passport of South Korea

South Korea Passport

Passport rankings out of 193 countries

Freedom of travel7

Asset protection6

Quality of life16

"Plan B"18

About South Korea

A state in East Asia, unofficially known as South Korea. It is located on the Korean Peninsula, borders the DPRK and Japan. It is washed by the waters of the Korea Strait, the Yellow, Japan and East China Seas.

The Republic of Korea is an industrialized country with a developed economy. This state produces ships, cars, electronics, consumer goods and fabrics. Tourism is developed in the country: in 2019, foreigners visited more than 17 million times.


51.3 million



Official language

Korean and Korean Sign Language

GDP per capita


Time zone



South Korean Won

Grounds for obtaining a South Korea passport

South Korea allows dual citizenship

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Birth to citizens of the country

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Marriage to a citizen of the country

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Work for the country's government

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Estimated time: 5 years

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Parents citizenship

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Special conditions

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Special services to the state

Obtaining a South Korea passport by naturalization: requirements for applicants

Knowledge of state language

Assimilation or cultural knowledge

Stable financial status

Good health

No criminal records