The Investor Support Center (ISC), established by KOTRA in October 2006, isdedicated to providing foreign investors and their families with business and livingsupport to facilitate successful establishment and settlement in Korea.The information provided by the ISC can be obtained in English or Japanese byvisiting us or calling us at 1600-7119, or by going online to www.investkorea.org/isc.Foreign investors who visit the ISC can receive the Center’s full range of assistancewith government administrative services ranging from registration of incorporation tovisa processes.
Tel: (82) 1600-7119 Fax: (82-2) 3497-1611Operation Hours: Mon ~ Fri 9:00-18:00 (Lunch time: 12:00~13:00)Hotline: Mon ~ Fri 18:00-24:00 Available Languages: English, Japanese, KoreanWebsite: www.investkorea.org/isc
We are offering far-reaching information to promote your convenient life inKorea. Call us whenever you need help.
Real estate agencies for foreign customers
Lists of foreign schools/nurseries
Information concerning fares for public transportation,highways, international driver’s licenses, etc.
Guide to product purchasing, store locations and on-lineshopping
Reservation services for those who are not familiar with theKorean languageDispatched governmental officials give prompt and accurate solutions to anyproblems that may arise.
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) procedures
Consultation on incorporation registration
Change in visa status, extension of period of stay, alienregistration, visa consultation, etc. (for those with D-8, F-3, or F-1 visas only)
National Tax Service:
Consultation on business registration and taxes
Korea Customs Service:
Consultation on matters regarding customs
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ISC consultants will accompany foreign staff and provide one-day, on-siteservices for settling any problems caused by cultural differences orcommunication difficulties.
Foreign (potential) investors and their families
For reservations, please call 1 week in advance. (Tel. 1600-7119)
An alien registration card or a photocopy of passport, a foreign investment report for potential investors
English or Japanese
Seoul and part of Gyeonggi province
Free (except fees and travel expenses, if any)
KOTRA offers executives of foreign-invested companies and their families theopportunity to study the Korean language.
Foreign investors, expatriate employees and their families
Elementary and intermediate levels
Twice a week 10:00 ~11:30 AM, and at 07:00 ~ 08:30 PM
Invest Korea Plaza(IKP)
A copy of alien registration card and certificate of employment
ISC (1600-7119), email@example.com An emergency hotline service is open from 6PM to 12AM and providesprompt assistance to investors after normal business hours.
Mon to Fri 18:00~24:00
Investor Support Center (ISC)