5 Steps Guide to Apply for EPIK Spring 2017 Term | Teaching English in Korea


Are you a native English speaker and hold a university degree?

Do you want to start a life- changing journey?

If so, let me tell you that you have fulfilled the basic requirements to reserve a spot in the EPIK program to start a new career teaching English in South Korea.

Not convinced yet, here are some of the benefits that you can get for teaching English as a second language in South Korea:-

  1. You will be able to explore a new and a completely different culture without paying for a flight ticket, but will be reimbursed after your first month of teaching.
  2. The basic salary ranges between 2.00- 2.5 Million Won per month, beside the bonus.
  3. Full Health insurance in correspondence with the Korean Labor Law.
  4. Bonuses for the completion of your Contract.
  5. Paid vacation and accommodation.

So, don’t waste another second and start preparing your documents to teach English in Korea for Spring 2017 term. The enrollment will begin on August, 2016.

You can search the available job opportunities in Korea schools here.

However, it doesn’t matter if you get the job offer or not, you will still have to prepare the following documents in advance..

This Guide wrote by California Apostille the private agency based in Los Angeles, CA, we provide an expedited apostille services with a competitive price.

All resources about EPIK will be included down the article.


Step 1: Apostille FBI Criminal Record Check — CRC

You may request, receive and apostille an FBI Background Check as easy as:-

  • Contact one of the FBI Approved Channeler in your state to expedite the issuance process.
  • Request a digital copy of your Background Check- It costs $40.00 — $50.00 per request, processing time is 2 business days.
  • Contact an Apostille service agency to get your apostille. Don’t pay more than $50.00 per apostille. Don’t get scammed for overpriced apostille services.

Step 2: Apostille notarized copy of your US passport — [Not Required]

  • You can send all documents that need an Apostille to the same authentication agency at the same time to save valuable time.
  • Your passport must be valid for more than 6 months.
  • Photocopy the first 2 pages of your passport and get it notarized by a local notary public in your state.
  • Ensure that the notary write the notary statement, notary’s name and date of notarization.

Step 3: Apostille Certified Copy of College Degree

  • Contact your college registrar for a certified copy of your University degree.
  • The degree must be signed and stamped by your University’s registrar.
  • Submit your College degree for Apostille service. You may check out our Expedited US apostille service to chose your options.

Step 4: 3 copies of university transcripts in sealed envelopes

Make sure to keep the envelopes closed / sealed

Step 5: 2 Reference Letter

Contact your previous employers or universities professors for a letter of recommendation as a proof of good conduct.

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