ARC (Alien Registration Card) is required document for applying a new cell phone or a SIM card in Korea. This article is trying to helping you to scan your ARC to avoid an activation decline by SK telecom for your new cell phone deal in Korea.
Why is it so important?
You want to have your SIM card or your new cell phone as soon as possible. Kimchi Mobile team will send your application and Copy of color photo ID to SK telecom for activation and mostly it’s done by the afternoon. When we request you an acceptable ID again, your activation and shipping are postponed for extra one or two days.
A sample of acceptable ID
ARC (Alien Registration Card) should be a bright, non-reflected copy. ARC should not appear on file such as fingers holding the ID.
- An ID color must be bright and has no light reflection
- An ID must be well focused, and all the information must be clear and readable
- All four corners (edges) of ID must have appeared
- An ID must be straight and not tilted
- If you have used “Evernote Scannable APP” you must enhance your photo
Samples of not acceptable ID
It is easy to get a scanned copy of your ID when you are using “Evernote scannable app” and get a job done. Most of the other scanning apps are automatically decide scanning object’s boundaries which are the edges of ID photo. Most of the times the file result is insufficient because all four corners of ID does not appear and cropped automatically. When you are using a physical scanner, you must place your ID in the center of the scanning panel and use a blank A4 size white paper as a background. Most of the times, your scanning application will automatically crop the corners of your ID, and you may have to do it again. *An ID information must be well focused and clear to read.
*all four corners of ID need to appear correctly.
*An ID original color must adequately appear.
*An ID must be in color.
*An ID information must be well focused and clear to read.