Korea Visa

Permission for Employment of Refugee Status Applicants

Who can apply? If a refugee status applicant falls under the category below, he/she may work in the ROK as he/she wishes. To this end, the person shall find a workplace first within the permitted period of stay and then apply for permission for activities beyond his/her given status at the immigration office or [...]

Permission to Stay for Refugee Status Applicants

Grant of the status of stay, a change of status You may receive a G-1 Miscellaneous visa or, change your status to G-1 at the immigration office, or branch office with jurisdiction over your place of residence. ※ Required Documents: A written application (Annex No. 34), the receipt of refugee status application, an identification [...]

Employment in Korea

1) Finding Jobs Foreigners can work in Korea in line with the purposes they have entered the country and the type of visa they have received. The following websites can be helpful in finding jobs suitable for you. Seoul Global Center Run by the Seoul Metropolitan Government, the website provides information on various trade fairs, [...]

Corporate Foreign Investor Visa (D-8-1)

A. Eligibility Indispensable professional specialists who want to engage in the fields of business management, administration, production, or technology in a foreign-invested company registered in Korea according to the Foreign Promotion Promotion Act (hereinafter to be referred to as the D-8-1 visa). B. Visa application basic requirements The investment target should be a Korean [...]

Alien Registration in Korea

1) Alien Registration – Application Time and Procedures (1) Eligibility Foreigners planning to stay in Korea for over 90 days from the arrival date (Article 31 of the Immigration Act) (2) Registration time within 90 days of arrival at the time (immediately) when a foreigner receives a sojourn status or gets his/her sojourn status [...]

General Understanding about Dependent Family Visa (F-3-1)

A. Eligibility according to attached Table 1-2 of the Enforcement Decree of the Immigration Act, the spouse or unmarried child of a holder of a sojourn status ranging from culture/art (D-1) to foreign national of special ability (E-7) (except persons eligible for industrial trainee (D-3) sojourn status B. Visa application 1. Eligibility Foreign Investors' Companions: [...]

General Information about Korean Visa

(1) What is a Visa? When an alien enters the Republic of Korea, he/she shall hold a valid passport and a visa issued by the Minister of Justice (Article 7 (1) of the Immigration Act). The view about a visa is divided into two groups: Some countries view it as the confirmation of an entry [...]

Application for Cash Grant

An application shall be submitted to The Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy (Department of FDI Promotion) with support of the overseas investment hub offices in KOTRA, Invest KOREA, or the local government. The FDI Cash Grant Support Center to Invest KOREA and its project managers (PM) provide consultation on whether or not the requirements [...]

Eligibility for Cash Grant

A foreign investment where the ratio of foreign investment is at least 30 percent and foreign investment with long-term borrowing shall not be eligible for cash grant support. 1. New Growth Engine Research and development of technologies for new growth engines and source technologies, materials process technology directly related to new growth engine technologies 2. High [...]

Refugee Status Determination Procedures

Refugee Status Determination (RSD) Procedures are conducted based on the materials submitted by the person who filed for the refugee status application. Therefore, you need to prove your refugee claims via supplementary evidence and/or statements. During RSD procedures, RSD officers will interview you and conduct factual investigations based on your claim. The decision will be [...]

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