22 December 2017
The Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the Philippines has
announced that effective January 1, 2018, the visa application fee for
more than 90 days stay in Korea (not applicable for tourists) is
increased from Php 2,700 to Php 3,000. EPS workers applying for E-9
visa are covered by the increased visa fee.
The Government Placement Branch (GPB) will continue to collect
the visa fee of Php 2,700 until December 28, 2017 only provided that
the visa requirements, including the original copy of the DSSM
medical result, are complete.
EPS workers who will submit their visa applications from December
29, 2017 onward will have to pay the visa fee of Php 3,000.
For further inquiries, please call the Government Placement Branch
at 7221174 or 7221175. /END