An illegal English teacher is defined as:

  • A teacher with an E-2 visa that teaches outside of his/her designated place of work or who does private lessons on the side;
  • A person on a tourist visa or other non-teaching visa who is not permitted to teach a foreign language in Korea.

Penalties for private lessons and teaching outside of one's designated workplace:

  • Deportation
  • Fines
  • Other Punishment, to be determined by immigration officials

See also:

arguments pertaining to private lessons and part-time work

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