Announcement of Special EPS-TOPIK – Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment

Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment (Ministry of Foreign Employment)

Announcement of Special EPS-TOPIK


According to the MOU on the Sending of Workers between the Ministry of Employment and Labor of the Republic of Korea (MOEL) and the Ministry of Foreign Employment, Special EPS-TOPIK for those who voluntarily returned home within their permitted sojourn period and want to come back for work in Korea will be conducted as follows.

All job seekers who want to work in Korea under the Employment Permit System should pass the EPS-TOPIK, implemented by the Human Resources Development Service of Korea (HRD Korea) authorized by the MOEL, and only those who passed the test are allowed to submit the job application form for EPS.

March 21, 2018

Held by: Ministry of Employment and Labour of the Republic of Korea

Implemented by: Human Resources Development Service of Korea

Cooperated by: Ministry of Foreign Employment and Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment


Source - Dailynews 2018.03.21
Source – Dailynews 2018.03.21


If an applicant is confirmed as a non-voluntary returnee, his/her test result will be considered invalid even he/she passes the test and the applicant should take full responsibility on that.


Those who pass the test will benefit from a shortened re-entering procedures including faster job registration and placement, and exemption from pre-departure training.


On the test day, mobile phones, cassette players, PDA, MP3 players, electronic dictionaries, and other electronic devices which are possibly used in cheating during the test are highly prohibited.


Test will be void, and examinees will NOT be eligible for taking the test for 3 years in case of cheating during the test.


If an applicant’s personal information on the passport is not exactly the same as the one on the application form (name, date of birth, and gender), their registration to the EPS job seekers’ roster and entry to Korea is not permitted in any case, and the applicant is fully responsible for any problem caused by the differences in their personal information.


For improvement of Proficiency in Korean, all of the questions are to be taken from closed question bank based on “The Standard Textbook for EPS-TOPIK”.


The Standard Textbook for EPS-TOPIK” has been uploaded on the webpage as follows and applicants can download it free.

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