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How to use Korea ePost Shipping Service Like a Pro

As you have lived in Korea for a year or more, you have a lot more stuff than when you first came to Korea. If you have a Job where you need to be relocated to different cities or province, it must be very hard to arrange. Here I would love to introduce “Korean ePost [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|Featured Articles, Guides, Living Guides|0 Comments

How to Apostille an FBI Background Check in One Week

UPDATED: 30/01/17 Obtaining an Apostille on an FBI Background Check can be a lengthy drawn-out process. Especially if you mail your Background Check directly to the US Department of State in Washington D.C. The current processing time for mail in service is 4 weeks or more, depending on volume. But now Korvia has teamed up [...]

By | February 1st, 2017|Document Guides, Featured Articles, Guides|0 Comments

Korvia Awarded Official Distinguished Partner of GEPIK for 2017

Korvia is the only recruiting agency in the country to be awarded 'Distinguished Partner' of the Gyeonggi English program in Korea (GEPIK) for eight consecutive years in a row. Korvia has been an official partner of the GEPIK program since 2008 and holds the most distinguished partner recognitions out of any other recruiting agency in South [...]

By | December 9th, 2016|Featured Articles, News|0 Comments

Korvia is celebrating 10th Anniversary!

Hello, everyone! Korvia was found on November 1st, 2006. The year 2016 marks the 10th anniversary of Korvia Consulting. For the last decade, Korvia appreciates all the teachers from all over the world who have contributed to English education in Korea. To celebrate the 10th anniversary, Korvia office will be closed on Tuesday, November [...]

By | October 27th, 2016|Featured Articles, News|0 Comments

How to Get an FBI Background Check in One Week

UPDATED: 01/02/17 Obtaining an FBI background check is one of the most headache-inducing parts of applying to teach English in Korea. And with the excruciatingly-slow 3-4 month FBI processing time, it’s easy to see why. But now Korvia has teamed-up with Accurate Biometrics (one of the leading FBI-approved channelers) to create an FBI background check process [...]

By | September 7th, 2016|Document Guides, Featured Articles, Guides|60 Comments

Survival Korean: Useful Phrases for New NETs

So, it’s finally happening. You’ve got your contract in hand, your plane ticket purchased, and you’ve been practicing your polite bow in the mirror for weeks. You’re all set to leave familiarity behind and embrace life as a teacher in Korea. Or almost, anyway. If I could give one piece of advice to new expats, [...]

By | August 1st, 2016|Editorials, Featured Articles, Guides, Living Guides|2 Comments

Why Korea Might Be the Best Place to Teach English

You just graduated from college and have student loans to pay off You want to experience something new while being financially responsible You want to start your teaching ESL career If any of the above describe you, teaching English in Korea might be a great option for you. Since the [...]

By | March 1st, 2016|Editorials, Featured Articles, News|0 Comments

My Story of Using a Tax Professional to Tackle My US Taxes from Korea

“Please provide tax records for the 3 most recent tax years.” My stomach curled. I’d been living in Korea for 4 years and had never filed any US tax returns. I poisoned myself with the idea that it would be easier (and better) if I filed all my missing returns once I returned home. If you read my [...]

By | February 23rd, 2016|Editorials, Featured Articles|0 Comments

Q&A: Essential Tips for Filing US Taxes from Korea

Every year in March, expat communities in Korea go ablaze with countless English teachers from the US seeking tax advice on how to file their taxes. Both good information and false information gets circulated and while a good number of teachers file their taxes correctly. However a good other portion does not, and another portion often does [...]

By | February 15th, 2016|Editorials, Featured Articles|0 Comments

Korvia Starts Recruiting for TaLK April 2016 Positions

For the first time in Korvia Consulting’s 10-year history, we are proud to announce that we will be working with the TaLK Program (Teach and Learn in Korea) to help place teachers for the 2016 term. The program aims to let students take a break from college to learn firsthand about Korean culture while getting valuable [...]

By | January 22nd, 2016|Featured Articles, News|32 Comments