is involved in all the process of employment. It is legal stay of up to
three years with a valid labour contract. There is protection of rights
and interest of foreign workers applied as equally as to Korean
counterparts based on the standard labour law. "Act on Employment of
foreign workers, 2003" was legislated by the Government of Korea, which
introduces the employment permit system for migrant worker. According to
the Act, business that has failed to recruit domestic human resources
will be allowed legally to hire migrant workers from the sending
country. In 2004, the Government of Republic of Korea decided to
implement the employment permit system which treats as equal as native
labour. Industrial Trainee scheme was decided to abolish in 2005.
Foreign worker, working under this system requires to enter into EPS.
Nepal Government is also going to enter into EPS to send workers to
Korea, In this regard, an agreement (Memorandum of Understanding, MOU)
have been signed between two countries at minister level on 23rd July,
2007. Five thousands workers are expected to send to Korea under this
system. For this purpose a separate working office (i.e. EPS Desk) under
the DOLEP has been established for smooth implementation.
EPS Korea Expenses
Sending Fee for 85 Hours Pre-departure training