To check the applicable fees for the type of visa application and services, please click on the relevant topics below.

Visa Fees

Visa fees change semi-annually (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 June 15, 2022 at KVAC and will be valid until December 15, 2022.

 

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 vary, depending on the nationality of the visa applicant. 

 

Please find below the visa fees that apply ONLY for nationals from Germany, France, and the UK.  For all other nationalities, to verify the applicable visa fees, please check here.

Nationality Up to 90 days - Single entry Over 90 days - Single entry Up to / Over 90 days - Multiple entry
USD EUR USD EUR USD EUR
German 40 36 60 54 90 81
French 40 36 60 54 90 81
British 130 117 200 180 250 225

Kindly make sure that you verify attentively the visa fees that apply to your nationality before proceeding with the transfer of the fees. 

[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.

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

 

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 (only within mainland France) 10
KVAC London - Passport Return via Registered Mail (only within the UK) 15

 

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 the submission of the visa application. A copy of the proof of payment must be included when submitting your visa application. The KVAC guidelines for fee payments can be downloaded here.
     
  • 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