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Information on Novavax Vaccination for Foreigners Staying in Korea (18 Years Old and above)
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Information on Novavax Vaccination for Foreigners Staying in Korea (18 Years Old and above)



Recently the COVID-19 confirmed patients have a higher accuracy rate among foreigners, on the other hand, the COVID-19 vaccination rate of foreigners is lower compared to citizen, for the safety life in Korea, please get COVID-19 vaccination.

Foreigners aged 18 and above who stay in Korea for a long time (about 90 days and more) are eligible for free COVID-19 vaccination.



 Novavax Vaccine (NVX) is a vaccine manufactured by a traditional protein recombination method, and various vaccines such as HPV and hepatitis B have been manufactured in the same way. Foreigners aged 18 years old and above who have not received 1st, 2nd, and 3rd dose of mRNA vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna) due to concerns on adverse reactions etc, from February 14th, Novavax vaccine vaccination will be available.

 - Regardless whether you have health insurance or not, you can be vaccinated at Medical Center or Public Health Center that provides the COVID-19 Novavax vaccine.

 

 Ways on how to book and get vaccinated.

 1) Registered foreigner: You can do reservation online or by phone using a foreign registration number.

   * Pre-reservation Online: Access the COVID-19 Vaccination Pre-reservation System (https://ncvr.kdca.go.kr). Make a reservation after self-authentication from (Feb. 21st, ~)  Visit the Public Health Center or consigned medical institution to get vaccinated from (Mar. 7th, ~)

   ** Phone reservation and Vaccination on the Same Day: Novavax vaccination Medical institution or Public Health Center reservation after confirming the remaining vaccines through phone (Feb. 14th, ~)  Visit and get vaccinated on the same day from (Feb. 14th, ~)

 

 2) Unregistered Foreigners (Including foreigners staying illegally.): Get a temporary management number issued by the Public Health Center and make a reservation online (proxy reservation) or by phone.

   * Pre-reservation Online (Proxy reservation): Access the COVID-19 Vaccination Pre-reservation System (https://ncvr.kdca.go.kr). Please make a reservation after the proxy authenticates himself from (Feb. 21st, ~)  Vaccination at a Public Health Center or Consigned medical institution from (Mar. 7th, ~)

   ** Phone reservation, Vaccination on the Same Day: Novavax vaccination Medical institution or Public Health Center reservation after confirming the remaining vaccines through phone (Feb. 14th, ~)  Visit and get vaccinated on the same day from (Feb. 14th, ~)

   *** If there is no valid ID when issuing a temporary management number, it can be administered using only one of the following, mobile phone contact information, (yourself or acquaintance) email, or address.

 3) The 3rd Dose of Novavax Vaccine (NVX)

   * NVX 3rd Vaccination after NVX-NVX vaccination: Online pre-reservation and phone reservation, vaccination available on the same day.

   ** NVX 3rd vaccination depends on the Doctors opinion, if there are reasons for contraindication or postponement of the vaccine after vaccination with the other (mRNA, AZ, J) etc: Only phone reservation on the same day vaccination is available.



 Reference

 - The information on the status is used only for vaccination purposes, under the exemption system for notification obligations, the illegal stay is not notified to Immigration and Foreign Government Offices.

- For more information, please refer to the COVID-19 vaccination website (https://ncv.kdca.go.kr) of the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.






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