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Free COVID-19 Testing for Foreigners

Free COVID-19 Testing for Foreigners

Anyone can be infected, and you can spread the virus to your family and friends without knowing.

People who have symptoms of COVID-19 must take COVID-19 testing.

Anyone can contract the coronavirus, and you can spread it to your family and friends 

   without knowing, so please receive COVID-19 testing even if you do not have any symptoms.

Are you worried about your immigration status? Rest assured, get tested!

Even if you are an illegal immigrant, you can take COVID-19 testing for free without 

   verifying your immigration status, so rest assured and visit a temporary screening 

    facility to receive testing.

Your information provided to a medical facility will only be used for disease control 

   and prevention. The Ministry of Justice will not crackdown on illegal immigrants.

For the location of screening stations, call 1339

For interpretation services, call 1345, 1577-0071, or 1330

For the location of testing centers near you, call Korea Disease Control and Prevention

  Agency Call Center at 1339, and if you need interpretation services, call Ministry of Justice

  Immigration Contact Center at 1345, Ministry of Employment and Labor Counseling

  Center for Foreign Workers at 1577-0071, or Tourist Information Center at 1330.

Contact Number


Languages Available


Ministry of Justice

Immigration Contact Center

24 Hours

English, Chinese


Japanese, Vietnamese, Thai, Indonesian, Russian, Mongolian, Bengali, Urdu, Nepali, Cambodian, Burmese, French, German, Spanish, Filipino, Arabic, Sinhalese


Ministry of Employment and Labor

Counseling Center for Foreign Workers


Vietnamese, Filipino(English), Thai(Lao), Mongolian, Indonesian(Tetum), Sinhalese, Chinese, Uzbek, Kyrgyz, Urdu, Cambodian, Nepali, Burmese, Bengali


Korea Tourism Organization Tourist Information Center

24 Hours

English, Chinese, Japanese


Vietnamese, Thai, Malay/Indonesian, Russian


Ministry of Justice


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