1. South Korea Prices & Delivery Times 

Normal delivery: 7-10 working days = GBP 125 
Express delivery: 5-7 working days = GBP 175 
Flash delivery: 3-4 working days = GBP 225 
All credit reports are delivered by email. 

2. South Korea Sample Report 

The sample report shows the layout, data included and our credit assessment.  

3. What’s included in the report? 

Ownership & Management 
Financial Details (where available) 
Default Information 
Credit Scoring & Rating 
All credit reports are delivered in English 
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Do you need copies of original Registry Documents? 
To request a copy of the original registry documents please contact us and we will advise availibility. 
Please note that official registry documentation is usually in the language of the registration jurisdiction. 
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South Korea Business Credit Report Services 

Creditreform operates a global specialist International Business credit report service. We have local offices and fully approved international risk analysis experts in every country worldwide. This enables us to provide expert up-to-date business credit report information on businesses anywhere in the world. 
Main reasons why our business credit reports are so important they enable clients to trade with confidence. 
The local International Business Credit Report Partners are able to: 
Assess local businesses trading activities. 
Update information immediately if there are any changes. 
Give accurate feedback based on the local economies. 
Communicate effectively with businesses as they share the same time zones. 
Herewith details of our business credit reporting service in South Korea: 

Location of company credit check service office(s) in South Korea 

Seoul, South Korea 

Number of South Korea Business Credit Reporting staff? 

5-10 staff 

How long have you been operating a South Korea business credit reporting service? 

Over 5 years 

What type of business credit reports do you provide in South Korea: 

Corporate business credit reports online and offline – Only offline reports 
Non limited business credit reports online and offline – Offline reports only 
Bespoke investigated business credit reports - Yes 

What are the business credit report delivery times in South Korea? 

Instant Online business credit report - No 
Flash business credit report - 3-4  Working Days 
Express business credit report – 5-7 Working Days 
Normal business credit report – 7-10 Working Days 

How many company registries are there in South Korea for businesses (i.e. UK has just 1 central registry)? 

Trade registry: 13, Heolleung-ro, Seocho-gu, Seoul, Korea 

South Korea Economy: 

Currency: South Korean won 
GDP Ranking: 12th 
Population: ca 51 million 
South Korea's largest industries are electronics, automobiles, telecommunications, shipbuilding, chemicals and steel. 

Main Trading Partners of South Korea: 

Export partners: China 25.1%, USA 12.2%, Vietnam 8.2%, Hong Kong 6.9%, Japan 4.7% 
Import Partners: China 20.5%, Japan 11.5%, USA 10.5%, Germany 4.2%, Saudi Arabia 4.1% 

Do business credit reports contain negative information? 

Yes, the reports include negative information 

Do you provide consumer credit reports in South Korea? 

Available Upon Request 

Specialist Debt Recovery Service South Korea No Win No Fee 

There are many unique requirements to international debt collection services in all countries including South Korea debt collection services which differ from the UK debt collection agency services and therefore it is very important that cases are handled directly by our expert South Korea debt collection agency and not from debt collectors UK. This method of South Korea debt collection sets Creditreform aside from the competition who in many cases will operate an international debt collection service from a UK debt collector only. Using the local South Korea debt collection agency enables us to achieve a far greater success rate and our No Win No Fee service together with competitive commission rates against monies recovered only ensures you get the best service. 

South Korea Skip Tracing Service 

Creditreform’s debt collection company service also uses expert international tracing agents including South Korea tracing agent services to locate any absconded debtor. This tracing service is provided on a No Find No Fee basis only charging for a successful trace. 

Specialist Business Credit Report Experts 

There are many unique requirements to providing international business credit reports in all countries including South Korea business credit reporting services which differ from Credit Reports UK services. Therefore it is very important that information is obtained directly by our expert international local business credit reporting partners and not from the Credit Report UK services. Our multi lingual local partners are able to provide all business credit reports in English including the bespoke investigated business credit reports. 

South Korea Company Registry Name 

Start-Biz Online 

South Korea Company Registry Address 

Ministry of SMEs and Startups 189, Cheongsa-ro, Seo-gu, Daejeon Metropolitan City (920 Dunsan-dong) 1357 without area code 
Startup Promotion Agency 3F, 5F, Capital Tower, 797 Hanbat-daero, Seo-gu, Daejeon, Republic of Korea (931 Dunsan-dong) 1577-5475 

Date Company Registry Established in South Korea 

The South Korea Company Register was established in 2008 (Ministry of Finance). 

