Branch and Liaison Office
Procedure for establishing a Domestic Branch and a Liaison office
 
 
Documents for establishing a Domestic Branch and a Liaison office
1. Branch
1) Bank approval
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Application 
Power of Attorney to appoint a trustee for submission
Appointment letter of Korea Branch Representative 
Certificate of Registration (or Approval of Business) of Foreign Corporation 
 
2) Court registration of Branch
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Copy of bank approval
Articles of Incorporation of Foreign Corporation establishing Branch
Certificate of information on Foreign Corporation
Acceptance of election 
Certificate of Corporate Seal
Certificate of corporate resolution regarding establishment of the Korea Office and nomination of the representative
Power of Attorney to appoint a trustee for submission
 
3) Tax Office registration
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Copy of bank approval
Certified copy of court registration of Branch
Copy of office lease agreement
Copy of some of above documents
 
4) Open a corporate bank account
2. Liaison Office ( or Representative Office )
1) Bank approval
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Application 
Certificate of Registration ( or Approval of Business ) of Foreign Corporation
Power of Attorney to appoint a trustee for submission
Appointment letter of Korea Branch Representative
 
2) Tax Office registration
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Copy of bank approval
Certificate of Registration (or Approval of Business) of Foreign Corporation
Copy of office lease agreement
Appointment of Representative 
 
3) Open a corporate bank account
  • INAA GROUP
  • Compandben SA
  • High Street Partners
  • Invest Korea
  • Seoul Global Center
  • Knowing about Korea
  • National Tax Service
  • Minstry of Labor
  • National health Insurance
  • National Pension Service
  • Compensation & Welfare Service