Beginning January 1, 2014, South Korea has increased the fees for visa and immigration related applications and services. The following are the revised fees:


Type of Application Revised Fee (KRW) Old Fee (KRW)
Grant of temporary stay status 80,000 40,000
Permitting activities outside of temporary stay status 120,000 60,000
Change/addition of workplace 120,000 60,000
Change of temporary stay status 100,000 50,000
Change of temporary stay status to F-5 visa (Permanent Resident) 200,000 50,000
Extending period of stay 60,000 30,000
Initial F-6 visa (Spouse of Korean National) 40,000 20,000
Extension of F-6 visa 30,000 20,000
Reissuance of Alien Registration Card (ARC), including Resident Registration Card 30,000 20,000
Issuance of miscellaneous documents for all visa and immigration-related matters (per copy) 2,000 1,000

Please note that this is general information only and not intended as advice on a specific matter. Please feel free to contact Fakhoury Global Immigration directly with questions exclusive to your situation. This news alert may have been prepared using information from Peregrine Immigration Management, which is licensed to Fakhoury Global Immigration.