In South Korea

Book an appointment

Important information for Overseas British Citizenship application – Customers who have applied for British citizenship must register on the VFS website in order to book an appointment to enrol their Biometrics at the Visa Application Centre. Please click here to register and book an appointment

Visit the UK government's visas and immigration website to find out what visa you need. From this website you will be able to complete your online visa application form - AccessUK, pay the relevant visa application fee and book your appointment to submit your application at our visa application centre. Please bring a print out of your appointment confirmation and arrive at the visa application centre 15 minutes before your appointment. Applicants who are appointed at 08:00 may visit the centre on time as we open the centre at 08:00.

Prime time service

The prime time service is available from Monday to Friday between 14:30 and 15:30. This service allows applicants, who pay an additional fee, to lodge their applications beyond the normal processing hours (Monday to Friday 08:00 to 14:30). (Applicants are not permitted to enter the visa application centre after processing hours (15:30)).

The prime time service fee is KRW 112,500 per application with online payment available.

IMPORTANT: While booking a visa application centre (VAC) appointment on AccessUK, you will be asked to confirm the type of appointment you want and you should choose the ‘Prime Time’ option.

Walk-in without an appointment

The Walk in without appointment service is designed for applicants who want to pay to walk in to the Visa Application Centre in Seoul without an appointment. It’s an optional service which means that the applicants are able to:

  • Pay a fee to access the VAC on a walk-in basis without having made an on-line appointment or,
  • Attend the VAC on an earlier date than their scheduled appointment or;
  • Arrive at the VAC after their appointment time (30 minutes or more) within that same day.

This service allows applicants, who pay an additional fee, to lodge their applications during the normal processing hours (Monday to Friday 08:00 to 14:30).

The service fee is KRW 54,600 per application.

Important Note: This Service won’t be available from July to September.