Due to COVID-19, teachers are having extreme difficulties getting a prepaid SIM card for the data during 7 days of self-quarantine. Korvia team realized most of the EPIK teachers were suffering from insufficient data environment during 7 days of self-quarantine upon arrival.
Korvia and Kimchi Mobile teamed up to provide prepaid SIM cards for EPIK Spring 2022 & EPIK Fall 2022 teachers, and international shipping is free of charge. Korvia team will send you a promotion code for free shipping, which will only apply to registered Korvia-EPIK teachers.
Kimchi Mobile international shipping service is available for the below countries only.
- United States of America
- United Kingdom
- New Zealand
Who can apply?
Any EPIK teacher can purchase this deal; however, you won’t be able to get free international shipping benefits if you are not with the Korvia team.
Do you have a friend who got an EPIK placement through Korvia? You can ask him or her to order an extra SIM card then you can save your international shipping fee of 35USD.
A prepaid SIM card
1-month (30 days) prepaid bill (Premium unlimited data plan)
Free international shipping (35USD)
SIM activation service fee
- A SIM card
- SIM card activation guide
- SIM card activation application form
|Plan||Product Price||Shipping Cost||Discount||Total Price|
|Premium||64.99 USD||35 USD||35 USD||64.99 USD|
|Basic||54.99 USD||35 USD||25 USD||64.99 USD|
|Budget||39.99 USD||35 USD||10 USD||64.99 USD|
About Premium unlimited data plan
- Total Monthly 150GB LTE Data (5GB * 30 Days)
- 5GB Daily LTE Data
- Unlimited 3G Data after Daily LTE Data use (5MB bps)
- LG U+ Network (MVNO) Carrer Service – LG U+ 알뜰폰
Unlimited Talk and Text messages
- Unlimited Outgoing Domestic Calls
- Unlimited Incoming Domestic & International Calls
- HD Voice Calls
- Unlimited MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service)
- Unlimited Text Messages
Can I keep this number after 30 days?
You can keep your Korean cell phone number by recharge credit every 30days.
After 90days, you must Register a copy of ARC to use the current SIM service for the rest of your stay in South Korea.
- You cannot extend the SIM without ARC
Can I downgrade my plan for the next month?
No, you cannot downgrade the plan until 92days after activation.
You can change your plan after 92days.
- SIM service may valid for only 90 days if you subscribe to this service using your passport, you must provide us a copy of ARC.
[Plan Comparative Table]
|Name of Deal||Budget||Basic||Premium|
|Total LTE Data|
Approximate monthly data
(No Additional LTE Data)
11G+(2GB x 30days)
(5GB x 30days)
|Daily LTE Data||–||2GB||5GB|
|Unlimited 3G Data Speed||3Mbps||3Mbps||5Mbps|
|Mobile hotspot||Enable under LTE data||Enable under LTE data||Enable under LTE data|
|Unlimited Text & MMS||100texts||Unlimited||Unlimited|
|Period of Validity||30 days after activation||30 days after activation||30 days after activation|