1. Summary as of July, 2018
- At Bithumb, a foreign individual can sign up without Alien Registration Card and domestic mobile and level up to the 2 class after review of passport. However, a foreign individual cannot deposit or withdraw KRW from or into his/her bank account.
- At Coinone, a Korean company can sign up only after a manual review and a foreign individual can sign up only with his/her domestic mobile number.
- At Korbit, a Korean company can sign up only after a manual review of its email application.
- At Upbit, a foreign individual can sign up only with his/her domestic mobile number.
* A Korean company wholly owned by foreigners is regarded as a normal Korean company.
** Concerning Sign-up process, Korbit is the most convenient.
*** Concerning freedom of activity, Coinone is the most convenient in case of a Korean company which can be owned by foreigners.
Heechan Jeong, Esq. at ANGUK LAW OFFICES
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