Moving to South Korea

Understand the rules and regulations that might affect your move to South Korea…

Legal requirements to visit or stay in South Korea might depend on your nationality, reason for entry, intended duration of stay and even income.

This section guides you through the residency requirements and registration procedures and provides information about applying for an "alien registration card".

Need to know more about South Korea’s economy, society and culture to help inform your decision to move? You’ll find key details here, along with an overview of the country’s geography, history and climate.

Bringing pets? Animals also need to have their papers in order! Find out about the documents and medical checks needed to take your pet dogs and cats with you to South Korea.