When sponsoring companies in Korea hire foreign employees locally with no sending or home companies, one of E-series visa types is an eligible visa type. Depending on employees’ job category and sponsorship of employer, one of E-series visa type will be determined and RELOKO assists two types of E-series visa.
Researcher in High Class Scientific Technology (E-3)
This visa type is for people who are invited by public or private institutions in Korea to engage in the field of natural science or in high technology research and development.
Particular Occupation Visa (E-7)
This work visa type is for people who have contracts with Korean company or organization to work in areas specially designated by the Minister of Justice and have expertise, skills and capacities. There are 82 occupations in designated areas considered by the Ministry of Justice and foreign employees’ job position/description must be matched one of 82 occupations.