|The length of Period of overstaying.||Minimum||Maximum|
|1||Less than 3 months||100,000||500,000|
|2||3 months ~ 1 year||500,000||2,000,000|
|3||1 year ~ 2 years||2,000,000||4,000,000|
|4||over 2 years||4,000,000||20,000,000|
|Frequently Asked Question / Lawyer advises...|
1. Is there any way to avoid paying the fine?Lawyer's advise
The Immigration office sometimes allows temporary amnesty.
If you depart Korea during that period, you may leave without paying the fine and come back to Korea again.
2. I am now illegally staying. What if Iget caught?Lawyer's advise
You will be forced to deport Korea. And you are not going to be limited to come into Korea for 5 years. And even after 5 years,
it is expected you will have go through more strict process if you want to visit Korea.
3. Does it do any good for me to pay the fine?Lawyer's advise
Yes, If you pay the fine, you will get about 3 months of staying permission for the reason of preparing to go back home.
And within 3 months, you will have right to apply for other visas (if you are eligible) and that will also help you to stay longer in Korea legally.