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National health insurance service


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National Health Insurance Corporation

Call Center


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Main Number

1577-1000

Main telephone number of the National Health Insurance Service

Health Insurance customer center, since it‘s establishment of Seoul center in 2006, is providing the best consulting service as the largest scale, comparing of other public organizations by opening Busan, Daegu, Gwangju, Daejeon center in 2008, and headquarters CRM center in 2012.

NHIS provides services for the language vulnerable class (such as foreigners and the hearing impaired) by giving counseling in English, Chinese, Vietnamese and a sign language

Foreign language
(English, Chinese, Vietnamese)
consultation only, number is

1577-1000(Extension Number 7) or 033-811-2000
(Overseas: 82-2-390-2000)
We can answer about health care-related questions in English, Chinese and Vietnamese.
English, Chinese and Vietnamese service relating to a health care also provided.

Overseas Korean (people who speak Korean)

82-33-811-2001
Only Korean language is supported.

Sign language interpretation service

Smartphone app (MHealthInsurance) or Exclusive dial (1899-8107, KT Telecom only)
Visual phone consultation is available.
Visual phone service is available.

Operating Hours and Service Regions

  • Available(Time): Monday to Friday,from 9 am to 6 pm (except for legal holidays)
  • Service Regions: All areas in Korea