Embassy of the United Kingdom in Pyongyang


The British Embassy in North Korea is a bilateral mission in Pyongyang and promotes British interests in North Korea. The embassy of the United Kingdom also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of North Korea. The British Embassy in Pyongyang is headed by David Slinn - Ambassador of the United Kingdom to North Korea.


British Embassy in Pyongyang, Korea (Democratic Republic) Munsu-dong Diplomatic Compound Taedonggang District Pyongyang Korea (Democratic Republic)


(+850) 2 381 7980


(+850) 2 381 7985





David Slinn - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Mon-Fri: 0900-1730

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in North Korea require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the British embassy in Pyongyang you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for the United Kingdom

For all British visa related matters contact the embassy in Pyongyang before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website () or contact the visa department by telephone (+850) 2 381 7980 or email postmaster.pyonx@fco.gov.uk

Consulates of the United Kingdom in North Korea

Next to the embassy in Pyongyang there could be additional British consulates located in North Korea.

Please check below for the locations of the British consulates in North Korea.

British Consulates in North Korea

Next to the embassy in Pyongyang, the United Kingdom has consulates in the following cities: (if there are no cities mentioned here that means that United Kingdom does not have any consulates located in North Korea ).

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the British Embassy in Pyongyang offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from North Korea to United Kingdom as wel as for British citizens in North Korea. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, British nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.