South Korea: Launch of Remote Work Visa

Key Points  

  • South Korea introduced a new two-year digital nomad visa on 1 January 2024  


The South Korean government launched a digital nomad visa on 1 January 2024. The visa permits a maximum period of stay of up to two years for foreign nationals employed by a company located outside of the country.  

Eligible applicants will be required to apply at a Korean embassy in their country of residence and provide proof of an annual income that is twice South Korea’s per capita gross national income (GNI).  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of South Korea’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.

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