United States Embassy and Consulates in South Korea
Holidays to be Observed in 2021
The Embassies and Consulates of United States may close on the following South Korean and U.S. holidays in 2021/2022:
|Christmas Eve||Friday, December 24||2 weeks, 1 day|
|Christmas Day||Saturday, December 25||2 weeks, 2 days|
|New Year's Eve||Friday, December 31||3 weeks, 1 day|
|New Year's Day||Saturday, January 01||3 weeks, 2 days|
|Martin Luther King Jr. Day||Thursday, January 20||1 month, 1 week|
|Korean New Year Holiday||Monday, January 24||1 month, 2 weeks|
|Korean New Year||Tuesday, January 25||1 month, 2 weeks|
|Korean New Year Holiday||Wednesday, January 26||1 month, 2 weeks|
|President's Day||Thursday, February 17||2 months, 1 week|
|March 1st Movement||Tuesday, March 01||2 months, 3 weeks|
1. How many U.S. Embassies/Consulates are there in South Korea?
United States currently maintains 2 diplomatic representative offices in South Korea including Seoul and Busan.
2 - Do South Korean citizens need a visa for United States?
Citizens of South Korea (holders of regular passports) can travel to United States for 90 days without having to apply or obtain a U.S. visa for short-term tourism.
3- What is the Holiday Calendar of U.S. embassies in South Korea?
The U.S. representative offices in South Korea will be closed in observance of the following South Korean and U.S. holidays in 2021/2021:
- Christmas Eve (US) Fri, Dec 24, 2021 (2 weeks, 1 day)
Time in United States vs South Korea
Washington D.C., United States time is 16:00 hours behind Seoul, South Korea