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Canada – RCMP Check | Korvia Guide

In Canada, CRC (Criminal Record Check) is handled by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). This will determine if an individual has a criminal record, meaning if he/she has been charged or convicted of a crime. There are two ways to check your criminal record. however, As of April 01, 2015, the Korean Consulate will [...]

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 |2018-04-19T19:59:21+09:00January 22nd, 2018|Document Guides, Featured Articles, Guides|154 Comments

How to Get the apostilled FBI background check in Korea

UPDATED: 05/18/2020 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! [...]

By |2020-05-18T10:42:34+09:00October 19th, 2017|Document Guides, Featured Articles, Guides|10 Comments

How to Apostille an FBI Background Check in One Week

How to Apostille an FBI Background Check in One Week UPDATED: 30/01/17 Obtaining Apostille 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. [...]

By |2020-02-25T16:17:52+09:00February 1st, 2017|Document Guides, Featured Articles, Guides|18 Comments

Residency Certificate | Korvia Guide

A Residency Certificate or Residence Certificate is a document that proves a person is a primary resident of a certain country. In the case of living and working in South Korea, a Residency Certificate can exempt individuals from being double taxed while teaching at a public school in Korea. Which [...]

By |2018-11-06T16:55:55+09:00August 13th, 2016|Document Guides, Guides|21 Comments

Apostille | Korvia Guide

An "Apostille" is a verification seal or page that is attached to a document to certify it for international use. Only state or federal governmental entities can issue apostilles. Apostilles are required in order to submit various documents to teach English in Korea. Apostilles do not have an expiration date. Which documents need to be [...]

By |2018-04-19T19:59:48+09:00August 4th, 2016|Document Guides, Guides|6 Comments

University Transcripts | Korvia Guide

University Transcripts or Student Transcripts are a record of all the classes you took for to obtain your degree (general education and major classes). You can obtain them from your office of registrar or your student affairs office. Unofficial vs. Official Transcripts Unofficial transcripts are transcripts that can be freely accessed from your [...]

By |2018-04-19T20:01:12+09:00March 17th, 2015|Document Guides, Guides|14 Comments

University Diploma | Korvia Guide

A University Diploma is a requirement by the Korean government to teach English in South Korea. Applicants will need to obtain an apostilled photocopy of their diploma to submit with their Final Documents Package for each program. University Diploma Requirments The University Diploma must be obtained from a 3-4 year bachelors degree [...]

By |2018-04-19T20:01:12+09:00March 17th, 2015|Document Guides, Guides|14 Comments

TEFL Certificate | Korvia Guide

A TEFL Certificate or a TESOL certificate is a ESL credential obtained after completing a TEFL/TESOL certification course. The program name TEFL and TESOL are the same thing and the terms are used interchangeably. TEFL stands for “Teaching English as a Foreign Language” while TESOL stands for “Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages”. [...]

By |2019-09-24T19:11:26+09:00March 17th, 2015|Document Guides, Guides|3 Comments