Discounted EMS and remittance for multicultural families

This is the latest posting from the Korea Post about the discounted EMS and remittance for multicultural families. Korea Post has been extending this service since September 2010 for multicultural families to ensure a faster, safer and cheaper way of sending items to the countries of multicultural families.

Please read the information carefully. You may also clarify with the post office nearest you.

Discounted EMS service

Qualification and requirements:
– If you’re married to Korean with F6-1, F6-2 and F6-3 visa, present your ARC or Alien Registration Card.
– If you’re a Korean citizen, present your Korean ID and a Family History Certificate (가족관계증명서) or Basic History Certificate (기본증명서)

Method of payment:
– credit card
– cash
– check card

Participating post offices:
– all post office in Seoul

Discounted Remittance Service

Benefits:
– 30% ~ 50% cheaper than bank remittance
– available at over 2,700 Korea Post offices nationwide

Required:
– receiver’s bank account information
– receiver’s bank name
– receiver’s English name
– receiver’s English address

Available services:

Eurogiro Remittance
– to Japan, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam
– maximum amount of remittance: 2,000 USD
– charge: 8,000 won (or 5,000 won by ATM/internet)

SWIFT Bank Remittance
– available to all countries
– transfer limit: maximum of 50,000 USD per year
– charge: 10,000 won (or 5,000 won by ATM/internet)

Available channels:
– Korea Post Bank, Korea Post ATM, internet banking

For questions:
– Korea Post Bank 1588-1900
– Korea Post Office 1588-1300

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