The IOM Migration Research and Training Centre (MRTC), which has been designated as the First Support Group by the Ministry of Justice, is managing and organizing the initial orientation course for foreign students, foreign entertainers, and residents living in areas densely populated with foreigners.
The Initial Orientation Course for Immigrants supports foreigners who come to Korea for the first time acquire information such as basic law and information about life in Korea so that they can quickly adapt to Korean society.

1. Foreign Students

Eligible Participant
D-2 visa holders, D-4-1 visa holders, international students with other types of visa

Program Content
Three-hour lecture on law and order in Korea, helpful information for adapting to a Korean society, and essential information for foreign students.

Education Center
39 initial orientation support centers for international students including university students*
* The list is available in the library of the following website. (www.socinet.go.kr)

Education Program Schedule
Before and after the start of the semester

How to Apply
To ask “international student service center” where a student registered.

2. Residents living in areas densely populated with foreigners

Eligible Participant
Long-term foreign residents living in areas densely populated with foreigners*
* Primary local governments with 7,000 or more foreign residents

Program Content
Law and order in Korea and helpful information for adapting to a Korean society

Education Center
Basic autonomous entities* and foreigner support centers that wish to serve as an education center**
* Foreign resident centers in Ansan-si, Seongnam-si, Gimpo-si, and Hwaseong-si
** The list is available in the library of the following website (www.socinet.go.kr)

Education Program Schedule
Once a month(operating based on demand)

How to Apply
Register and log in to Immigration & Social Integration Network (www. socinet.go.kr) and apply for Initial Adjustment Program

3. Foreign Entertainers

Eligible Participant
Foreign Entertainers entering Korea with Hotel · Entertainment (E-6-2) visa
* Mandatory participation in initial adjustment program needed prior to alien registration

Program Content
Three-hour lecture on Laws and Orders of Korea, helpful information for adapting to a Korean society, and human rights protection

Education Center
16 immigration offices in Korea (Seoul, Southern Seoul, Busan, Incheon, Suwon, Jeju, Daegu, Daejeon, Yeosu, Yangju, Ulsan, Gwangju, Changwon, Chuncheon, Cheongju, Jeonju)

How to Apply
Register and log in to Immigration & Social Integration Network (www. socinet.go.kr) and apply for Initial Adjustment Program

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