All international students must apply for Foreigner Registration within 90 days from the day of your arrival in Korea. Since Foreigner Registration is required when applying for most services in Korea, it is strongly recommended that you apply for it immediately after your arrival in Korea. Foreigner Registration Card will be issued about 3~4 weeks after your application date.

 Required Documents
① Passport
② Application form(available at the Immigration Office)
③ 1 color ID photo (3.5cm x 4.5cm, background color must be white)
④ a certificate of enrollment
⑤ Process fee of KRW 10,000

 Fingerprint Registration
Under Article 38 of Immigration Control Act, the Ministry of Justice requires that all foreigners intending to stay in Korea for more than 91 days must register fingerprint information when applying for foreigner registration from July 1, 2011. You must visit the jurisdictional Immigration Office in person and have your fingerprint registered.

International students (with D-2 visa) whose extended period of study is approved by Sogang University beyond the current valid visa are required to apply for visa extension at the Immigration Office from two months before the expiration date to the expiration date.

 Required Documents
① Application form (available at the Immigration Office)
② Passport
③ Foreigner Registration Card
④ Transcript (Sogang University Transcript)
⑤ Certificate of Enrollment
⑥ Bank Balance (more than US$3,000)
⑦ Service fee (KRW 30,000)

 Immigration Offices
1.If you live in Seoul
Seoul Immigration Office
Address : #319-2, Sinjeong 6-dong, Yangcheon-gu, Seoul
Contact Number : 2650-6211~6215
Directions :
Take subway line 5 bound for Bangwha and get off at Mok-dong station by Exit 6or Omokgyo station by
Exit 7. Seoul Immigration Office is about a 10-15 minute walk from the station. There are small signs posted along the way indicating the direction.

2. If you live in Gyeonggido
No. Name Address Phone No.
1 Immigration Bureau
Government Complex, 1, Jungangdong, Gwacheon, Gyeonggido 02-2110-3433
2 Suwon Immigration Office
1012-6, Yeong-tong dong, Yeong-tong gu, Suwon 031-695-3800
3 Yangju Immigration Office(Uijeongbu)
467-2, Deokgye dong, Yangju City, Gyeonggido 031-828-9301

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