Application Checklist

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Eligibility Documents

Category 1:

If one or both parents are holding a foreign passport (with no Korean citizenship):

  • Copy of parents' Alien Registration Cards (front and back)
  • Original copy of Korean Family Registry (if ethnically Korean – 국적상실증명 or 재적등본)
  • Child's birth certificate
  • Copy of valid passport title pages of mother, father, and child

Category 2:

If both parents have Korean citizenship, and the child has lived overseas 1095 days or more, or has 3 years of school transcripts:

  • Entry and Exit Certificate of the parents and the child. If the child has dual citizenship, please submit an Entry and Exit Certificate for each passport.
  • Original copy of Korean Family Registry
  • School transcript and Attendance Verification from school(s) attended overseas (must be official and signed)

Application Processing Fee

All applicants must pay an non refundable KRW 500,000 application fee that covers the costs of the application process.

Required Application Documents

  • Application Form
  • Transportation Form
  • Medical Form
  • Color passport size photograph
  • Official school transcripts for the past three years and the most recent report card (translated into English and notarized).
  • School Attendance Verification (translated into English and notarized).
  • Most recent standardized achievement scores (IOWA, CAT, SSAT, ISA, Stanford, ISEE, PSAT, SAT, Stanford, etc.)
  • Handwritten or typed creative writing samples with teacher’s comments.

Recommendation Letters

Recommendation letters must be from a current teacher. Letters can be either mailed in a sealed envelope, faxed to +82-(0)31-759-5133, or emailed to

Send documents to:

Seoul International School
Admissions Office
Songpa P.O. Box 47
Seoul, Korea 138-600

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Admissions Inquiries

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