South Korean students take part in an English class with their foreign teacher in Paju, north of Seoul. Photo: AFP South Korean students take part in an English class with their foreign teacher in Paju, north of Seoul. Photo: AFP
South Korean students take part in an English class with their foreign teacher in Paju, north of Seoul. Photo: AFP

First coronavirus, now this: South Korea expats face new visa restrictions

  • The country is changing the points system for its F2-7 long-term residency visa to favour higher-paid workers
  • English teachers, already viewed with suspicion by some after a Covid-19 outbreak in the nightlife district of Itaewon, could be among the hardest hit

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
South Korean students take part in an English class with their foreign teacher in Paju, north of Seoul. Photo: AFP South Korean students take part in an English class with their foreign teacher in Paju, north of Seoul. Photo: AFP
South Korean students take part in an English class with their foreign teacher in Paju, north of Seoul. Photo: AFP
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