Form 6-K


Washington, D.C. 20549



Form 6-K







For the month of October 2005



Kookmin Bank

(Translation of registrant’s name into English)



9-1, 2-Ga, Namdaemun-Ro, Jung-Gu, Seoul, Korea 100-703

(Address of principal executive office)



Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.


Form 20-F      X            Form 40-F             


Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1):             


Note: Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1) only permits the submission in paper of a Form 6-K if submitted solely to provide an attached annual report to security holders.


Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7):             


Note: Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7) only permits the submission in paper of a Form 6-K if submission to furnish a report or other document that the registration foreign private issuer must furnish and make public under the laws of the jurisdiction in which the registrant is incorporated, domiciled or legally organized (the registrant’s “home country”), or under the rules of the home country exchange on which the registrant’s securities are traded, as long as the report or other document is not a press release, is not required to be and has not been distributed to the registrant’s security holders, and if discussing a material event, has already been the subject of a Form 6-K submission or other Commission filing on EDGAR.


Indicate by check mark whether by furnishing the information contained in this Form, the registrant is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.


Yes                      No      X    


2005 Third Quarter Earnings Conference


Kookmin Bank invites you to attend our 2005 third quarter Earnings Conference which will be web-casted live throughout the world on our IR website at Investors are encouraged to participate by telephone during the Q&A session following the presentation.


n   Date   October 31, 2005 (Monday)
n   Time   15:30 Seoul / 06:30 London / 01:30 New York /
        14:30 Hong Kong & Singapore
n   Venue  

International Conference Room, Ground Floor, KRX,

Youido, Seoul, Korea

n   Procedures   Presentation & Q&A session
n   Q&A via telephone    
    - From overseas   82-31-361-9006 or 82-2- 6677-3356
    - From Korea   1544-3356 or 031-361-9006 or 02-6677-3356
    - Pass code   6900
    - Q&A code   14
n   Recording service for the telephone conference
    Listening order    
    1. Dialing    
        - From overseas:   82-2-6677-3358 or 82-31-361-9008
        - From Korea:   1544-3358 or 02-6677-3358 or 031-361-9008
    2. Press listening code:   64617#
    Press button instructions
        - 10 sec. F.F.:   2
        - 5 min. F.F.:   2#
        - 10 sec. REW:   3
        - 5 min. REW:   3#
        - Pause:   7
        - To cancel pause:   Press the other numbers
        - End:   9
        - Help:   5


The Conference will be web-casted in Korean and English at The presentation material also will be available at the time of conference at our website.





Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.


    Kookmin Bank
Date: October 13, 2005   By:  

/s/ Kap Shin

    Name:   Kap Shin
    Title:   Executive Director /

Senior Executive Vice President &

Chief Financial Officer