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  • COVID-19 Vaccination for Foreign Residents Aged 18 to 49

  • Welfare, Health & Security News SMG 37488

    1.Registration and vaccination procedure
    Eligibility: Foreign residents aged 18 to 49 (DOB: Jan. 1, 1972 – Dec. 31, 2003)

    – Eligibility: Foreign residents who have national health insurance
    *10-day rotation system: Registration is available from Aug. 9 to 18 (8 PM to 6 PM the next day) / The last digit of “Date of registration” must match the last digit of “Date of Birth”. For example, those whose date of birth ends in “9” (9th or 19th) should make registration on Mon, Aug. 9.

    1. Registration and vaccination procedure
    Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
    Date of registration 9 10 11 12 13 14
    Last digit of date of birth 9 0 1 2 3 4
    15 16 17 18 19 20 21
    5 6 7 8 Additional registration
    (ages36–49)
    Additional registration
    (ages18–35)
    Additional registration
    (ages18–49)
    22 23 24 25 26 27 28
            Vaccination period: Aug. 26–Sep. 30
    Open registration and change of appointment(Aug. 22–Sep. 17)

    * Vaccine type and schedule subject to change.
    * Vaccine: mRNA (Pfizer or Moderna)
    * Vaccination venues: COVID-19 hospitals, vaccination centers, and consigned medical institution of choice (Find the list at KDCA website)
    * How to Register: Visit the clinic after registering via website or phone
    – (Online) Visit the KDCA website (http://ncvr.kdca.go.kr)
    Register → Book appointment (Self/Other) → Enter personal information (ARC registration number) → Identity authentication→ Select hospital/center and date → Book completed
    – (Phone) Contact your local COVID-19 vaccination call center on the KDCA website

    2. Undocumented residents

    * How to Register: Visit a local public health center in your area and get a unique identifier (UID) code issued(must bring passport)
    * Vaccination type: mRNA or Janssen

    Undocumented residents
    ① Visit local public health center next ② Get unique identifier code next ③ Registration open starting Aug. 5 next ④ Receive SMS text next ④ Vaccination starting Aug. 26
    Visit your local public health center in your area with passport Provide your passport number and address of residence to receive a unique identifier code Set up appointment by calling your local COVID-19 vaccination call center or 1339(24/7)
    (Select your desired appointment date, etc.)
    Receive appointment details via SMS text Get vaccinated

    □ Inquiries
    * KDCA website (https://ncvr.kdca.go.kr/)
    * Phone: Dasan Call Center(02-120)