Can foreigners get married in Korea?
A foreigner who wants to marry a South Korean citizen must produce the following documents: Evidence of identity and nationality – both birth certificate and passport. Affidavit of Eligibility for Marriage – issued and notarised by the consulate of the home country.
Does marrying a Korean give citizenship?
Naturalization is the process by which a foreign national married to a Korean national acquires Korean citizenship. Once married and on a F£²-1 (Joining Family) visa, the foreign national is granted a period of sojourn between three to six months. Korea does not permit dual citizenship.
Is there arranged marriage in Korea?
Arranged marriage and matchmakers A brand of arranged marriage is popular in South Korea. Koreans usually refer to this type of marriage as seon (선). Generally, parents arrange a meeting, but it is ultimately up to the couple to decide if they want to marry.
How does marriage work in Korea?
You must be more than 20 years to be eligible for marriage in South Korea. Men aged 18 and women aged 16 are allowed to get married with their parents' or guardians' consent. Foreign national can have a wedding ceremony either at their Embassy in South Korea or Korean authorities.