Foreign residents who are registered and work at businesses where employee subscriber policies are applied,
or foreign residents who are appointed as public officers and teachers, are granted the status of employee subscribers.
Foreign residents who are registered and who are not categorized as employee subscribers may gain the status of
local subscribers upon request.
Foreign residents who have stayed in Korea for three or more months may subscribe to the national health insurance plan.
Foreign residents who have not yet been in Korea for three months may subscribe to the national health insurance plan
if there is a clear reason for a stay of more than three months, such as studies or employment.