COVID-19 Relief Funds for Foreign Residents in Seoul

Dear Seoul Expat Community,


For foreign residents in Seoul who meet the requirements are eligible to apply for emergency disaster relief funds from the Seoul Metropolitan Government starting from August 31 to September 25, 2020.

Households with one to two members are eligible for support funds of 300,000 won, those with three to four members for 400,000 won, and those with five or more members for 500,000 won.

Reliefs supports funds will be paid in the form of a prepaid card. Successful applicants can collect the prepaid card within two weeks of the application date for use anywhere in Seoul until December 15, 2020.

For further information, please refer to Seoul Metropolitan Government’s website. (
* Offline applications will also be accepted from September 14 to September 25, 2020 at local district offices or community service centers.

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