Industrial Bank of Korea

Required Documents

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Required Documents
Basic report for foreign investment ★Common necessary documents★
1. Copy of verification of nationality of foreigner
  • Individual foreigner
    Document issued by the government of relevant country such as passport, etc.
  • Foreign corporation
    Business permit, business registration certificate, corporate registry, etc.
  • south koreans with permanent residency in overseas countries
    Certificate of permanent residency issued by the government of relevant country or certificate of registration of citizen residing in overseas country by the head of overseas diplomatic mission of Korea
2. Other documents to be submitted according to foreign investor
  • Individual foreigner and south koreans with permanent residency in overseas countries
    Letter of consent for collection and use of personal information (for foreign direct investment related works)
  • Foreign corporation
    Document for verification of the actual owner of the foreign corporation such as stockholders list, etc.
3. In the event of reporting through representative, 1 copy of power of attorney and certificate of confirmation of the real name of the assignee.
  • Power of attorney needs Apostille confirmation
If it is not a member country of Apostille Treaty, substitute with the confirmation by Consulate of Korea in the relevant country after having received consular confirmation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country issuing the document.
4. (When necessary) Evidential document on subject of investment
Acquisition of stocks or stakes in domestic company, or investment in non-profit corporation
Report types
  1. Case 01. Foreign investor acquires newly issued stocks
    1. ① Establishment of domestic company (or participate in paid-in capital increase)
    2. ② Investment in domestic non-profit generating corporation
  2. Case 02. Foreign investor acquires existing stock
    1. ③ Acquisition of stakes in domestic company by local stockholder
Document to be submitted
  1. Principal of reporting: foreign investor
    1. ① 2 copies of foreign investment by acquisition of stocks(or contribution) notification form
    2. ② ★Common documents (refer to the above)★
Acquisition of stocks or stakes through merger
Report types
  1. Foreign investor acquires stock in the following manner
    1. ① Participation in capital increase without consideration
    2. ② Merger, comprehensive stock exchange and transfer, division of company
    3. ③ Inheritance, bequest and bestowal
    4. ④ Investment of dividend (cash) and acquisition of dividend stock
    5. ⑤ Conversion (exchange) of convertible (exchangeable) bond and stock depository certificate, etc. to stock
Document to be submitted
  1. Principal of reporting: foreign investor
    1. ① 2 copies of foreign investment by acquisition of stocks(or contribution) notification form
    2. ② ★Common documents (refer to the above)★
    3. ③ Evidential document for stock acquisition (Certificate of resolution of general assembly of stockholders and board of directors, etc.)
    4. ④ Other necessary documents for each situation
Long-term borrowing
Report types
  1. Foreign investor acquires stock in the following manner
    1. ① Foreign investor
    2. ② Company with capital investment relationship with foreign investor
    3. ③ Overseas parent company of foreign invested company
    4. ④ Company with capital investment relationship with overseas parent company of foreign invested company
    ①-④ provides loan for more than 5 years to foreign invested company Loan can be provided only if FDI is executed in advanced
Document to be submitted
  1. Principal of reporting: foreign investor
    1. ① 2 copies of foreign investment in the form of a long-term loan notification
    2. ② ★Common documents (refer to the above)★
    3. ③ Copy of loan agreement
    4. ④ Document to prove investment relationship with the foreign investor
Registration of foreign invested company
Report types
  1. Apply to the initial reporting institution within 60 days of the date of occurrence of reason given below
    1. ① Completion of payment of investment, registration of capital and investment in non-profit corporation
    2. ② Settlement of payment for existing stocks, etc. (acquisition)
    3. ③ Conversion, exchange and/or taking over of convertible (exchangeable) bond and stock depository certificate into stock
Document to be submitted
  1. Principal of reporting: foreign investor or foreign invested company
    1. ① 1 copy of application for registration of foreign invested company
    2. ② Certified copy of corporate registry (including cancelled issues) and business registration certificate
    3. ③ Certificate of purchase (deposition) of foreign currency (or remittance receipt and statement of foreign currency transaction)
    4. ④ Stockholders list or evidential document for taking over of stocks
    5. ⑤ (If necessary) Evidential document on subject of investment.
Application for consultation on Foreign Direct Investment(FDI) through acquisition of stock, etc., or investment format
Application for consultation on Foreign Direct Investment(FDI) through long-term loan format