Immigration offender is a person who committed any of the offences prescribed in Articles 93-2, 93-3, 94 through 99, 99-2, 99-3 and 100 of the Immigration Act.
The Immigration Act includes regulations (Penalty Provisions) prohibiting or ordering specific conduct for the fair execution of the immigration administration or the maintenance of order, and when the regulations are violated, penalties are given to ensure compliance with the laws.
GO TO IMMIGRATION PROCEDURE
DECISION ON IMMIGRATION OFFENDER
Deportation is the strongest type of administrative measure for offending foreigners of the immigration act. Not only does it forbid offending foreigners from staying in Korea, but also deports them to land outside Korean borders; regardless of their wishes.
OBJECTIONS TO A DEPORTATION ORDER
If a suspect intends to object to a deportation order, the suspect may file a written objection within seven days from the day he/she receives the written order of deportation.
When the foreigner who has received the recommendation for departure cannot depart from the Republic of Korea within the permitted period due to no available ship, etc., a disease or other exceptional circumstances, he/she has to submit the data explaining the reason for the failure to depart from Korea get a delay of the deadline of departure.
IMMIGRATION OFFENDER DETENTION
CONDITIONS OF TEMPORARY RELEASEA detainee may be temporarily released from detention on conditions that may include deposit of a bond not exceeding 20 million won and restrictions on his/her residence.