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Canada – RCMP Vulnerable Sector (VS) Check | Korvia Guide

In Canada, the Vulnerable Sector (VS) Check is handled by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). This check verifies whether an individual has a criminal record or any record suspensions for sexual offenses. The process needs to be done in conjunction with Criminal Record Check. Also, U.S. citizen must obtain an FBI background check. [...]

By | 2018-02-13T00:01:41+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Document Guides, Featured Articles, Guides|0 Comments

How to get a cell phone plan like the local Koreans

UPDATED: 26/01/18 Getting a new cell phone in Korea is one of the most stressful parts of settling in South Korea. Especially if you are an expat just arrived at the airport you might take lots of time get a suitable cell phone and the monthly plan as well. Often Korean local telecom stores [...]

By | 2018-02-13T00:56:49+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Featured Articles, Living Guides, Partners|0 Comments

Why Should You Apply to EPIK with Korvia?

Korvia is now accepting applications for EPIK Fall 2018! The EPIK program is one of the premiere English teaching programs in South Korea. With it’s national scope and direct relationship with offices of education all around South Korea, EPIK is not only one of the most popular ESL programs in the country, but is [...]

By | 2018-02-11T22:19:20+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Featured Articles, News|0 Comments

How to Get an FBI Background Check in One Week

UPDATED: 22/01/18 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 | 2018-02-02T00:04:11+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Document Guides, Featured Articles, Guides|104 Comments

Chuseok Fitness Staycation

The following article was written by Korvia.com contributing writer Jordan Taylor and does not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Korvia Consulting or its partners -- I should start by telling you, I only spent Chuseok at home because flights were not teacher-friendly and I wasn’t about to spend four times more than normal [...]

Chuseok on a Budget

Chuseok, or Korean Thanksgiving, is an annual harvest festival during which Korean families come together to eat good food, exchange gifts and spend quality time with one another. For the many expats living in Korea, it is a great opportunity to pause their regular routines, get out and explore. Though the Chuseok break usually spans [...]

How to Get the apostilled FBI background check in Korea

UPDATED: 10/18/17 We could never expect to tell people that it is possible to receive the apostilled FBI background check within 2 weeks while you are still in Korea, back in a month ago. We can now though! As Korvia consulting made a partnership with these 2 great companies which will make it happen! As [...]

By | 2018-02-04T23:35:21+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Document Guides, Featured Articles, Guides|0 Comments

How to Apply for Your ARC in Korea

The following guide is for individuals that are trying to apply for their ARC in Korea. This process should be done as soon as possible once you have arrived in Korea. What is an ARC ? An ARC (Alien Registration Card) is a Korean national identification card. It is equivalent to a social security and [...]

By | 2018-02-04T23:33:35+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Featured Articles, Guides, Process Guides|5 Comments

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 | 2017-08-10T10:51:28+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Featured Articles, Guides, Living Guides|0 Comments