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Foreign Resident Registration

Eligibility and criteria for registration as a foreign resident in South Korea

Any foreign notional who desires to reside in Korea for more than 90 days after entering the country.

Any person who has lost his or her Korean nationality and subsequently obtained a foreign nationality and desires to reside in Korea for more than 90 days.

Any foreign national who was born in Korea, is qualified to reside in Korea, and desires to reside in Korea for more than 90 days.

Period of foreign resident registration in South Korea

Any foreign national who desires to reside in Korea for more than 90 days.
- Within 90 days of entering Korea

Any foreign national who is either qualified to reside in South Korea or who has been issued an amended permit.
- Time of permit issuance (Immediately)

Documents to submit (all applicants)

Passport

Application for foreign resident registration

1 color photo (3.5㎝×4.5㎝)

Fee : Varies according to the type of residence (government revenue stamp) (The fee is exempted for D-8 visas)
* Additionally required documents depend on the type of residency.

Inquiries: Seoul Immigration Office, Sejong-ro Branch Tel: 1345

Services of Community Service Centers
Location 2F & 3F, Seoul Global Center / 38, Jong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Subway One-minute walk from Exit 5 or 6 of Jonggak Station, Subway Line No. 1