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Philippine e-Passport Renewal in Seoul

One of the basic requirements when traveling abroad is a passport with at least six-month validity. Although the expiration date of my passport isn’t that soon, I needed to apply for an early renewal in preparation for an upcoming trip. Renewing your Philippine passport at the Philippine Embassy in Seoul (in my experience at least) is a…… Continue reading Philippine e-Passport Renewal in Seoul

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Job Portal Sites in Korea

Most (if not all) Korean employers announce job openings online. They usually post on their own company’s website and several other job portals to be able to gather as many resumes as they can and select the best person for the job. To all foreign residents out there, try exploring these popular job sites where you can find hundreds (thousands?) of job…… Continue reading Job Portal Sites in Korea

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Tuberculosis Test Certificate Issuance (결핵검사 확인서 발급)

The Korean Immigration Office has announced that nationals from high TB-burden countries are required to undergo a TB medical exam at any community health center (보건소) and provide a copy of the clearance certificate (결핵검사 확인서) along with other required documents if they wish to apply for visa change or extension of sojourn period. If you had a TB…… Continue reading Tuberculosis Test Certificate Issuance (결핵검사 확인서 발급)

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Korean F6 Visa Extension Process & Requirements

Having a valid visa is a fact of life especially for those who are living in a foreign country. Today, I just want to write a quick blog post about my application for F6 visa extension yesterday at Seoul Immigration Office Sejongno Branch located at the 2nd floor of Seoul Global Center in Jongro, Seoul. Registered…… Continue reading Korean F6 Visa Extension Process & Requirements

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How to Get Your Korean Husband’s Legal Documents

As a foreign wife living in Korea, there are times when you need to provide legal documents such as Korean Family Relations Certificate (가족관계증명서), Marriage Certificate (혼인관계증명서) or Resident Registration Certificate (주민등록등본). They’re the most common requirements in applying for something like bank account, visa extension etc. However, you can’t apply for your own Family Relations Certificate or Marriage Certificate in Korea. You can…… Continue reading How to Get Your Korean Husband’s Legal Documents