Embassy of China in Seoul


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


Chinese Embassy in Seoul, Korea (Republic) 54 Hjoja-Dong Jongno-Gu Seoul Korea (Republic)


(+82) 2-738 1038


(+82) 2-738 1077






Zhang Xinsen - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

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

For all Chinese visa related matters contact the embassy in Seoul before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (kp.chineseembassy.org ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+82) 2-738 1038 or email chinaemb_kr@mfa.gov.cn

Consulates of China in South Korea

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

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

Chinese Consulates in South Korea

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

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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