40 Korean words and phrases to use at Bank 

 February 17, 2021

By  TOPIK GUIDE Team

In South Korea, there are thousands of Korean words used in conversations. In this article we listed some useful words and phrases used in banks. Many of these words have various shades of meanings but they are widely used in the banking industry in South Korea.

I’m going to introduce 40 useful Korean words and phrases that you can use at a Korean bank. These terms are essential if you want to be able to communicate well with your banker when opening a new account, or when applying for a loan.

LIST OF USEFUL WORDS AND PHRASES

No.

English Word

Korean Word

Romanisation

1

Bank

은행

Eunhaeng

2

Remittance

송금

Song-geum

3

Information desk

안내 데스크

Annae desk

4

Cash

현금

Hyeongeum

5

Balance

잔고

Jango

6

Deposit

예금

Yegeum

7

ATM card

현금 카드/체크카드

Hyeongeum kadeu/Chekeu kadeu

8

ATM

현금 인출기

Hyeongeum inchulgi

9

Service charge

서비스 요금

Seobiseu yogeum

10

Teller window

은행 창구

Eunhaeng changgu

11

Numbered ticket

번호표

Beonhopyo

12

Loan

대출

Daechul

13

Cash withdrawal

현금 인출

Hyungeum inchul

14

Safe

금고

Geumgo

15

Repaymen

상환

Snghwan

16

Bank account number

은행 계좌번호

Eunhaeng gyejwabeonho

17

Personal ID

개인 ID

Gaein ID

18

Cash deposit

현금 입금

Hyeongeum ipgeum

19

Bank account

은행 계좌

Eunhaeng gyejwa

20

Basic bank account

기본 은행 계좌

Gibon eunhaeng gyejwa

21

Money exchange

환전

Hwanjeon

22

Personal ID number

개인 식별 번호

Gaein sikbyeol beonho

23

Transfer

송금/입금

Songgeum/ipgeum

24

Debt

Bit

25

Bank staff

은행 직원

Eunhaeng jigwon

Bank vocabulary in Korean

No.

English Phrase

Korean Phrase

Romanisation

26

Where is the bank?

은행은 어디에 있습니까?

Eunhaengeun eodie itseumnikka?

27

 I would like to open a new bank account.

통장을 만들고 싶어요.

Tongjangeul mandeulgo sipeoyo.

28

I'd like to open a savings account, please.

저축예금계좌를 개설하고 싶습니다.

Jeochungnyegeumgyejwareul gaeseolhago sipseumnida.

29

 I would like an ATM card.

체크 카드를 만들고 싶어요.

Chekeu kadeureul mandeulgo sipeoyo.

30

 Do you need internet banking ?

인터넷 뱅킹 필요해요?

Inteonet baengking pillyohaeyo?

31

Can I apply for Internet Banking?

인터넷 뱅킹 신청할 수 있어요?

Inteonet baengking sincheonghal su isseoyo?

32

 I would like to apply for a digital certificate.

공인인증서 발급하고 싶어요.

Gongininjeungseo balgeupago sipeoyo.

33

 I need to reset my password.

비밀번호를 재발급 하고 싶어요.

Bimilbeonhoreul jaebalgeup hago sipeoyo.

34

Are there monthly fees?

수수료 있어요?

Susuryo isseoyo?

35

Do you have an ID card.

신분증 있어요?

Sinbunjeung isseoyo?

36

How much is the wire transfer charge?

송금 수수료는 얼마예요?

Songgeum susuryoneun eolmayeyo?

37

 I want to send money to _______. 

_______ 에 돈 보내려고 왔어요.

_______e don bonaeryeogo wasseoyo.

38

 I need to make a deposit.

입금 해주세요.

Ipgeum haejuseyo.

39

I need to make a withdrawal.

출금 해주세요.

Chulgeum haejuseyo.

40

Can I apply for a credit card?

신용 카드 신청할 수 있어요?

Sinyong kadeu sincheonghal su isseoyo?

Korean is not very difficult for English speakers, but still there are many words and phrases that can make life easier. This list is useful for beginners or intermediate students.

If you have suggestions or questions. Feel free to comment below.

Thank you !!

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