D-3 Visa: Industrial Trainee (산업연수)

This visa is for individuals who want to enter South Korea for on-the-job training at an industrial training institute. Eligibility – A person who would like to receive on-the-job training at corporations (D-3-1) in accordance with the Foreign Exchange Transactions Act – A person who would like to receive on-the-job training at corporations that export

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The E-3 Research Visa: How to apply

The E-3 Research visa is for you, if you want to work in the research field at a Korean research institute or university. And pursue your career in research, in South Korea. Before you can apply for the visa, your institution will have to submit a few documents, to the local immigration office. So you

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I’m coming to Korea… now where do I start?

So you’ve decided you want to be an English teacher in South Korea and have either sent your CV to one of the many work-placement agencies or started trolling the job boards on various websites… or both. Naturally, this seems a good way to start the process of finding work in Korea. However, in my

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Working in Korea – The F6 Visa

Of all the various visa types available to work in Korea, the F6 is amongst those which provide the greatest level of freedom and flexibility. This visa is the one offered to foreign spouses of Koreans who wish to live and work in Korea. It is a little bit harder than many visas to obtain

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International Embassies of Countries with Working Holiday Visa Agreement with South Korea

South Korea has a Working Holiday Agreements with Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Czech Republic, Japan, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Ireland, Sweden, Taiwan and The United States. Applicants must be between the ages of 18 to 25 (or 30 for some countries). Please check all other requirements for each of the nationalities to apply for a working

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