Owning a Vehicle in South Korea

Find out how to buy or import a car or bike in South Korea, plus information on registering, insuring and making it road legal once the paperwork is completed...

Whether behind the wheel of a car or motorbike, drivers in South Korea have to make sure that their vehicles are registered, insured and roadworthy. In this section there is detailed information on vehicle insurance and the compulsory road worthiness test.

In the market for a car? This section covers the processes and paperwork involved in buying a new car in South Korea, as well as details on how to go about the private sale or purchase of a second-hand used car.

Thinking of bringing a car from your home country? Details on the registration, taxes and customs requirements needed to import a car or bike to South Korea can be found right here.