Visa Fees 

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[English]

Visa fees change semiannually (every 6 months) according to the exchange rate set by the government of the Republic of Korea.

Therefore, the new visa fees will be applied for applications received after December 24, 2021 at KVAC.

The new visa fees for applications received after December 24, 2021 will be as follows:

(ONLY Single Entry Visas are issued)

 

 

90 이하

Up to 90 days
Single Entry

Bis zu 90 Tage Einfache Einreise

Jusqu'à 90 jours Une seule entrée

90 이상

Over 90 days
Single Entry

Über 90 Tage Einfache Einreise

Plus de 90 jours Une seule entrée

 

USD

EUR

USD

EUR

Germany

40

35.20

60

52.80

France

40

35.20

60

52.80

 

Please note that all visa fees are set by the Government of the Republic of Korea. 

The Korea Visa Application Center (KVAC) is authorized to collect these visa fees on behalf of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Berlin. 

The visa fees are charged in the local currency, in accordance with the currency exchange rate communicated by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Berlin. 

The visa fees vary, depending on the nationality of the visa applicant. 

Please note that currently, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea (ROK) in Berlin only issues single-entry visas. Double and multiple entry visa issuance is suspended until further notice. 

 

Please find below the visa fees for nationals from Germany, France and the UK.  

 

Up to 90 days
Single Entry

Over 90 days
Single Entry

Up to/Over 90 days
Double Entry

(Currently NOT ISSUED)

Up to/Over 90 days
Multiple Entry

(Currently NOT ISSUED)

 

USD

EUR

USD

EUR

USD

EUR

USD

EUR

Germany

40

35.20

60

52.80

70

61.60

90

79.20

France

40

35.20

60

52.80

70

61.60

90

79.20

 

USD

GBP

USD

GBP

USD

GBP

USD

GBP

United Kingdom

130

100.10

200

154.00

 

 

 

 

 

[Only for German nationals]  The Government of the Republic of Korea has signed reciprocal facilitation and national agreements with Germany to establish the following specific exceptions: Students (all D-2 visa types), Trainee (all D-4* visa types), Intra-Company Transferee (D-7-1 and D-7-2), Corporate/Foreign Investor (all D-8 visa types), International Trade (all D-9 visa types), Foreign National of Special Ability (E-7) engaging in marketing activities are all exempted from visa fees. 

*Visa fees for all D-4 visa types are only exempted if the purpose of applying for D-4 visa is to attend courses prior to attending a Korean University from which an applicant already has an admission letter. 

[Only for French nationals]  French nationals are exempted from visa fees when applying for Working Holiday (H1) visas.

 

 

For residents living in France and Germany: For all other nationalities, to verify the applicable visa fees, please check HERE. (in EUR)

For residents living in the United Kingdom applying at KVAC London: For all other nationalities, to verify the applicable visa fees, please check HERE. (in GBP)

 

Service Fees 

The Korea Visa Application Center (KVAC) has been authorized by the Government of the Republic of Korea to collect the service fees listed below.    

IOM KVAC Mandatory Service Fees

Service

Fees in EUR

KVAC Berlin, Paris - Visa Application Submission

60

Service

Fees in GBP

KVAC London - Visa Application Submission

53

 

IOM KVAC Optional Services/Fees

Service

Fees in EUR

Translation

10

KVAC Berlin - Passport Return via Registered Mail

8

KVAC Paris - Passport Return via Registered Mail

(within mainland France)

10

Service

Fees in GBP

KVAC London - Passport Return via Registered Mail

12

 

Important Notices 

• Regardless of the result of your visa application, neither the visa fees nor the service fees will be refunded. 

• The required visa and service fees, and optional additional service and related fees must be paid prior to booking your in-person appointment at the center, or before sending your visa application via the Mail-In service. A copy of the proof of payment must be submitted when submitting your visa application. The KVAC guidelines for fee payments can be downloaded here

• The payment must be completed in the local currency for both the required visa and service fees and any optional services and related fees. 

• The KVAC will generate a detailed proof of payment listing all services paid for. If you note any discrepancy in regards to your payment,  please contact the KVAC team for clarification and/or report the discrepancy to the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Berlin.  

For further information, please visit the website of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Berlin and the website of the Korea Visa Portal