Korea Covid19 vaccine are free for foreigners. It does not matter that having ARC, health insurance or not. here is the information how to reserve it. In addition, have a look the current Covid19 cases situation.
Korea Covid19 vaccine reservation for Foreigners
Eligible recipients: Koreans and foreign nationals aged 18 to 49*(i.e., those who were born between Jan. 1,
1972 and Dec. 31, 2003)
- Short-term travelers staying in Korea for no longer than 90 days are exempted and those previously prioritized for vaccination
(e.g. essential and high-risk facility workers) are not applicable.
о How to get vaccinated: Make a reservation at a vaccination center of your choice for a date of your choice or on the internet site
о Vaccine for administration: Pfizer or Moderna (i.e. mRNA COVID-19 vaccine)
о Vaccination center: Designated health facilities or vaccination centers.
There are two ways of it by interent or phone call
It is the first page. There are 2 choices. One is for first shoot. As the first shot date is done, the second shot date would be booked automatically. The other one is for boosting shot.
You should verify your Identity by your own Korea phone number or anyone’s phone number who help you reserve it.
Input the name, nationality, birth year & date etc.
In the yellow box, You should input the information of person who book it. Below the red box, you should input the information of the person who get the vaccination. Any Korean can help a foreigner to reserve it and input his info in the yellow box.
The vaccine Reservation by phone call
The foreigners with ARC (Alien Registration Card) can book it by phone. The phone number is 1339. But you shold can speak Korea. It is better to ask any Korean help you. But the Foreign nationals without ARC (illegal residents) can not book their vaccine via online or telephone. This group of people can book their vaccine with a temporary code, which can be obtained by presenting their passport at their local healthcare center. Refer to the above linked info
The benefit for illegal foreign residents
Your identity & illegal stay history will not be relayed to Immigration authorities as mandated by relevant law. Personal information will solely be used for vaccination purpose only. If you wish to receive guides on vaccine booking, you must visit your local immigration office.
Korea covid19 vaccine reservation mobile app
If you enter “질병청” in Google Store and search, you will see the “질병관리청 예방접종도우미” app, and if you install it and click on the picture, the location below, the application will be made in the same order as above. The procedure of Korea covid19 vaccination reserve is the same as the internet site
Korea Covid19 cases situation
With covid19 was started in November in Korea. After that, the covid19 cases has been increasing quickly.
nowadays, the average number of it is about 7k. Total number of confirmed cases 583,000 and accumulated death is 4906.