Embassy of the Netherlands in Seoul


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


Netherlands Embassy in Seoul, Korea (Republic) 10th Floor Jeongdong Building 15-5 Jeong-dong, Jung-gu Seoul 100-784 Korea (Republic)


(+82) 2-311-8600


(+82) 2-311-8650






Mr Paul A. Menkveld - Ambassador

Office Hours:

09:00-12:30 and 13:30-17:30

Embassy Appointments

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

For all Dutch visa related matters contact the embassy in Seoul before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.netherlandsandyou.nl/your-country-and-the-netherlands/south-korea) or contact the visa department by telephone (+82) 2-311-8600 or email seo@minbuza.nl

Consulates of the Netherlands in South Korea

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

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

Dutch Consulates in South Korea

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

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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