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Arrival in Korea
This section gives participants practical information to help them proceed to the International Cooperation Training Center (ICTC) of KOICA. The following step-by-step instructions are designed to help participants reach the ICTC easily. Participants are advised to read the following instructions carefully.

Arrival at Incheon International Airport
upon arrival, participants are to follow these arrival procedures :

Pass through Immigration
Note: KOICA will inform the immigration office of participants’names & nationalities, flight schedules, and training courses prior to their arrival. Participants are advised to carry the invitation letter on which their status is written.

Collect baggage and Pass through Customs Inspection
Note: If your baggage is lost or damaged during travel, notify the airline agent in the baggage claim area and ask to file a claim for lost baggage or damaged baggage. Lost baggage usually arrives on the next flight if you have transferred planes. Most claims and reports take from a few days to several weeks to process.
Pass through Exit Gate A and go to the KOICA airport counter(1st floor, next to the Tourist Information Desk, left wing of the arrival lounge/ T.032-743-5904/ H.P. 011-9731-3141). At the KOICA counter, you'll get an information about how to get to ICTC and an airport limousine bus ticket for Korea City Air Terminal (KCAT).

※If you cannot meet the KOICA guide at the counter, please purchase a limousine bus ticket from the bus ticket counter (located on the 1st floor), and go to KCAT. You will find another KOICA guide at KCAT who will help you reach the ICTC. KOICA will reimburse the limousine bus fare when you arrive at ICTC.

Take an City Air Limousine Bus at the bus stop No. 4 (Exit Gate A) or No. 20 (Exit Gate E) in front of IIA. The bus runs every 5-10 minutes between of 06:30 and 22:25. It will take 80 minutes from Airport to KCAT.

How to get to ICTC from Incheon International Airport

Participants, by themselves, should reach the Korea City Air Terminal (KCAT), where a KOICA guide will meet and lead them to ICTC. If your friends or persons from your Embassy in Korea plan to guide you to ICTC, you should notify this to KOICA program officer in advance.

From Korea City Air Terminal(KCAT)

The Korea City Air Terminal (KCAT) is conveniently located in the extensive Korea World Trade Center (KWTC) complex in southern Seoul. KCAT provides a check-in service and passport inspection for passengers who are flying Asiana Airlines, Korean Air, and eleven foreign airlines including Northwest, Ansett, British Airways, and Cathay Pacific.

Note: Although the bus runs non-stop to KCAT, it does stop once at Samsung subway station next to KCAT. So, participants should not get off at Samsung subway station.

At the KCAT

Meet the KOICA guide at the KOICA Information counter of KCAT, located on the same floor(2nd floor)that the Limousine bus arrives and take a car arranged by the KOICA guide to ICTC. Note: If you have any question for the above arrival procedures, please contact to program officer or ICTC reception desk (T. 82-2-3460-6114/ English announcement service is available 24 hours daily/ E-mail: training@koica.or.kr).

Personal Belongings Checklist

 Passport and visa
 Flight ticket
 Money for incidental expenses
 Clothes(refer to page 50)
 Medicine(if taken regularly)
 Country report
 Program outline, this guidebook, and the letter of invitation

This s20.ection shows participants how to arrive at the International Cooperation Training Center (ICTC) of KOICA. Participants are advised to read the following step-by-step instructions carefully because most of the participants are first-time visitors to Korea.

Upon arrival, participants are to follow these arrival procedures:
Flow : Fill out questionnaires(distributed aboard your flight)
 Quarantine including animals and plants(2nd floor)
 Immigration check(passport, ticket, arrival statement)
 Reclaim baggage(1st floor)
 Customs clearance

Pass through Immigration : KOICA will inform the immigration office of participants names and nationalities, flight schedules, and training courses before their arrival. Participants are advised to carry the invitation letter on which their status is written, and show the letter to the officer in charge in case the officer needs further identification.

Collect Baggage and Pass through Customs : If your baggage is lost or damaged during travel, notify the airline agent in the baggage claim area and ask to file a claim for lost or damaged baggage. Lost baggage usually arrives on the next flight if you have transferred planes. Most claims and reports take from a few days to several weeks to process.

KOICA Information Counter

Pass through the Customs and go to the KOICA Information Counter (near exit gate A, left wing of the arrival lounge, next to the Tourist Information Desk/ T. 743-5904/ H.P. 011-9731-3141). At the KOICA counter, you can get an information about how to get to ICTC in detail, and get a limousine bus ticket for Korea City Air Terminal (KCAT).

If you cannot meet the KOICA guide at the counter, please purchase a limousine bus ticket from the bus ticket counter (located on the 1st floor), and go to KCAT Bus stop No. 4. You will find another KOICA guide at KCAT who will help you reach ICTC. KOICA will reimburse the limousine bus fare when you arrive at ICTC.

IIA-KCAT

Leave the terminal and proceed to Bus Stop No. 4 (Exit Gate A) or No. 16 (Exit Gate E) to take a City Air Limousine Bus to Korea City Air Terminal (KCAT). Buses depart every 5-10 minutes between the hours of 05:30 and 22:25 from the airport. (It will take about 70~90 minutes from IIA to KCAT.)

KCAT-ICTC

Participants, by themselves, should reach the Korea City Air Terminal (KCAT), where a KOICA guide will meet and lead them to ICTC.

If your friends or persons from your Embassy in Korea plan to guide you to ICTC, you should notify this in advance to the KOICA program officer.

The Korea City Air Terminal (KCAT) is conveniently located in the extensive Korea World Trade Center (KWTC) complex in southern Seoul.

At KCAT, please meet the KOICA guide at the KOICA Information Desk at KCAT, located on the same floor (2nd floor) that the Limousine Bus arrives.

The bus can stop by the request of passengers at Kimpo Airport or Samsung Subway Station. So, participants should not get off at Kimpo Airport or at Samsung Subway Station.

Take a car arranged by the KOICA guide to ICTC.

If you have any difficulties, please contact the program officer or ICTC reception desk 3460-6114, English announcement service i savailable 24 hours a day.

In case you could not get assistance from the KOICA Information Counter, please show this to a Korean person near you and please request some help.