9th EPS-TOPIK exam this August 2013 registration, schedule & requirements

9th EPS-TOPIK exam this August 2013 registration, schedule & requirements


Update 3: 3911 Passed the 9th EPS-TOPIK, list of passers and results here

Update 2: POEA announces the list of qualified applicants for the 9th EPS-TOPIK. For the list, please read, List of Qualified Applicants for the 9th EPS-TOPIK

Updated: POEA announces the registration schedule and requirements for the August 2013 9th EPS-TOPIK Exam for Korea. Venue for examinations & registration can be found here.

Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) announces the 9th EPS-TOPIK exam to be given this August 11, 2013. Registration will start this July 2 until July 5, 2013.


EPS-TOPIK is a qualifying examination for aspiring Filipinos who would want to work in Korea. EPS-TOPIK guarantees you are qualified for the job and does not guarantee employement in Korea.

Available type of industry to apply for this 9th EPS-TOPIK is only manufacturing. All applicants of 9th EPS-TOPIK can only choose ‘Manufacturing’ for selection of the type of industry. Choice of other type of industry is not allowed


To qualify for EPS-KOREA you’ll need to have these qualifications:

  • Must be between 18 and 38 years of age (Born between August 11, 1975 and August 11, 1995)
  • Female applicants are restricted to register this time due to slow demand.
  • Must not have any record of conviction or imprisonment for a heinous crime
  • Must have no record of deportation or departure orders from the Republic of Korea ™
  • Must not be restricted from departure from the Philippines



The examinations will be given this August 11, 2013 (Sunday)  at the following times:

  • Session 1: 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM
  • Session 2: 12:00NN to 2:00 PM

™All examinees must be in the designated test room until the designated time (09:30 for the session 1, 14:00 for the session 2 ) for the orientation.


Please read, List of Qualified Applicants for the 9th EPS-TOPIK


Registration for the EPS-TOPIK will start this July 2 (Tuesday) until July 5 (Friday) from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm in Metro Manila, La Union, Cebu and Davao. Applicants must register only in the registration venue where he/she wants to take the test and must register and apply personally.


Update as of 6/26/2013: The venue for registration are as follows:

Occupational Safety and Health Center (OSHC)
North Avenue corner Agham Road, Diliman, Quezon City

POEA Regional Center for Luzon
3rd-4th Floor Shania Bldg., San Fernando City, La Union

POEA Regional Center for Visayas
DOLE Building (former Insular Building), corner Gorordo and General Maxilom Avenue, Cebu City

POEA Regional Center for Mindanao
2nd Floor, AMYA II Bldg., Quimpo Boulevard corner Tulip Drive, Ecoland, Davao City


1. EPS-TOPIK Registration Application form (To be distributed at the registration venue). 

Application numbers are written on each application form. Each applicant receives and submits one application form only, use correction tape in correcting errors.

2. Valid passport or valid SSS UMID (a copy must be attached on application form)

If an applicant’s personal information on the passport is not exactly the same as the one on the application form, their entry to Korea will not be permitted in any case, and the applicant is fully responsible for any problem caused by the differences in their personal information.

We will use the personal information (name, date of birth, and gender) written on the application form and the applicant’s photo attached on the application form for their future employment in Korea, and these are not changeable in any case.

3. Two (2) pcs. passport size (pictures taken within 3 months)

™4. Test fee: peso equivalent to USD24 (around 1,000 pesos)

No refund will be entertained after registration period. (However, re-application after cancellation is not allowed.)

Additional details regarding the 9th EPS-TOPIK can be found here:


  1. Hi po,ask ko lng po if when ulet ang registeration for 10th eps.?and if pde n po b ang girl.?

  2. hi po ask lng po namin kelan po uli ung next exam for korea at where po kmi pwedeng mgregistered taga batangas po kmi.thnx po

  3. Sir kelan b ulit sked ng registration dito s Manila after ng exam ngaung August.d po kc ako nka register last registration .thnx

  4. sir, ask ko lang po kung pedeng kumuha ng application form kahit wala pang passport..,july 18 pa kase yung release ng passport ko…?

  5. san po kumukuha ng application form at pwd po ba ung resibo ng passport ksi pina rineiw ko ksi sa july 16 ung relising

    • That’s possible. As long as you have proof that your passport is for renewal.

      The registration forms are available during the registration day. Please read the post above regarding the registration.

    • Just updated today, here’s the venue for Manila:

      Occupational Safety and Health Center (OSHC)
      North Avenue corner Agham Road, Diliman, Quezon City

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