Embassy of New Zealand in Seoul


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


New Zealand Embassy in Seoul, Korea (Republic) Jeong Dong Building 8th floor, West Tower 15-5 Jeong-Dong, Jung-gu Seoul 110-784 Korea (Republic)


(+82) 2 3701 7700


(+82) 2 3701 7701






Mr Patrick Rata - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

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

For all New Zealand visa related matters contact the embassy in Seoul before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.nzembassy.com/korea ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+82) 2 3701 7700 or email nzembsel@kornet.net

Consulates of New Zealand in South Korea

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

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

New Zealand Consulates in South Korea

Next to the embassy in Seoul, New Zealand has consulates in the following cities: Busan

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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