Embassy of Japan in Seoul


The Japanese Embassy in South Korea is a bilateral mission in Seoul and promotes Japanese interests in South Korea. The embassy of Japan also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of South Korea. The Japanese Embassy in Seoul is headed by Masaoshi Muo - Ambassador of Japan to South Korea.


Japanese Embassy in Seoul, Korea (Republic) 22, Yulgok-ro 2-gil, 18-11, Junghak-Dong Consular section: 42, Jong-ro 1-gil, 146-1 Susong-Dong Seoul Korea (Republic)


(+82) (2) 2170-5200 (+82) (2) 739-7400 (Consulate)


(+82) (2) 734-4528 (+82) (2) 736-6581 (Consulate)






Masaoshi Muo - Ambassador

Office Hours:

09:30-11:30 and 13:30-16:00

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in South Korea require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Japanese 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 Japan

For all Japanese visa related matters contact the embassy in Seoul before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.kr.emb-japan.go.jp ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+82) (2) 2170-5200 (+82) (2) 739-7400 (Consulate) or email info@so.mofa.go.jp

Consulates of Japan in South Korea

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

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

Japanese Consulates in South Korea

Next to the embassy in Seoul, Japan has consulates in the following cities: Busan and Jeju