Gyeongbuk Province to Provide Child Allowance

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Gyeongbuk Province to provide 100,000 KRW allowance for children ages 0 to 6
Starting in September, Gyeongbuk will provide an allowance of 100,000 KRW per month for children between 0 and 6.


This allowance will only apply to children in households with incomes below a certain level:

11.7 million won per month (three-person household)

14.36 million won per month (four-person household)

17.01 million won per month (five-person household)

From the 20th of this month, the child’s parent/guardian can submit a “child allowance application” to their local resident center along with proof of identification (resident registration card, passport, driver’s license).

 

To apply for welfare, check your center’s homepage or via APP.

To apply for welfare, check your center’s homepage or via APP.

The time period for online applications will be split via age groups in order to prevent confusion.

The recommended periods for applications are as follows: 20th to the 25th for 0 to 1-year-olds, 26th to the 30th for 2 to 3-year-olds, the first of July to the 5th for 4 to 5-year-olds, and all other ages may apply from July 6th.

The first payments will be processed on September 21st and the deadline to apply is September 30th.

The first payments will be processed on September 21st and the deadline to apply is September 30th. Applicants that apply at the end of September will receive payment by November.

Allowances distributed in September apply to children born after October 1, 2012. It is estimated about 123,5000 people are eligible.

Cities with the highest number of households receiving allowances include Gumi (26,900), Pohang (25,500), Gyeongsan (13,600), Gyeongju (11,000), Gunwi and Yeongyang Counties (500 each), and Ulleung County (300)

Reporter Cho Yong-guk Maeil Ilbo

Jung Kyu-shik, manager of the Department of Family Affairs for Women, stated: “I will thoroughly prepare to deal with any inconveniences that may arise for residents as they begin this process We ask that the public follow government guidelines to ensure a smooth application period.”

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