D-9: International Trade Visa

This visa is for individuals who are planning to arrive in South Korea for Corporate management, international trade, installment, management, and maintenance of exported equipment (machinery) or for supervision of equipment production. Eligibility You are eligible for a D-9 visa if: You are a trader who has received a specific code number for international trade

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D-7 Visa: Intra-Company Transferee

D-7 visa is for you, if you are a foreign employee of a branch or liaison office of a foreign parent company who is being transferred to Korea by the foreign parent company. Eligibility You are eligible for a D-7 visa if: you have worked at the headquarters office, branch office or local office of

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D-6 Visa (Religious Works)

This visa is for individuals who wish to engage in religious activities or social services in Korea. Eligibility You are eligible to apply for a D-6 Religious Worker visa if : – you are dispatched to the related Korean religious organization or branch by the foreign religious body or social welfare organization. – you intend

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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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B-1 Visa exemption (사증면제)

This is basically a passport stamp for citizens from countries which do not require a visa of any kind to travel to Korea for 30, 60, 90, or 180 days. Eligibility  You must be a citizen of a country that has signed a visa waiver agreement with the government of the Republic of Korea. Required

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F2 Visa Long-Term Residency Visa (part II): The Social Integration Program

In my last post, I talked about the ‘point system’ used by immigration as an eligibility requirement for the F2 visa. We learned that Korean Immigration Integration Program can help in achieving a nice chunk of the points needed for the F2. In this post we are going to take a look at Korean Immigration Integration Program, 한국사회통합프로그램

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Foreign Government Official (A-2)

A-2 visa is granted to foreigners who perform official work of foreign governments or international organizations that are accepted by the Korean government. Eligible Applicants You are eligible to apply for an A-2 Foreign Government Official visa if you are: a government employee employed for an official mission by a foreign government an employee for

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