Business Visa

Business Visa

If the purpose of your stay in South Korea is continuing your business endeavors you started abroad or becoming an investor in a Korean company, you might need to look into specifications about the following visas:

  • intra-company transfer (D-7);
  • corporate investment (D-8);
  • trade management (D-9).

More details on self-employment possibilities and starting a business in Korea are discussed later in the guide.

Visa Types

D-7 (Intra-Company Transferee)

D-8 (Foreign Investor)

D-9 (International Trade)

  • A person who works at Korean Branch of a foreign company, etc.
  • Foreign workers who are stationed at the head office in Korea working for overseas companies
  • A person who works at Korean Branch of a foreign company, etc.
  • Foreign workers who are stationed at the head office in Korea working for overseas companies
  • A person who works at Korean Branch of a foreign company, etc.
  • Foreign workers who are stationed at the head office in Korea working for overseas companies

Obtaining Permanent Residency after Intra-company Transferee•Investment•Trade

Intra-company Transferee, Investment, Trade

Resident

Permanent Resident

High-amount Investers Obtaining Permanent Residency

Invester

Resident

Permanent Resident

Tech-Entrepreneurs Obtaining Permanent Residency

Invester

Permanent Resident