09 April 2020 – Extended foreigner visas

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Type of Intervention: Citizens abroad
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Ministry of Justice announced it would grant three-month visa extensions to foreign visas set to expire before May 31, to prevent unnecessary visits to immigration offices.

Visas for approximately 60,000 registered foreign nationals would be automatically extended.
Full details here: https://en.yna.co.kr/view/AEN20200409003700315