Language(s) of South Korea Company Registry 

The South Korea Company Register is in Korean language only. 

Number of Company Registries in South Korea: 

1 company register in South Korea 

Related Associations in South Korea 

Small and Medium Business Administration in South Korea 
Korea Supreme Court – Registry 
Financial Supervisory Service – Repository of Korea's Corporate Filings 

Can you search companies online for free in South Korea? 

No, you are unable to search for free at the South Korea Company Register. 

What information can I view for free at South Korea Company Registry 

None but a South Korea company extract/profile will include where available: 
South Korea Company Name 
South Korea Representatives 
South Korea Director and proprietors 
South Korea Current status (active/inactive) 
South Korea Activity / Type of business 
South Korea Registered Address 

Do you need to register / sign up at the South Korea Company Registry? 

No, you do not need to register at the South Korea Company Registry. 

Number of Registered Companies in South Korea 

The number of registered companies is not Publicly Available in South Korea. 

How to Register / Incorporate a company in South Korea? 

You can register a company in South Korea through a South Korea company formation agent. 

Minimum share capital (private limited) in South Korea 

USD 1 is minimum share capital in South Korea 

What is the Corporate tax rate in South Korea? 

20% is corporate tax rate in South Korea 

Types of Companies in South Korea 

주식회사 [ko] or 株式會社 (jusik hoesa): ≈ kabushiki gaisha (Japan); plc (UK) 
유한회사 [ko] or 有限會社 (yuhan hoesa): ≈ yūgen gaisha/gōdō gaisha (Japan); Ltd. (UK); GmbH (Germany) 
유한책임회사 [ko] or 有限責任會社 (yuhan chaeg-im hoesa): limited liability company; ≈ gōdō gaisha (Japan) 
합자회사 [ko] or 合資會社 (hapja hoesa): gōshi gaisha (Japan); corporation similar to a limited partnership 
합명회사 [ko] or 合名會社 (hapmyeong hoesa): gōmei gaisha (Japan); corporation similar to a general partnership 

South Korea Company Documents Available 

South Korea Company Commercial Extract 
South Korea Certificate of Good Standing 
South Korea List of Directors 
South Korea Certificate of Registration 

What are the Financial Regulatory Authorities in South Korea? 

Financial Services Commission (FSC) 
Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) 

What are the Stock Exchanges in South Korea? 

Korea Exchange (KRX) in Busan which was founded in 2005 
KOSDAQ in Seoul which was founded in 1996 

South Korea Company Registry Search 

All local South Korea Company searches can be under taken via our South Korea Company Registry search. Where there is more than one South Korea Company Registry an South Korea company search will be made via a local South Korea company registry search in the city where the company or business is registered. Many South Korea company searches can be made on line but in some cases the South Korea company search needs to search the local South Korea company register in person, post or by email. Creditreform and it’s local company search partners undertake these services on behalf of our international clients. 

South Korea Company Documents 

The South Korea Company Registry hold all company documents on record and many of these can be downloaded instantly if you have registered with the South Korea company registry. Alternatively you can order South Korea company documents, company extracts or any registered document such as the South Korea Memorandum of Association via Creditreform. Creditreform’ s local registered agent will then undertake an South Korea company search on your behalf and we will forward the results via email. 

South Korea Certificate of Good Standing 

The certificate of Good standing is issued by the local South Korea company registry and in many cases can be downloaded by a registered company agent. Besides the Certificate of Good Standing other specific documents can be purchased such as the South Korea Certificate of Incorporation or the South Korea Memorandum of Association.. 

South Korea Private Investigation Work 

There are many reasons for the need to use our South Korea private investigator or South Korea process server. We partner with fully approved local South Korea private detectors who are experts in their field and provide our clients with a fully confidential service including South Korea skip tracing and South Korea document serving where required. 

South Korea Company Formations 

There are many reasons why our clients need to use our South Korea company formation services. Through our fully approved local South Korea company registration agent the South Korea company incorporation is made as simple as possible. We will undertake all the necessary South Korea company searches to ensure the chosen name is available and guide you through the necessary documentation required to incorporate the company required. 
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