2023-01-07BY Immikorea


The D-8-3 investment visa is to invest in a company run by a Korean in the form of a partnership.

basic requirements

  1. The investment target must be a company run by Korean citizens.
  2. The investment amount is 100 million won or more, owns 10/100 or more of the total stock of the invested company, and is listed as a joint representative with a Korean on the business registration certificate.
  3. The business capital of the people who are joint operators must be 100 million won or more.


  1. The basic requirements are the same as for the D-8-1 Investor Visa.
  2. A company run by a Korean should be changed to a “foreign-invested corporation”.
  3. The name of the sender, the source of funds, and the sincerity of the business are also subject to major screening.

Foreign Investment Report
⇒ Remittance of foreign investment funds
⇒ Application for change of corporation
⇒ Business registration and corporate establishment report
⇒ Transfer of paid-in capital to corporate account
⇒ Registered as a foreign-invested company
⇒ Issuance of D-8 visa

D-8-3 Visa Application Documents

  1. Application form, passport, photo
  2. Copy of foreign-invested company registration certificate
  3. Documents proving business funds (use details) of citizens who are joint business operators
  4. A copy of the business registration certificate showing the joint business operator, the original joint business agreement
  5. Dispatch order (specify the period of dispatch) and proof of employment
  6. R&D facilities are designated by a letter of designation and a list of working personnel
  7. Documents related to the introduction of investment funds

Additional documents to be submitted if the investment is less than 300 million won

  1. Documents proving the use of capital (purchase receipts, office interior expenses, statements of deposits and withdrawals in domestic bank accounts, etc.)
  2. Documents proving the existence of the workplace (office lease agreement, business view, office space, signage photo, etc.)
  3. Documents related to business experience in the relevant industry or field (if necessary)
  4. Small investors with less than 300 million won and no business experience are subject to detailed examination