Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the Republic of Korea
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Visa Application Form of PRC
Ambassador: Mr. Qiu Guohong
Address: 54, Hyoja-Dong, Jongno-GU, Seoul, 110033, Korea
Office Hours: 09:00-12:00, 13:30-17:30, Monday-Friday (except holidays)
Notice on Changes of Individual Visa Application Methods
From January 24th, 2014, applicants with ROK passport or other foreign passport in ROK are required to apply for Chinese visa (visas to China's Hong Kong are not included) through Chinese Visa Application Service Center (CVASC):
CVASC in Seoul:
1. (Seoul Square)
Address: 6th Floor, Seoul Square building, 416 Hangang-daero, Jung-gu, Seoul, the Republic of Korea
2. (Namsan Square)
Address: 3rd Floor, Namsan Square, 60-1, Choongmu-ro 3ga, Joong-gu, Seoul, the Republic of Korea
Office hours: Monday - Friday (except public holidays)
9:00 am-3:00 pm. (Submission of applications)
9:00 am-4:00 pm. (Collection and payment)
Note: Express applications should be submitted before 11:30 a.m.
For applicants who hold diplomatic, service passport holder of ROK; ordinary passport holders with note verbal issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of ROK; members and their relatives of other countries' diplomatic missions, international institutions and international organizations to ROK; and congressman visa applicants, they can either submit application directly to the Consular Section of the Chinese Embassy or through the designated travel agencies.
Consular Office of the Embassy
Address: 50-7, No.2 Street, Namsan-dong, Chung-gu, Seoul
Automatic Answer Tel: +82-2-060-7045004
Manual Tel: +82-2-7567300, 7550453, 7550456
The manual answering service is available during 09:00-12:00, 13:30-17:30, working days.
09:00-11:30, Monday-Friday (except holidays)
13:30-15:30, Monday-Thursday (except holidays)
Collection and Payment: 09:00-11:30, Monday-Friday (except holidays)
Consular Districts of the Embassy/Consulates
|Embassy/Consulate General||Consular Jurisdiction|
|Embassy of PRC in Seoul||Seoul, Inchon, Taejon, Kyonggido, Kangwondo, Chungchong Puktodo, Chungchong Namdo|
|Consulate General of PRC in Busan (Pusan)||Busan (Pusan), Taegu, Ulsan, Kyongsang Namdo, Kyongsang Puktodo|
|Consular Office of PRC in Gwangju (Kwangju)||Cheju-do, Gwangju (Kwangju), Cholla Namdo, Cholla Puktodo|
The embassy only accepts Cash as means of payment if you are individual applicant. The Checks and Credit Cards are not accepted. Please make payment when you collect passport.
1. Regular Fee per Person (the Currency is in Korean Won)
|Types||Korean Citizens||American Citizens||Romanian Citizens||Serbian Citizens||Bulgarian Citizens||Citizens of Other Countries|
|Multi-Entry with 6-month Validity||70,000||170,000||170,000||3,000||160,000||70,000|
|Multi-Entry with 12-month Validity||100,000||170,000||-||3,000||240,000||105,000|
The regular processing time is 4 working days. For urgent cases, you can apply for the expedited service. Extra service fee will be charged as following:
|2 working days processing||KRW 35,000 (for individual applicant) |
KRW 17,500 (for group applicant)
3. Service Fee per Person (charged by CVASC)
|Regular 4 working day processing||KRW 20,000|
|Express processing||KRW 30,000|
|Urgent processing||KRW 40,000|
The Map of the Embassy
Address: 54, Hyoja-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Korea
1. Take Subway Line No.3 and get out at Exit No.3 of Gyeongbokgung Subway Station, then walk along Jahamun Tunnel about 10 minutes.
2. Take Bus No. 7022 or 7018 and get off at Hyoja-dong Stop, then walk about 1 minute.
Address of Consular Office: 50-7, No.2 Street, Namsan-dong, Chung-gu, Seoul, Korea
Take Subway No.4 Line, exit at Exit No.3 of Myeong-dong Subway Station, then walk about 400 meters (437.4 yards) toward Namsan. The Consular Office is close to the Ticket Office of Namsan Cable Car Station.
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