The embassy of Republic of Korea has a visa promo for the following card holders:
- BDO Gold*
- BDO Elite**
- BPI Gold Mastercard*
- BPI SkyMiles Platinum Mastercard**
- BPI Amore Visa Platinum**
- BPI Gold Express Teller Debit Card**
*multiple entry visa to Korea valid for 3 years
**multiple entry visa to Korea valid for 3-5 years
The card holders who have any of these cards are no longer required to submit a bank certificate and income tax return (ITR). They only need to submit their credit card statements upon visa application. However, employment certificate or business permit is still required.
Aside from BPI and BDO card holders, those who have traveled as tourist to the OECD member countries within 5 years and those who have traveled as tourist to Korea at least once within 5 years are also exempted from submitting an ITR.