Bureau and Corporate Funded Body
Applying for health insurance in Korea is optional. However, once insured, it is not possible for a foreign national to cancel his/her health insurance for as long as he/she is employed.
If a foreign national leaves Korea for more than one month, the National Health Insurance Corporation will have their health insurance automatically canceled upon notification by the Immigration Office.
Average monthly income (month) × Insurance fee rate (5.08%) The employee and employer pay an equal (50% each) contribution towards the total calculated amount.