SEOUL, Feb. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — A number of public institutions nationwide that support multicultural families are offering programs to help immigrants acquire a driver’s license.
The Chuncheon Healthy Home Multicultural Family Support Center in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province announced on Thursday that it will begin offering special courses from March for members of multicultural families to acquire a variety of driver’s licenses.
The center will select 10 people to provide 500,000 won (US$444) to partially cover the total tuition cost of 640,000 won (US$568). Contact the Chuncheon Center for Healthy Multicultural Families (033-251-8014) for more information.
The Donghae Healthy Family Support Center in Donghae, Gangwon Province also plans to open courses for members of multicultural families to acquire a driver’s license.
The center will cover half of the tuition, including the driver’s examinations. Applicants are required to submit alien registration cards and other documents to the center (033-535-0186).
Incheon’s Bupyeong District Center for Multicultural Families plans to offer a free course on the written driver’s test from February 22 to April 19 for members of multicultural families.
Applications are first come, first served for 20 people. All courses and curriculum are provided free of charge.
Police officers from Incheon’s Samsan Police Station, who are capable of speaking Vietnamese and Filipino, will give instructions on the written driver’s test as well as know-how for the actual driving test. Contact the center (032-511-1800) for more details.
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