How to apply for Alien Registration Card in Korea

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How to apply for Alien Registration Card in Korea

Going to stay in Korea for longer than 90 days?

  • You have to apply for an Alien Registration Card?within 90 days since you arrived in Korea.
  • Documets needed : Passport, 2 Pictures (3.5cm x 4.5cm), Documents required based on your visa status, Application form for Alien Registration Card, Application fee.
Documents required based on your visa status, Application form for Alien Registration Card

D-2 (Studying in Korea) : Proof of Attendance (재학증명서)
D-4 (Studying Korean) :?Proof of Attendance (재학증명서)
H-1 : Itinerary, Copy of Registration of Business or Proof of Employment

and etc.

Reserving a Visit

You could make?reserve a visit?at Hi Korea (the government website), but you could also go without a reservation at any date (Mon ~ Fri) for first-come first-serve by immigration office.

Immigration Office

This is Seoul Immigration Office and Seoul Southern Immigration office. (They are at the same location.)
You will need to choose the right office depending on where in Seoul you will stay.

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Seoul Immigration Office

You can see the floor information next to the Information Desk when you enter the building.

Here you will go to the 2nd floor.

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This is where you want to go when you first arrive!

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Don’t know which floor you have to go? Enlarge the picture above.

Get the waiting ticket upon entrance and wait for your turn.

Sample of Application Form and Information of Photo Requirements

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As you can see, the photo should be 3.5cm x 4.5cm taken within past 6 months. Take a look at other requirements and make sure you have the right pictures for the application!

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By taking a look at the sample application form, fill out your own on the form below.

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Reminder

Double-check the list of docuemnts you need for the Alien Registration Card!

They require different documents depending on type of your visa and your nationality.

If you are unsure, visit http://www.immigration.or.kr for more information

Location of the Seoul Immigration Office

Seoul Immigration Office & Seoul Southern Immigration Office are at the same location below

At Omokgyo Station (Seoul Subway Line 5), Exit 7.

Then go straight ?2 crossroad for about 10 minutes.

Seoul Immigration Office – Sejongno