Living in Daejeon

Staying in Korea and Acquiring Citizenship

  • Permit to remain in Korea
  • Registration
  • Obligatory Declarations
  • Acquiring Citizenship

Obligatory Declarations

Notification of Change in Alien Registration

A registered foreigner who changes his/her place of residence must report to the District Office or the immigration office within 14 days from its occurrence.

  • The following incidents must be reported
    • Change of name, gender, date of birth or nationality
    • Change of passport number, issuance date, or expiration date
    • Change of address or work location
  • Application Period
    • Foreigners who have made any of the aforementioned changes must report to their local immigration office within 14 days of its occurrence.
  • Required documents
    • application form, documents related to specific changed being made, Alien Registration Card.

Notice of Change of Address

Foreigners who have made any of the aforementioned changes must report to their local immigration office within 14 days of its occurrence. A fine is imposed on failure to report any status changes.

  • Required documents : applcation form, passport, Alien Registration Card ※ A fine is imposed on failure to report any status changes.
  • The 5 Gu Offices in Daejeon
District Office Address Web-site Tel.
Dong-gu Gao-dong Dong-gu Cheong-ro 147 http://www.donggu.go.kr 251-4114
Jung-gu 499-1, Daeheung-dong, Jung-gu, http://www.djjunggu.go.kr 606-6114
Seo-gu 1300, Dunsan-dong, Seo-gu http://www.seogu.go.kr 611-6114
Yuseong-gu 109, Noeun-dong, Yuseong-gu http://www.yuseong.go.kr 611-2114
Daeduk-gu 520, Ojeong-dong, Daeduk-gu) http://www.daedeok.go.kr 608-6114

Daejeon Immigration Office

The Daejeon Immigration Office has the authority to grant permission of sojourn, extension of stay, and any changes in the status of sojourn. This office also investigates those foreigners who are suspected of having violated immigration laws, and has the power to deport these offenders. There are also offices located at all airports and seaports, which have the power to grant permission of entry.

  • Jurisdiction
    • The entire Daejeon Metropolitan City
    • The entire Chungcheongnam-do (except Seosan City, Taean-gun, Dangjin-gun, Hongseong-gun, Boryeong Harbor)
    • Yeongdong-gun and Okcheon-gun in Chungcheonbuk-do
  • Address: 150 Mokdong-gil, Jung-gu, Daejeon Metropolitan City
  • Directions: Take bus 106, 108, 511, 514, or 602 and get off at the Sun Hospital. The Immigration Office is opposite the hospital.
  • Telephone: (042)220-2001, Fax: (042)256-0496
  • Website : http://immigration.go.kr/ ※ English website available

☞ More information :www.immigration.go.kr , www.hikorea.go.kr