Dear all international students,
Insurance program is open to all international students who get the Status
of stay at a brance of Immigration Bureau near their residential
If you are interested in NHI program, please refer to the program
who have their alien registration card
The enrollment is effective
on the very day when you receive the status of stay.
however, if you
have not been covered by NHI program for one year since your registration
and want to be insured now, the total amount of monthly contributions
for 9 month (from the second month of your registration) will be
imposed and required to be paid in full.
It is not compulsory for international students to be enrolled in the
The amount of
the monthly contribution of foreigners is normally calculated as
Monthly wage X Contribution rate
amount of the contribution for the foreigners whose income is uncertain or do
not have any income will be imposed based on the average of contribution of
self-employed for the previos year. State of Sojourn : D-1, D-2, D-4, F-3
The average contribution 2008 : KRW 62,220
But for D-2, 50% of the
contribution will be reduced : contribution for D-2 2008 : KRW
Medical treatments, Drug, Health screening
service, Refunding allowance for Health Care and so on.
receive health care treatments pay certain portion of the health care
When you are admitted to a clinic, hospital or a general hospital, you
are required to pay 20% of the total medical charge for the care.
have any further questions, please call NHI call center (1577-1000) or visit the