We provide visa issuance, extension, and change of sojourn status services for foreign entrepreneurs and professionals.
There are 36 types of visa with which a foreigner can enter Korea. Among them visas that are especially relevant to doing business and working in Korea are the D-types and E-types. D and E type visa is issued for the following foreigners.
|D-type||artist, student, industrial trainee, general trainee, journalism, religion, supervisor(D-7), corporate investor(D-8), international trade(D-9), job seeking (includes business startup, D-10)|
|E-type||professor, foreign language instructor, research, technology transfer(E-4), professional employment, artistic performer, designated activities(E-7), training employment, non-professional employment, crew employee|
|F-type||accompanying spouse/child(F-3), Overseas Koreans(F-4) (F-4-16: corporate executive, F-4-17: entrepreneur of $100,000)|
Pearson & Partners provides visa issuance, extension, and change of sojourn status services for foreign entrepreneurs and professionals intending to build their business and career in Korea.
Each type of visa requires different application documents and qualifications. For more information on each type of visa, download our A Guide to Doing Business in Korea at the bottom of this page or you can refer to our Insights section.