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What are the qualifications for the Korean E-7 visa?

According to the Ministry of Labor, the E-7 is granted to: Foreigner who want to engage in occupations specially designated by the Ministry of Justice after making an employment contract with a ...
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Housing in South Korea

Forget about a house, at least in the big cities. They're very rare and for the very, very wealthy. Koreans have developed a taste for high-rises, which come in all kinds of price ranges. Most jobs in ...
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Can I (a minor) travel to, live in and study in South Korea by myself?

Here are some things to think about. As a minor, you're probably not going to be able to open a bank account nor sign an agreement for an apartment rental, let open start utilities for the apartment....
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Can I travel to Korea with a one-way flight on a long-term visa?

I'm not familiar with Korea specifically, but as a nearly universal rule worldwide, long term/resident visas are excluded from return flight requirements. However, two one-way flights will almost ...
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Non-native English speaker teaching English in Asia

In Japan, being a "native speaker" is required to obtain Instructor status, which is necessary to teach foreign languages in elementary, junior high and high schools. Technically, what is required is ...
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Do I have to pay Korean health insurance during my exchange studies, even though I have private insurance?

South Korea has a National Health Insurance (NHI) system, which is compulsory and required by Korean law. Everyone resident in the country is eligible regardless of nationality or profession. The ...
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How is Korean language proficiency evaluated for the F-2 (resident) visa?

As of the time of this answer (05/01/2020), the language points are computed using the maximum between the TOPIK level the KIIP language level Source: phone call to the Immigration helpline 1345.
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May a Czech Citizen living in the UK Apply in the UK for South Korean visa?

You can ask the university in Britain to include your address in the UK onto the student verification letter when you apply for a visa in the UK. Maybe the address on the bank statement when you apply ...
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Do you have to serve for military service if you get South Korea citizenship?

According to Wikipedia, EasyLaw Korea, and Statutes of the Republic of Korea (in English): Draft-age males who acquire Korean nationality must complete or be exempted from military service. In Korea, ...
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How can I extend my tourist stay in South Korea for the purpose of language learning?

Many countries have different categories of visa. The simplest is the transit visa, which gives you a very short stay while you are waiting to travel somewhere else. Next is the tourist visa, which ...
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