Republic of Korea

Republic of Korea (South Korea): Country Law Study

Last updated: 4 Aug 06 by twp

Republic of Korea (South Korea): Country Law Study

Last updated: 4 Aug 06 by twp

  • SOFA with U.S.: YES / linked here
  • ACSA Eligible: Yes
  • ACSA In Effect: Yes (called MLSA) (no link available)
  • Claims Process: International Claims Act (refer to SOFA for details)
  • State Party to Rome Treaty: Yes (ratified 2002)
  • Article 98 Agreement: No

  • Mutual Defense Treaty (1953)
  • United States Forces Korea Good site for military publications & international law references
  • The Republic of Korea has a mandatory conscription law that can impact U.S. citizens (including U.S. military members) significantly. Read details in the U.S. State Dep’t Consular Info Sheet