Update on Long-Term Visa Holders

May 27, 2020

On 25 May 2020, the U.K. Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) issued an update regarding the status of long-term visa holders, which reads in part as follows:

“From 1 June 2020, foreign nationals residing in South Korea on most types of long-term visa will need to apply for a re-entry permit at a local immigration office or at the airport before undertaking any travel out of South Korea. Those travelling with a re-entry permit will also be required to have a medical examination no earlier than 48 hours before they plan to return to South Korea, and to obtain a medical certificate in English or Korean to present to the Korean authorities on their arrival. The medical certificate must be signed by a medical professional at a recognised medical institution and include the date of the medical examination and either confirmation of a negative test for COVID-19 or a record of the presence or absence of fever, cough, chills, headache, breathing difficulty, muscle pain, and pulmonary symptoms. Long-term visa holders seeking to return to South Korea without a medical certificate may be refused entry.

“Long-term visa holders leaving South Korea without a re-entry permit will have their visa and Alien Registration Card cancelled and will need to obtain a new long-term visa before they can re-enter South Korea.”

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The AFMA has dealt with Stening Simpson Group since 1992 during which time they have acted as our Broker for numerous indemnities.  AFMA has found Stening Simpson to be efficient, reliable and competitive.
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2020-12-23T06:21:18+11:00

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I have known the Stening Simpson team since 1999; for over 20 years. Through our Company’s Surety Bond facilities arranged by Stening Simpson, the late Peter Stening, Elaine Simpson and David Wright have always been supportive to our Company, our Surety Bond providers’ relationships, periodic facility renewals and our many day-to-day Surety Bond requirements. The Stening Simpson team has always acted professionally, respectfully and with a high level of excellent customer service and care.

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2020-12-23T06:28:00+11:00

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I have known the Stening Simpson team since 1999; for over 20 years. Through our Company’s Surety Bond facilities arranged by Stening Simpson, the late Peter Stening, Elaine Simpson and David Wright have always been supportive to our Company, our Surety Bond providers’ relationships, periodic facility renewals and our many day-to-day Surety Bond requirements. The Stening Simpson team has always acted professionally, respectfully and with a high level of excellent customer service and care.
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