Request for Acknowledgement
Application for recognition as domestic programs under the broadcasting co-production agreement
In order to be recognized as a domestic program, it should obtain approvals from the respective competent authority before launching (prior approval) and after completing the production process (final approval)

- Signing a co-production agreement with a specific country does not automatically guarantee domestic production status to all broadcasting programs that are co-produced under the agreement

In order to be recognized as a domestic program, it should obtain approvals from the respective competent authority before launching (prior approval) and after completing the production process (final approval)

- It is up to a business operator to decide whether to obtain domestic production status through the approval process

In order to obtain prior approval, the Korean co-producer and their counterpart should submit an application to the Korea Communications Commission (KCC) and their competent authorities respectively before initiating shooting to receive written notification for approval

- In the case of Korea, once the Korean co-producer submit Annex 2 of <Notice on the Programming of Broadcast Programs, Etc>, <Application Form for Prior Authorization of Domestic Production under the Intergovernmental Co-Production Agreement>, with other required documents stipulated in Annex 2 to the KCC, the KCC decides the approval within 90 days and notify in writing (The review period for approval may vary depending on the content of the agreement)

Benefits under the International co-production agreement such as convenient entry and visa issuance, duty-free imports of goods related to production, and co-production support can be provided when prior approval is given
For post-approval, the Korean co-producer and their counterpart should submit an application to the KCC and their competent authorities respectively upon completion of the production and receive a written notification

- In the case of Korea, once the Korean co-producer submit Annex 2 of <Notice on the Programming of Broadcast Programs, Etc>, <Application Form for Prior Authorization of Domestic Production under the Intergovernmental Co-Production Agreement>, with other required documents stipulated in Annex 2 to the KCC, the KCC decides the approval within 90 days and notify in writing (The review period for approval may vary depending on the content of the agreement)

Application process for co-production approval and recognition as a domestic program
International Broadcasting Co-production Conference 2020
18 Jeongtong-ro, Deoksan-eup, Jincheon-gun, Chungcheongbuk-do, Republic of Korea (27872)
043-531-4286 / jhwang@kisdi.re.kr