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The foreign spouse cannot change to spouse visa from the 17th Oct 2020 who holds the short-term visa.

The foreign spouse cannot change to spouse visa from the 17th Oct 2020 who holds the short-term visa.


The Immigration and Foreigners Policy Headquarters of the Ministry of Justice announced on the 5th Oct 2020; they will stop issuing spouse visa (F-6) from the 17th Oct 2020. This precaution is taken to strengthen entry due to the novel coronavirus infection (Covid-19).


Due so, among foreigners who met the requirements for marriage immigration, wish to change their visa by receiving a short-term visa such as visa waiver (B-1), tourist pass (B-2), and short-term visit (C-3), They must complete the application by the 16th.


However, even if it exceeds the end date, the current short-term status of residence can be extended, if it is confirmed that it is not possible to leave the country due to Corona 19.


You can check with the Comprehensive Foreigner Information Center (☎ 1345).


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