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This is to inform you about the process of entry, residence and naturalization for marriage immigrants entering South Korea from their country for the first time, and give you some guidance about the unique aspects of Korean life though the counseling center.

Registration & Contact Info

Registration Contact Info Related Government Department
Apply at the Immigration Office
http://www.hikorea.go.kr
1345 Department of Justic

Alien Registration

Target Content
Spouses of Korean national (F-6-1) For those entering Korea under a marriage visa (F-6-1), alien registration with 90 days of entry at related office with jurisdiction over place of work/residence
Child caregiver (F-6-2) For those entering Korea under a marriage visa (F-6-2), alien registration with 90 days of entry at related office with jurisdiction over place of work/residence

* Please visit Hi Korea (http://www.hikorea.go.kr) for more detailed information.

Extension of Stay

체류기간 연장의 구분, 대상 정보를 제공해주는 목록 입니다.
Category Target
Extension of stay permission for spouses of Korean nationals (F-6-1) Extension of stay permission for spouse of Korean national
Extension of stay permission in cases of separation - filing of divorce - missing spouse
Extension of stay permission for child caregivers (F-6-2) Extension of stay permission for caregivers of minors (F-6-2)
Special provisions for those with interview bargaining rights Those staying under marriage visas (F-6-1) who have severed marital ties with their Korean spouses and have interview bargaining rights concerning a child that was born to the visa holder and their Korean spouse
Extension of stay persmission for those severing marriage relations (F-6-3) Extension of stay permission of intital stay period after the death of a Korean spouse
Extension of stay permission of intital stay period after the disappearance of a Korean spouse
Extension of stay permission of intital stay period after divorce with a Korean spouse
Extension of stay permissio for foreiegners already under the severing of marital ties (F-6-3) visa
Extension of stay permissin for moving house (F-1-6) Extension of stay permissin for moving house (F-1-6)

* Please visit Hi Korea (http://www.hikorea.go.kr) for more detailed information.

Obtaining Permenant Resident (F-5) Status

영주(F-5) 자격 취득의 구분, 대상 정보를 제공해주는 목록 입니다.
Category Target
Spouse of Korean national (F-6) Spouse or minor child of Korean national staying in Korea for 2 years or more
※ Immigration Control Act I, Appendix 1 of the Enforcement Decree, Item 28
Minor child of Korean national (F-2-2)

* Please visit Hi Korea (http://www.hikorea.go.kr) for more detailed information.

Extension of Stay

체류기간 연장의 구분, 대상 정보를 제공해주는 목록 입니다.
Category Target
Extension of stay permission for spouses of Korean nationals (F-6-1) Extension of stay permission for spouse of Korean national
Extension of stay permission in cases of separation - filing of divorce - missing spouse
Extension of stay permission for child caregivers (F-6-2) Extension of stay permission for caregivers of minors (F-6-2)
Special provisions for those with interview bargaining rights Those staying under marriage visas (F-6-1) who have severed marital ties with their Korean spouses and have interview bargaining rights concerning a child that was born to the visa holder and their Korean spouse
Extension of stay persmission for those severing marriage relations (F-6-3) Extension of stay permission of intital stay period after the death of a Korean spouse
Extension of stay permission of intital stay period after the disappearance of a Korean spouse
Extension of stay permission of intital stay period after divorce with a Korean spouse
Extension of stay permissio for foreiegners already under the severing of marital ties (F-6-3) visa
Extension of stay permissin for moving house (F-1-6) Extension of stay permissin for moving house (F-1-6)

* Please visit Hi Korea (http://www.hikorea.go.kr) for more detailed information.

Obtaining Citizenship

국적 취득의 구분, 대상 정보를 제공해주는 목록 입니다.
Category Target
Simplified naturaliziation (Co-habitating spouses: marrige) requirements Please refer to Hi Korea(www.hikorea.go.kr) → Information → Immigration/Residence Information → Citizenship/Naturalization → Naturalization (general, simplified, special) → Simplified Naturalization (Co-habitating spouses: marrige)

* Please visit Hi Korea (http://www.hikorea.go.kr) for more detailed information.