In South Korea

Visa Application Centre

Visa application centre

VFS Global Korea LLC,
5F Danam Building 10 Sowoel-Ro, Jung-Gu, Seoul


5F Danam Building Namdaemun-Ro 5Ga
120, Jung-Gu, Seoul (Former address)


Opening hours:

Application submission - with a prior appointment:
Monday to Friday
08:00 - 14:30
14:30 - 15:30 (Prime time appointment only)

Passport Collection:
Monday to Friday
12:30 - 14:30

User pay services

We offer a range of optional additional services to help you with your visa application. To use them, you will need to pay an extra fee in addition to the visa application fee.

Customers with disabilities

All visa application centres have step-free access for wheelchairs. Applicants who have a disability or who have accessibility requirements are encouraged to bring someone to assist them. Lifts are also accessible for use where necessary. Please note that VFS Global staff will be available to assist any applicant with special needs.

Security information

Please note that access to the visa application centre is restricted to visa applicants only.  The only exceptions to this policy are:

  • Children  less than 18 years of age need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. This cannot be a member of the visa application centre staff.
  • Elderly, medically infirm or disabled applicants who require assistance in order to submit their applications. Applicants who fall into these categories should advise the security staff on arrival at the VAC. 

Mobile phones and Tablets are permitted in the visa application centre, but they must be switched to silent or vibrate mode.  They should be switched on before entering the VAC. Devices that cannot be switched on cannot be taken into the visa application centre.

Under no circumstances is photography, filming or audio recording permitted.  Mobile phones have to be put away when you are dealing with our staff.  

Only one airline cabin size bag  55 cm x 35 cm x 20 cm  alternatively  21.5” x 13.5” x 8" per applicant is permitted in the VAC . Larger bags cannot be taken into the visa application centre and must be stored elsewhere.

For security reasons the following items will not be permitted inside the visa application centre.   
  • All battery operated or electronic items such cameras, audio/video cassettes, compact discs, MP3s, floppies, laptops, or portable music players ,hard disk drive (HDDs), pen/thumb drives, spy devices, audio recorders, or other devices which can hinder the centre’s functioning
  • Sealed envelopes or packages.
  • Any inflammable item such as matchboxes/ lighters/ electric cigarettes /fuel.
  • Any sharp objects such as scissors, pen knives or nail filers.
  • Weapons, weapon - like objects or explosive material of any kind.

Other items may be prohibited based on security staff discretion.

For applicants’ convenience, we offer a locker facility near our centre. Applicants can store the prohibited items before they enter the visa application centre. The security guard at the entrance of the visa centre will guide you where to store your belongings if needed. The service fee is KRW 3,000.

Data Protection Act

The Data Protection Act prevents UK Visas and Immigration and VFS Global from providing information about an application to anybody other than the individual visa applicant or their authorised representative.