South Korea attracts visitors from all around the world. Most of them visit South Korea to see all the famous tourist attractions. These kinds of tourists often stay for some days so they could just travel. But South Korea is also an economically growing country and a huge number of foreigners try to find a job here. Foreign students also study in universities in South Korea. Also, for all of those people, staying in South Korea, for a long time, getting a driver’s license in South Korea can make life easier. Although, you can also drive on an International permit, or an international driver’s license, getting a driver’s license in South Korea is a good idea, especially for people planning to move here.
Getting a driver’s license in South Korea is easier than it seems. You can get a driver’s license in a short duration. The process doesn’t have any complications.
Continue to read and get to know the whole process of getting a driver’s license in Korea easily.
If you already have an International Driver’s License of some other country, you are in for a treat! You can easily exchange that and get a Korean driver’s license. If you are aware of the whole Korean traffic rule system, the whole process just takes 2-3 days.
After submitting these documents, you will pay the driver’s license fee. You will receive your driver’s license in 2-3 days.
If you haven’t got an international driving license but you still know the driving rules of South Korea, you can get the driver’s license easily. If you know the answers to 700 theoretical questions of the South Korean traffic system, you don’t have to take driving lessons at any driving school.
Follow the following process to get a driver’s license in South Korea, if you know basic driving and the theory of Korean traffic rules.
The final city exam costs 25,000 won. An instructor takes your exam while being in the passenger seat of the car. The navigator in the instructor’s hand gives the driving instructions and you have to follow those instructions. You have to avoid making mistakes like sharp brakes, over speeding, late/early indicators, etc. Once you pass this exam, the last stamp will be put on the application. The application is taken to the examination department. After waiting for half an hour, you can get your complete driver’s license by paying 7,500 won.
If you aren’t aware of even the basics of driving, you should take driving lessons before taking the theoretical exam. There are lots of driving schools in South Korea. You can easily find one around you. Normal driving courses cost around half a million won, They are quite expensive. Moreover, driving lessons are not compulsory in South Korea so you can always avoid paying so much, and learn yourself.
Know more about the driver’s license process by visiting the website of the International Driving Authority.