Characteristics of D7 Visa
The D7 visa is basically a visa that a foreigner of a foreign company can get to dispatch to a branch in Korea, that is, to work in Korea.
If you meet the following conditions and do not meet the D8 corporate investment qualification, you may be issued a D7 visa.
When a foreign public corporation, public institution, organization, or a person who has worked for more than one year at the head office is dispatched as a required domestic professionalWhen a foreign public corporation, public institution, organization, or a person who has worked for more than one year at the head office is dispatched as a required domestic professional
(For domestic dispatch, examples include affiliates, branch subsidiaries, and liaison offices for overseas headquarters.)
A corporation listed on the KOSDAQ, KOSPI, or a foreign corporation established by a public institution
When a foreigner who has worked for more than one year is dispatched to the head office located in Korea to provide or receive training in skills, knowledge, etc.
※ Basically, at least one year of experience in a foreign company is required, but it can be exempted if you are operating a national project led by the state or approved by an immigration officer.
Representative examples of required professional manpower are as follows.
A person who primarily directs organizational management within an organization, exercises extensive authority in decision-making, and receives only general direction/supervision from the board of directors and shareholders as the highest-ranking executive of the company (executive officers are those who work cannot be performed directly)
Responsible for establishing and implementing the goals and policies of the company or departmental unit, has the authority for planning/direction/Kim Dok, the right to hire and dismissal of employees, or the right to recommend it, and is responsible for the establishment and implementation of the goals and policies of the company or departmental unit. A person who determines/supervises/controls work or exercises discretion in day-to-day work (the supervised does not include a front-line supervisor who is not a professional service provider, nor does it include a person directly engaged in the provision of services)
Highly specialized and essential for research/design/technology/management of the company’s service A person with exclusive experience and knowledge