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 issue single entry visas. Double and multiple entry visa issuance is suspended until further notice.
Please find below the visa fees for German and French 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 which an applicant already has an admission letter from.
*French nationals are exempted from visa fees when applying for Working Holiday (H1) visas..
For all other nationalities, to verify the applicable visa fees, please check here.
The Korea Visa Application Center (KVAC) has been authorized by the Government of the Republic of Korea to collect the service fees listed below.
• 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.