Embassy of Kuwait in Seoul


The Kuwaiti Embassy in South Korea is a bilateral mission in Seoul and promotes Kuwaiti interests in South Korea. The embassy of Kuwait also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of South Korea. The Kuwaiti Embassy in Seoul is headed by Mr. Jasem Mohamed Albudaiwi - Ambassador of Kuwait to South Korea.


Kuwaiti Embassy in Seoul, 309-15 Dongbinggo-dong, Yongsan-ku, Seoul 140-817, South Korea


(+82) (2) 749-3688 / 9


(+82) (2) 749-3604 / 87





Mr. Jasem Mohamed Albudaiwi - Ambassador

Office Hours:

09.00-12.00 and 13.00-16.00

Embassy Appointments

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

For all Kuwaiti visa related matters contact the embassy in Seoul before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website () or contact the visa department by telephone (+82) (2) 749-3688 / 9 or email kuwaitembassykorea@hotmail.com

Consulates of Kuwait in South Korea

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

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

Kuwaiti Consulates in South Korea

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

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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