Embassy of North Korea in Bern


The North Korean Embassy in Switzerland is a bilateral mission in Bern and promotes North Korean interests in Switzerland. The embassy of North Korea also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Switzerland. The North Korean Embassy in Bern is headed by Mr So Se Pyong - Ambassador of North Korea to Switzerland.


North Korean Embassy in Bern, Switzerland Pourtalosstrasse 43 3074 Muri b. Bern Switzerland


(+41) 31 951 66 21


(+41) 31 951 57 04





Mr So Se Pyong - Ambassador

Office Hours:

08.00-13.00 and 15.00-18.00

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Switzerland require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the North Korean embassy in Bern 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 North Korea

For all North Korean visa related matters contact the embassy in Bern before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website () or contact the visa department by telephone (+41) 31 951 66 21 or email dprk.embassy@bluewin.ch

Consulates of North Korea in Switzerland

Next to the embassy in Bern there could be additional North Korean consulates located in Switzerland.

Please check below for the locations of the North Korean consulates in Switzerland.

North Korean Consulates in Switzerland

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

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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