Overstayer voluntary departure Korea

Effective October 21, 2019, the immigrant voluntary immigration notification system will be implemented.

Until now, foreigners who stayed illegally had to go to the airport to report their departure.

From October 21st, you must make an advance notification 3 to 3 days before your departure date (except holidays).

Required Documents

  • Passport

  • Booked ticket ( Between 3 to 15 days from the volunteer departure report )


  1. you go to the nearest  immigration office from your place
  2. Report the leaving
  3. In 3 to 15 days since you reported , you go back to your country

You can report it to the immigration office near your place ( check your immigration office )

Fines for Voluntary Departure ?

So far, there have been no fines for illegal residents when leaving the country.

Therefore, there will be no fines for voluntary departures.