Previously, if a South Korean company's tax payments were
unsettled, they were given a verbal warning, though the visa would
still be processed. Effective November 18, 2019, the authorities
will no longer process a foreign national's VIN and/or ARC
extension until the host companies tax payments are up to date.
Submissions must now include the Certificate of Local Tax Payment
Clearance to ensure the tax has been paid by the inviter.
Companies applying for new or extended permits must ensure that
the companies tax payments paid, regardless of the amount owed.
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