko po ung nasa korea, ano po ung mga requirements na kailangan ko going there? anticipating ur reply… thanks so much

  17. kim says:

    hello miss bechay< merry christmas and adv. happy new year..may you have the best years to come…
    it doesn't matter ba kung english or korean ang content ng invitation letter? pls reply..thank you…

  18. bing kim says:

    Hi ms.betchay! ask ko lng po kung possible na ma invite ung friend ko tpos ungnhusband ko ang mgbibigay ng invitation mgtravel lng syandito

  19. bing kim says:

    Hi ms.betchay! ask ko lng po kung possible na ma invite ung friend ko tpos ungnhusband ko ang mgbibigay ng invitation mgtravel lng syandito.Thank you po

  20. Natalie Tuozzoli says:

    Hello. My husband is an American serving in military, I’m a Filipina holding a green card. Ma dedestino siya sa Korea next year and 3 years kami don. Ang tanong ko, pwede ko ba invite un kapatid (kapatid sa ina) ko na nasa Pilipinas to visit us there if ever? Please respond, wala po kasi ako mahanap sa mga forum regarding this kind of matter ehhh. 🙁

    • Betchay says:

      Hi Natalie! You can invite your brother but he has to present the same documents required for ordinary tourists. It isn’t difficult as long as he could prove that he has ties in the Philippines.

  21. bobby velasco says:

    hello po mam,ask ko lang po if possible po bang ma invite kami sabay ng ate ko sa korea ng ate ko dito pinas?ang ate kopo nakapag asawa po sya ng koreano po?sana masagot nyo po tanong kopo,thanks

    • Betchay says:

      Hi Bobby! Yung asawa mo na may asawang Korean, nakatira sa Korea right? Yup, pwede kayong ma-invite ng sabay.

  22. Sarri says:

    Hi Ms. Betchay,
    tanong ko lang po sana, if iinvite po kame ng sister ko jan sa korea (my mom, her daughter and sister(me)), pero ung husband niya ang mgbibigay nang invitation us army po siya same lang po ba nang requirements for child/parents???
    Birth Certificate ( photocopy)
    Invitation Letter notarized in Korea (original)
    Invitor’s passport photocopy of first page
    Photocopy of Invitor’s Military I.D & Military Order
    Mother’s passport photocopy
    Mother’s visa page photocopy
    NSO Marriage certificate (photocopy)

    … ito po ate betchay?? same lang po b nang requirements ang dadalhin namen sa korean embassy?? 3months visa po sna kse po balak nmen mag christmass there in korea..

    sna po masagot niyo po ang tanong q… salamat po…

    • Betchay says:

      Hi Sarri! That’s right pero kung working ka, kailangan mo rin magdala ng sarili mong documents like ITR, COE and bank certificate.

      • Sarri says:

        thanks po… d po ako nagwo2rk kaya wala po ako niyan.. ayos lang po ba un ate betchay??

        Salamat po talaga ms. betchay… god bless you po…:*

  23. hyejin says:

    Hi ms. Bethay. ask ko lang sana kung puwede ma invite ang mother kasama pamangkin ko at ano po bang requirements? pareho po din kami ng husband ko may trabaho ..

  24. russel says:

    hello po ms.betchay .kkbalik ko lng po d2 sa pinas last july 2012 plan ko po ulit bumalik sn but when I went to embassy I was informed n di n dw po pede sa application kung wla kng work totoo ho b ito..Meron n po akong invitation from my brother in law who is a korean..nakalagay ho dun sa requirements nila if working dun k lng mg susubmit ng mga ITR policy dw po nila un n they don’t allow anyone who is not working..please reply po..thanks and god bless po.

    • Betchay says:

      Hi Russel! Sabi ni Rep. Jasmine Lee hindi na tatanggapin ang application ng mga kapatid ng may asawang Korean kung wala silang trabaho. Or kung may pensiyon, dapat maipakita ang source of income ay hindi galing sa Korea.

      • russel says:

        Thank you po Ms.Betchay for taking time to reply..I was saddened by this untimely news gs2 ko po sana maexperience ulit ung winter dun..I really want to go back there any other way on how I can be allowed to go back..And I have one more concern Ms.Betchay I worked in Korea as EPS for 6 yrs..pano ho b ulit ako mkkbalik dun rather than processing in POEA .kc po.I will be turning 39 this yr.and they only allowed 38 yrs.old..please help me find the best way on how I can work again in Korea as legal worker..Thank you so much po and looking forward to your urgent response..God Bless po.

  25. jimmy says:

    mam betchay anu po bang bagong requirement ng invitanion kpg pnta po ng korea. kailangan pa po ba ang ITR AT FORM 2316 AT COE

  26. mary ann says:

    hi mam bechay ano po bang klase work ang kailnga.. paano kng halimbawa housekeper po……..tapos syempre wala na man po un ItR po db……… ano iba pa bo ducuments ang kailnga po ba……… please bki reply asap kc nagaayos na po aq ng requirments d n po b aq makakapuinta po ba………………

  27. JM Lee says:

    Hi, Ms. Betchay. Thank you for your very useful blog. I just want to ask if hanggang ilan ang pwedeng iinvite na inlaws sa Korea? Kasi po my sister will getting married this May and her husband is planning to invite three of our family members. Is it possible po ba? Thanks po sa answer ninyo in advance. I really want to know.

    • Betchay says:

      Hi JM! Okay lang three family members, wag kakalimutan magpadala ng wedding invitation sa kamag-anak na iniimbita.

  28. liza says:

    I invited my brother to come here in korea yesterday he went to embassy for the releasing sad to say he was denied AGAIN !after a year of waiting he was still denied bakit po kaya ganun complete naman all our documents as well as him…

  29. liza says:

    I invited my brother to come here in korea yesterday he went to embassy for the releasing sad to say he was denied AGAIN !after a year of waiting he was still denied bakit po kaya ganun complete naman all our documents as well as him

  30. JM Lee says:

    Hello, Ms. Betchay. Ask ko lang po kung anong invitation form ang gagamitin kapag nag-invite ng sister sa Korea? May specific form po ba or sulat kamay lang ng Korean na mag-iinvite? Thank you very much po in advance.

  31. hyurie says:

    hi can i ask something.!i would like to invite my brother her in korea for working visa. what and how the process or requirements he needed for applying??
    thanks in advance have a good day…

  32. Jamela says:

    Hi Mam Betchay,
    A pleasant day to you!
    Its me Jamela again…Thanks nga pala sa response mo sa quentions ko before..
    Its a big help for me really..’and now I have a questions again, regarding my sister and my brother in-law in korea, they want to invite my parents (mama & papa) to have my father medication in Korea. As my father has a lungs problem that need a biopsy or an operation….Is it possible for them to go both in Korea for medication? and What are the documents needed in applying for visa..?
    Thank you once again, hope to hear you soon….and help out..’
    Thank u and God Bless….!^^

  33. ley says:

    Hello mam betchay ask ko lng po makakakuha po ba ako ng tourist visa kahit ala ako work ngayon pwed ba yun bank certificate ko at yun titulo ng lupa ng mga magulang ko ipapakita ko?sna masagot nyo po slamat

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