Car Leasing for South Korean Citizens Moving to America
If you're relocating to the U.S. from South Korea and need to lease a car, we're here to help. Lease a vehicle for your American adventure. We are the leading global source of auto leasing and financing programs direct from manufacturer and can help you lease a car in America, even if you have no credit history yet.
Whether you're coming from Seoul, Busan, Incheon, Daegu, Daejeon, Gwangju or anywhere in between, if you'll be in America for an extended period of time, you're going to need a car. If you're moving to the West Coast like California, or the East Coast like New York or New Jersey (which happen to be the three most populous Korean-American immigrant states), or anywhere else in the U.S., we're here for you. And we can help those who have no credit too. Learn about buying cars in the U.S. without a social security number. We will help you with financing, insurance, taxes and costs. These are all things that need to be considered in your move, and we can help you. The move from Asia to North America is full of challenges; we can help with the process.
Our factory-backed financing programs feature low rates and are designed to get you approved. And we have a huge selection of cars for South Korean expats to choose from.
Moving from Asia to North America is very challenging and we help to make the process easier. Please visit our IAS Korea site for more information.
How Can a South Korean Citizen Rent or Lease a Car in the U.S.?
South Korean citizens can lease a car in the U.S. just like any other expat. It's a good idea to set things up in advance of your move if possible. We understand that trying to lease an automobile or truck as an international citizen can seem daunting. However, leasing (or buying) a car in the U.S. is actually relatively easy with us. We can help with the entire process, from choosing the vehicle and financing it to insuring it and picking it up. The first step is to contact us.
Things South Korean Citizens Should Consider When Planning their Move to the U.S.
The language and culture of South Korea and America are very different. Here are a few tips to keep in mind if you're going to be a South Korean expat living in the U.S.
- You’ll need a visa, see https://kr.usembassy.gov/visas/immigrant-visas/
- Make sure your passport is currently valid
- There's more public transportation in South Korea than in the U.S.
- You'll likely need a vehicle when in America, buying and leasing are both options
- Visit US Citizenship and Immigration Services website for more information
0 - 1 year - Rentals in the U.S.
Our rentals provide maximum flexibility if you shorten or extend your stay. Tailored for expatriates, our low vehicle financing rates always include the insurance you'll need in the U.S. If you're a student just planning on studying in the U.S. for a semester or two for example, this might be ideal.
1 - 3 years - Leases in the U.S.
As a person from South Korea coming to America, leasing can be your lowest monthly-payment alternative, and you’ll have the option to extend or purchase your car lease at the end of the lease if your stay is prolonged.
Resources for South Koreans Leasing a Vehicle in the U.S.
- South Korean Immigratant Visas
- Move to the USA from South Korea
- Resources - National Association of Korean Americans
- Why do South Koreans continue to move to the US?
- Korean Immigrants in the United States | Migration Policy
- Moving From Korea to the US: My Experience | Top Universities
- History of Korean Immigration to America, from 1903 to Present
- Korean American Historical Society
- Expat Problems: How Being an Expat is Like Being a Parent
- Driving in the U.S. is Unique. Get Ready to Drive “American Style”
- Financing vs. Leasing
- Buy, Lease or Rent?