South Korea: work permit obtaining

Parent Category: ROOT Published: Tuesday, 29 March 2022 Print
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South Korea - employment visa

South Korea, an East Asian nation on the southern half of the Korean Peninsula, shares one of the world’s most heavily reequipped borders with North Korea.

It’s equally known for its green, hilly countryside with centuries-old Buddhist temples, plus its coastal fishing-tropical islands, and high-tech cosmopolis for example Seoul, the capital.

 

South Korea Work Visa

If an immigrant gets a job in South Korea, Still, they have to apply for a South Korea Work Visa, immigrants eligible for a South Korea Work Visa include professors, foreign language instructors, researchers, and those working in another exertion permitted by the Minister of Justice through a contract with a public or private association or company in South Korea.

 

Employment-work Visas (who can apply)

 

E-1 Professor Visa

This visa is aimed at ex-pats seeking to give lectures or do disquisition in their field at over council position educational institutions. The multiple-entry visa is valid for twelve months and can be renewed in 12 months intervals. In some cases, you can be allowed to stay as long as demanded, with renewals available every 12 months.

 

E-2 Foreign Language Educator

This visa is designed for ex-pats that wish to educate a foreign language at a company, above fundamental educational institutions. Foreign language training assistants for fundamental, middle or high academic institutions also qualify for this visa.

 

E-3 analysis

The E-3 visa is for ex-pats that are invited by a public or private institution to conduct disquisition in advanced technology. The multiple-entry visa is valid for 12 months and can be renewed in 12 months intervals. In some cases, you can be allowed to stay as long as demanded.

 

E-4 Technological Guidance

Expats with experience in high technology that are invited by a public or private association or offer prowess that is unobtainable in Korea can apply for this visa. The multiple-entry visa can be renewed in 12 months intervals. The single-entry visa is valid for three months and can be renewed in 12 months intervals.

 

E-5 Special Profession

Engineers, attorneys, accountants, and other professionals can apply for this visa. They must be internationally certified and hold Korean government authorization to exercise their field of specialization. The multiple-entry visa is valid for 12 months and can be renewed in 12 months intervals. The single-entry visa is valid for three months and can be renewed in 12-month intervals.

 

E-6 Culture and Art

Designed for ex-pats that partake in musical, and artistic activities. It also consists of for-profit modeling, pop entertainment, adult entertainment, hotel, and business entertainment, and sports.

 

E-7 Unique Designed actions

Directed towards ex-pats that partake in actions designed by the Korean Ministry of Justice through a public or private association. The single-entry visa is valid for three months and can be renewed in 12-month intervals.

 

D-5 Long-Term New Coverage

A visa for journalists working for foreign media (broadcast, journals, magazines, etc.). The single-entry visa is valid for three months.

 

Conditions to gain South Korea Work Visas

Every South Korean working visa has a different reservation. Still, an utmost delegation that the applicant submit a completed operation form, an original passport and duplicates, and a  passport-style picture. Other conditions may include:

  • Be from one of the eligible countries.
  • Be between 18 and 30 times of age (in some cases, the cut-off age is 25).
  • Have sufficient finances to cover at least the morning of your trip (at least KRW).
  • A duplicate of the employment contract.
  • Educational and professional instruments.
  • Recommendation letter.
  • Have a clean convict record.

 

The process of applying for a South Korea Visa

One is required to apply for a South Korea visa from one of the Politic Operations of the Republic of Korea abroad (ie. an Embassy or Consulate). Still, they can request a visa on your behalf through the South Korea Visa Portal of the Korea Immigration Office, If you have a host in South Korea. 

A pile of passports with visa stamps.

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Backpacker looking at a sunrise from the mountain.

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