Embassy of the United Kingdom in Seoul


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


British Embassy in Seoul, Korea (Republic) Sejong-daero 19-gil 24 Jung-gu Seoul 100-120 Korea (Republic)


(+82) (2) 3210 5500


(+82) (2) 725 1738






Mr Scott Wightman - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Mon-Thur: 09.00-17.15 Fri: 09.00-17.00

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in South Korea require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the British embassy in Seoul 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 Seoul before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.gov.uk/government/world/south-korea ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+82) (2) 3210 5500 or email enquiry.seoul@fco.gov.uk

Consulates of the United Kingdom in South Korea

Next to the embassy in Seoul there could be additional British consulates located in South Korea.

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

British Consulates in South Korea

Next to the embassy in Seoul, the United Kingdom has consulates in the following cities: Pusan

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the British Embassy in Seoul offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from South Korea to United Kingdom as wel as for British citizens in South 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.