For more information, please be sure to check the above-attached materials. From March 1, 2021, the National Health Insurance subscription will be processed automatically, and please apply for the payment method by automatic debit immediately!!!!
In the private insurance benefits for international students that were subscribed before the change, the necessary benefits (guarantees for the death of international students: special expenses such as death insurance, body transportation, etc.) will be provided in full by the university to improve the welfare of international students. Students who wish to receive additional insurance benefits by enrolling in addition to the cost of death can purchase additional private insurance at their own expense (Details to be announced in March).
International students from 2021. 03. 01 will be subscribed to the National Health Insurance.
1. Subject: International students
2. Enrollment Period
International students residing in Korea who do not subscribe to the National health insurance will be automatically subscribed from 2021.03.01.
International student (D-2 visa): First entry-Automatic registration after alien registration
Korean Language course (D-4 visa): Automatic registration after 6 months from the date of entry(Language course student must purchase insurance for international students for one year after entering the country for the first time)
3. Insurance fee
Payable on the 25th of every month
Payment method: automatic debit (account, card), bank, website
Insurance fee: 39,540 won + 10% division of the March premium (3,950 won) = 43,490 won/monthb>(until February 2022. 55,000 won per month from March 2022)
※ However, if the amount of income is more than 3.6 million won per year, you cannot receive the reduction benefits. In this case, the fee is about 140,000won per month.
Please check the attached National Health Insurance Service Guide carefully.
4. Insurance payment
- inquiries (033-811-2000 or 1577-1000) → Automatic Transfer Application → Bank Account Information → Application
You must deposit the premium (about 50,000 won) in the bank account before the 25th of every month!!!!!
As for the method of charging insurance payment, please make sure to apply for automatic debit as much as possible to avoid any disadvantages in the immigration visa.
5. Health Insurance Benefits
You can receive the same benefits as Koreans, and they are applied immediately upon payment of medical expenses, so there is no need to claim afterward.
6. Disadvantages if insurance fee is not paid
Hospital insurance benefits cannot be received/ Visa extension is not possible/ If you return to your home country after arrears, there are disadvantages such as disapproval of a visa to enter Korea in the future.
7. Insurance-related inquiries
033-811-2000 (Foreign languages: English, Chinese, Vietnamese, Uzbek consultation available)