KIIP stands for Korean Immigration and Integration Program ( 사회통합프로그램 )
Why go for the KIIP ?
KIIP is necessary for F-2 visas, F-5 visas and Korean citizenship
If you complete KIIP you can get 28 points for F-2-7 visa
If you are not confident to TOPIK, then you should try KIIP
Who is eligible for KIIP?
All immigrants who legally reside in Korea, including ethnic Koreans with foreign nationalities, International students, foreign workers, marriage migrants, refugees, high-skilled foreign professionals, etc.
Naturalized Koreans who have acquired Korean national within the past 3 years.
KIIP has 6 levels and there are only 3 terms per year so you can achieve three levels for one year
If you have
TOPIK level 1, you can start from level 2 of KIIP
TOPIK level 2, you can start from level 3 of KIIP
TOPIK level 3, you can start from level 4 of KIIP
TOPIK level 4 or 5 or 6, you can start from level 5 of KIIP
Oh.. there are two types of level 5, which one should I take?
There are 2 types of Level 5, one is for 50 hours and the other one is for 70 hours
50 hours is for residency visa and 70 hours is for citizenship ( naturalization )
Depends on your purpose, you can choose one
What if I don’t have TOPIK or already have TOPIK?
If you don’t have TOPIK level you have to take a pre-test before enrolling the class
If you already have TOPIK level you can go to the immigration office in your area and get exemption of the pre-test
Oh..Good news, I got my TOPIK 3 years ago, Is that OK?
Sorry No, It is valid for 2 years only
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