Legal forms of philanthropic organizations included in the law: Association, foundation, cooperative, trust, endowment
Five main social issues addressed by these organizations: Primary and high school education, health and medical research, youth and family, environment, human rights
Average time established by law to register a philanthropic organization: 0-30 days
The application should be complete within 20 days, but in general, it takes on average 1-2 months due to modifications made by the authorities.
Average cost for registering a philanthropic organization: US$0
Registration is free in the case of unincorporated organizations, but if incorporated, it costs around US$100-$400, depending on the region.
Government levels primarily regulating the incorporation of philanthropic organizations: Central government, state governmentView the full Republic of Korea country report