Consulate General of The Republic of Korea in Toronto

[We are close on September 30th]

*From August 3rd, walk-in service only

 

▶ Due to high call volumes, it might be difficult to connect with the department. Please send us an email with your inquiry 📧 toronto@mofa.go.kr

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▶ Due to high call volumes, it might be difficult to connect with the department. Please send us an email with your inquiry 📧 toronto@mofa.go.kr

Booking System Information

Important Visitor Information

  1. PARKING: There is no public parking on-site at the Consulate. Please arrange to arrive early if you are arriving by a personal vehicle so that you have enough time to park before your appointment time. If you do not arrive by your appointment time, you forfeit your appointment.

  2. COVID-19 MEASURES: Wearing a mask is mandatory indoors. You will be denied entry without a mask. Please do not bring additional family members or friends who do not need to be present to your appointment to prevent overcrowding indoors.

  3. DOCUMENT/PASSPORT PICKUP: ​For documents pick-up, you do not need to make an appointment. Please walk-in and take a seat and maintain 2 m distance from other visitors during the pickup times (please see below for Visa and Criminal Records Check pick-up times.)

  4. PAYMENTS: Process in person, it has to be exact cash or Debit card only. Mail-in, it depends on service please check with the department

◆ VISA, Criminal Record Background Check

[VISA - Click]

You must have ALL the requirements and your application MUST be in the order listed on our website and on Korea Visa Portal. Please read the step-by-step guide for detailed information before booking your appointment. If you are missing requirements, your application will not be accepted.

[Visa Status Check & Passport Pickup instructions - Click]
 

[Criminal Record Background Check - Click]​

You must have ALL the requirements in order for your application to be accepted. Click to read the information above for detailed instructions.

* We have been informed that many applicants are visiting outdated archived pages in Google from our website or from websites of other consulates. Please only refer to the link above to receive accurate information. 

◆ Notarization/Confirmation of Documents

[Notarization/Documents confirmation of your university / college documents - information page]

(1) A photocopy of university degree (or transcripts) which has been notarized by a lawyer office in Ontario or Manitoba and additionally authenticated by the Global Affairs Canada Authentication Sector (JLAC)

*** Only documents notarized by lawyers(status in private practice) registered with The Law Society of Ontario or The Law Society of Manitoba are accepted.

*** The Law Society of Ontario Homepage : https://www2.lsuc.on.ca/LawyerParalegalDirectory/loadSearchPage.do

*** The Law Society of Manitoba Homepage : https://lawsociety.mb.ca/for-the-public/finding-a-lawyer/lawyer-lookup/

 

→ The following items MUST be included by the Notary Public:

- Official Seal of the Notary Public

- Full name of the Notary Public

- Signature of the Notary Public

- Date of Notarization

- Full contact information of the Notary Public including telephone number and address

(2) Original degree (or transcripts)

(3) Fee: C$5.20 per document *cash or debit card only

(4) The applicant’s passport

[RCMP, Canadian Criminal Record Background Check Nortarization - Information page]

■ Only Criminal Record Checks issued within the last 6 months by RCMP in our jurisdiction (Ontario and Manitoba) will be accepted.

■ Please keep a photocopy after notarization for your records.

(1) Original Criminal Record Check must be authenticated by the Global Affairs Canada Authentication Sector (JLAC)

  - Original certificate should have a RCMP seal on it

(2) Fee: C$5.20 per copy *cash or debit card only

(3) The applicant’s passport

◆ Passport 

[Passport information in Korean - Click]

◆ Nationality, Family Relation and Certificates [FAQ - Click]

[Nationality information in Korean - Click

[Family Relation and Family Certificate in Korean - Click

Registration for Birth, Marriage, Divorce, and Death. Issue Family Certificates for family, basic, marriage, etc 

※ Family Relation Certificates are not able to issue on one day. It takes 5 business days to issue. If you would like to receive by mail, please bring pre-paid Xpresspost envelop with your address on it from Canada Post.

◆ Terms of Condition of Using Personal Information

1. Personal information collection and usage

Consulate General of The Republic of Korea in Toronto Online Booking System('Booking System') will collect users' personal information. This collected information only use in purpose of Online Booking System.

2. What information will be collected

Online Booking System requires users' personal information as 'Your Name' and 'Your Email Address'

3. How long we keep your personal Information.

Online Booking System will collect users' personal Information as needed and we keep for 2 years. 

​4. Users have rights to refuse our terms of condition 

Users have rights to refuse our terms of condition for personal information collect and use. Users are able to make an appointment when they agree with our terms of condition