Switching D10 E2 visa
Switching from D10 visa to E2 visa before your contract begins.
You need to make a reservation at hikorea. and should go to the immigration office 20 min earlier than you made.
Usually, it would take a week to get a permit to work since you apply to change your visa.
How to switch from D10 to E2 yourself
First, you find a school
Second, you make a reservation at hikorea.go.kr
Third, you prepare all the necessary documents
Last you go to the immigration office to switch your visa
Total process would take around 7 weeks duo to the online booking is always full for 2~4 weeks
First, you can not teach before you get permitted.
Second, If you have been to abroad with the D10 visa even a day and it has been more than 3 months, then you have to prepare your criminal background check again.
Third, You have to change your housing address within 14 days if you moved into a new house.
SWITCHING FROM D10 TO E2 PROCESS
FIRST, MAKE A ONLINE HIKOREA RESERVATION
SECOND, CHANG YOUR HOUSING ADDRESS IF YOU MOVE INTO A NEW HOUSE
THIRD, COLLECT ALL THE DOCUMENTS
FOURTH, GO TO THE IMMIGRATION OFFICE AND SWITCH D10 TO E2
FIFTH, START TEACHING SINCE YOU GET PERMITTED
LAST, YOU GO TO THE IMMIGRATION OFFICE AND GET YOUR NEW ARC
Documents list for switching from D10 to E2 visa
Your passport and a copy of the passport
Your ARC and a copy of the ARC
Application form ( there are 2 places you have to sign on the form ) Click
Report on alteration or addition of Employment Place ( teacher has to sign on this form ) Click
Utilize plan lecturer letter ( This has to be written by the school ) Click
Original working contract and a copy of the contract
A copy of business license ( 사업자등록증 복사본 )
A copy of school establishment license ( 학원설립운영증 복사본 )
Teacher’s schedule ( 강사시간표 )
Employment certificate (재직증명서 )
School current state ( 학원현황표 ) Click
Confirmation of accommodation ( if the housing contractor is not you ) Click
Housing contractor’s ID copy ( both sides )
Original housing contract and a copy of the housing contract
Current E2 visa holder’s list ( Name , Nationality , ARC number ) Click
Immigration fee 60,000 won