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Insurance

01 Should foreign students subscribe to National Health Insurance?

Yes, all the international students should subscribe National Health Insurance form March 1, 2021 so that please abide by enrollment time presented by Korean Government  as a mandatory subscription.


Please contact at 1577-1000 if you have any questions for this.


02 Is it eligible to apply with insurance with student's own country?

Actually, no.

There are a lot of cases for insurance based on each student's country.


Basically all the international students should apply and register with payment of essential insurance fee every semester.

The tuition bill shows the insurance fee. Unless you pay this, additional service of students like certificate issue can be restricted.



03 Is it mandatory to buy the insurance?


Yes, it is mandatory.

According to the policy of the Ministry of Education caused by the change in the enforcement regulations of the National Health Insurance Act, all international students are required to pay the 'Health Insurance Fee for International Students' from Spring 2020.

The detailed information on Health Insurance will be provided by the Global Services Center.