The South Korean government will present another visa class called E-7-S in October to draw in additional worldwide experts into the country’s cutting edge businesses.
The ongoing E-7 visa is a business visa for unfamiliar nationals in middle class ventures, however protests have developed on the grounds that main laborers in 92 determined occupations were qualified for the visa.
The new E-7-S visa will be given paying little mind to work type, as long as the candidates are assessed as experts working in cutting edge businesses. In any case, unskilled workers or office laborers in non-tech areas won’t be qualified.
“Companies have complained that the current work visas for foreign workers do not cover jobs in new industries such as smart farming, drones and e-sports,” said Lee Seung-hyun, a visa division official of the Ministry of Justice.
“We expect the new visa program to help them hire more global talent.”
Lee added that the new visa program will be worked under a quantity framework to check beginning phase interest.
Under the program, candidates should show evidence that their latest yearly pay is comparable to or over 70% of South Korea’s per capita gross public pay. They will likewise be expected to introduce a four year certification and no less than one year of working involvement with their particular fields, or a sum of five years of working experience.
Alongside the new working visa, the Justice Ministry likewise plans to send off another understudy visa called D-10-3 which makes it simpler for unfamiliar understudies studying cutting edge fields to function as understudies at Korean organizations.