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South Korea Immigrant Investor Scheme

Residency by Investment

Overview

South Korea is one of the most worldwidely desirable destinations and is a highly sought-after location for investors. The South Korea Residence by Investment Program is the most efficient way to acquire long-term residence in this country. The program simply requires an investment as simple and safe as a bank deposit.

Program Benefits

Time To Residency

3-6 Months

Visa Free Travel

190 Countries

Passport Rank

2nd In the world

Residency Requirements

No Residency Requirements

​Taxation

No Worldwide Taxation for residence less than 5 years out of 10

​Established Time

Program introduced in 2010

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Deposit Requirements:

You can obtain permanent residency in South Korea through one of the two following options:

1. Public welfare deposit:

(1) For those aged above 55: deposit KRW 300 million (about $250,000/¥1,600,000) with asset certification of another KRW 300 million

(2) For those aged under 55: deposit KRW 500 million (about $410,000/¥2,600,000)

(3) Deposit KRW 15 million (about $1,210,000/¥7,850,000) and get permanent residency directly

2. Public welfare deposit & property investment: 

(1) For those aged above 55: put KRW 300 million (about $250,000/¥1,600,000) in deposit and property investment, with asset certification of another KRW 300 million

(2) For those aged under 55: put a total of KRW 500 million (about $410,000/¥2,600,000) in deposit and property investment

(3) Get permanent residency by putting a total of 15 million (about $1,210,000/¥7,850,000) in deposit and property investment. 

*Capital for public welfare deposit will be returned after 5 years.