The fees listed on this page are in addition to the visa application fee. The services can be purchased at the visa application centre. The services listed on this page are supplied by VFS. If you have any queries about these services please contact VFS using the details on the Contact us
page on this website.
On this page you will find the information listed below. You can use the quick links listed here to take you the information or you can scroll down the page.
Please provide your documents to be translated to VFS at the visa application centre at least 2 working days prior to submitting your visa application. Please ensure that you collect your receipt upon your payment and bring the receipt along with you when you submit your visa application and supporting documents.
You can buy this service for 15,000 KRW
for each page (inclusive of VAT) when you attend the visa application centre.
SMS text tracking service
SMS news updates will be sent informing you of the status of your visa application. Once purchased you will receive several automated feedback messages (available in English and Korean) to your mobile phone informing you of the current processing stage your visa application is in. At the end of the process you will receive an automated email message (in English only) to your registered email address, informing you that the UK Border Agency has made a decision on your visa application and your documents have been returned using the courier service (fee payable) or are ready for collection at our visa application centre.
You can buy this service for 2,700 KRW
(inclusive of VAT) when you attend the visa application centre. The SMS application form
can be downloaded and completed before your visit the centre,
Note: This value added service is available only in Korean
(local SMS only). Please read the SMS Service Disclaimer
carefully before applying for this service.
The visa application centre will courier your documents to you using DHL for a fee of 11,000 KRW
(inclusive of VAT) for each packet. Please enquire about this service when you attend the visa application centre.
VFS staff can take photocopies for you for a fee of 200 KRW
(inclusive of VAT) for each page.
The cost for 6 photographs is 10,000 KRW
(inclusive of VAT). The photographs meet the UK Border Agency photograph specifications.
Applicant can print out their documents for 700 KRW
(inclusive of VAT) per page.
From 1 May 2012 the UK Border Agency in South Korea is introducing a priority visa service.
The priority visa service is available to customers who pay an additional fee to have their visa application placed at the front of the queue. Under normal circumstances, a priority service non settlement visa application will be processed within 3-5 working days and a priority service settlement visa application will be processed within 10 working days The cost is KRW 172,000
for each application except Settlement Visa. As of July 1, 2013, the fee for Settlement will be KRW 450,000. Click here
for detailed information.