If you are a non-citizen, there is only one way to register a business: Visiting the tax office.
Prepare documents for submission
- To register a business, the following documents are required. 👉 Link
ⓐ Business Registration Application Form: You can download it from HomeTax, and it is also avilable at the tax office
ⓑ A copy of the lease agreement: Only if the business is leased.
ⓒ Copy of Permit (Registration or Report): If the business is authorized.
ⓓ Copy of certificate of alien registration or Passport: If the representative is a non-resident
ⓔ Notification of establishment of a Tax Manager: If there is no employee in Korea to handle tax matters
ⓕ Partnership Agreement: In the case of a joint venture
Visit the tax office
- Please visit the nearest tax office with the identification card (Certificate of alien registration or Passport) of the business owner (representative) and the above documents to be submitted.
- You can register with the help of the person in charge by visiting the Civil Services Department.