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National Pension Info or Training for Foreigners


National Pension Info or T...

The National Pension Service provides some training sessions for foreign residents in Korea that allows some foreign nationals working here to receive the same national pension benefits provided to Korean nationals.

The service may include educating (training) foreign nationals employed in Korea about the national pension scheme at various counselling centers around the country operated by the NPS. The NPS also offers some training off-site for those who cannot come to the service centers. 

For more details, click on this page on the NPS website. Click on International Programs (green tab) and then on Training. 
To apply contact the Center for International Affairs of the National Pension Service at Tel: +82-2-2176-8721, Fax: +82-2-3485-9803, or e-mail npsic@nps.or.kr.

Information in English is available through npsic@nps.or.kr or through your regional pension office (see telephone list here.)
Tto check your benefits including the lump-sum refund in English, call the Center for International Affairs on 02-2176-8700) or visit an NPS office with your identity card (see list of offices here - click on the region on the map for the offices in that region.)

For more details about the pension eligibility of foreign nationals and how to claim the refunds from both inside and outside Korea, see our Pension Refund When in Canada page.

 

Editor's Note: The information above is based on the information K4E has available at the time of writing.(Some from the NPS website). Given how difficult it can be sometimes to obtain clear and complete information in Korea as well as how quickly rules can change, please see this as a guide and do follow-up with the appropriate Korean government bodies to confirm its accuracy and/or to get the most current answers. K4E would appreciate your feedback should you find out that our information is out-of-date. Conta\ct us at info@korea4expats.com.

Last Updated on 2019-05-22


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