General Naturalization (5+ years) Requirements
Necessary documents when applying for naturalization
(Application: Immigration Office Nationality)
What to do after you get permission to naturalize
Even after receiving the notice of naturalization permit from the Ministry of Justice, all the rights can be exercised as a full Korean person only after the following procedure.
Obligation to give foreign nationality to a nationality holder
A foreigner who acquires the nationality of the Republic of Korea and has a foreign nationality shall give up his foreign nationality within one year from the date of acquisition of the nationality of the Republic of Korea. Provided, however, that the person who falls under the following shall be a holder of a multiple nationality without giving up his foreign nationality if he pledges not to exercise his foreign nationality within one year from the date of acquisition of the Korean nationality. However, a person who fails to comply with the above provisions will lose his / her nationality at the end of the period.