Married immigrants who have experienced marriage breakdown will be required to submit different documents from the documents listed above and should contact the General Information Center for Foreigners (1345) for more information.
If foreign residents in Korea intend to cease the activities permitted under their current status and undertake activities permitted under another status, they must visit the appropriate Immigration Office (or branch office) for a permit before undertaking said activities.
Stay changes for those with C-3-2 group tour visas are prohibited.
Once an applicant is granted permission for change of status of their stay, the applicant will be re-issued an alien registration card with the new visa status. If permission is denied, a Disapproval Notice on the Change of Status of Sojourn (Enforcement Decree Annex 43-2) will be issued.
Please note that information contained within this publication is current as of April 2019; information is subject to change without notice.