Moving To South Korea –
What You Need To Know

Since 1969, OSS World Wide Movers has provided complete global door-to-door moving services to South Korea. That’s over 50 years of specialist international moving, and over 200,000 moves.

Important Information To Consider When Moving To South Korea

Goods must arrive at the airport or port of arrival in Korea within six months of the owner’s arrival.

Customs clearance to take place at bonded warehouse.

All incoming shipments excluding diplomatic shipments are subject to open inspection by the Korean customs authority.

  • Customs Declaration Forms
  • Power of Attorney
  • Privacy consent


  • Passport Copy (Identification & Entry Stamp) from the transferee and accompanying family members
  • Marriage Certificate, employment letter (incl start/end date), entry stamp copy

Returning Koreans:

  • Passport copy from the transferee and accompanying family members.
  • Certificate of entry & exit from the transferee and accompanying family members.
  • Certificate of Family Relationship
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There may also be additional documentation that you will be required to provide at the destination to achieve duty-free entry for your shipment. Whilst you are not required to provide this documentation to us at this time, please ensure you read and fully understand the requirements. If you do require further clarification or foresee any difficulties in obtaining the required documentation, please let me know and I will arrange for our destination partner to contact you directly to discuss.