BPI Cardholders May Avail of Multiple-entry Visas to Korea!

Thursday, December 17, 2015

BPI Cards, the Korea Tourism Organization Manila Office and the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the Philippines signed a Memorandum of Agreement last December 10, 2015 in Makati city. L to R: Mr. Kyusuk Ahn, Immigration Attache and Consul of the Korean embassy; Ms. Aileen S. Lamasuta, Vice President of Bank of the Philippine Islands; Mr. Inshik Park, Director of Korea Tourism Organization Manila Office.

Planning your next vacation in Korea?
Good news as getting a multiple-entry visa has been made easier by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea for the BPI Cardholders. 

Korean embassy has exempted these cardholders from submitting financial documents such as a copy of their ITR and bank certificate. Instead, they simply need to submit photocopy of their BPI Express Credit Card and statement of account for BPI Credit cardholders, while Gold BPI Express Teller Debit cardholders only need to submit a copy of their BPI Express Online Account screen’s shot and photocopy of their Gold Debit Card.

The Embassy of the Republic of the Korea has agreed to grant BPI Gold MasterCard, BPI Platinum Credit Cardholders and Gold BPI Express Teller Debit Cardholders multiple-entry visa access. 
BPI Gold MasterCard cardholders will receive a multiple-entry visa to Korea good for 3 years, while BPI SkyMiles Platinum MasterCard, BPI Amore Platinum Visa Cardholders and Gold BPI Express Teller Debit cardholders may be granted multiple-entry privileges extending up to 5years!

The special offer is valid from December 15, 2015 to December 15, 2016. 

According to Mr. Inshik Park, director of KTO Manila Office, “Based on this promotion, we are expecting more travelers visit Korea this year and in succeeding years”. 

Based on the statistic, the Philippine market is recovered started last September from the MERS and last October it growth 7.5% compared to last year. 

For details and queries, you may check www.bpicards.com or contact KTO Manila Office at 02 880 0312~0313 or thru email ktomanila@gmail.com. 

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