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United States Embassy and Consulates in South Korea

2 Diplomatic Missions 2 Cities

United States Embassy in Seoul, South Korea

United States Embassy in Seoul, South Korea
188 Sejong-Daero, Jongno-Gu, Seoul, South Korea
Phone: +82 2 397 4114 Working hours: Close now

United States Consulate in Busan, South Korea

United States Consulate in Busan, South Korea
993, Joongangdae-Ro, Busanjin-Gu, Room 612 (Lotte Gold Rose) Busan, Korea
Phone: (+82) 51 863-0731 / 2 Working hours: Close now

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:

Holiday
Holiday Date Counting down
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

Frequently asked questions, answered

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)

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Time in United States vs South Korea

Washington D.C., United States time is 16:00 hours behind Seoul, South Korea

Seoul, South Korea 17:43PMWednesday, December 08, 2021
Washington D.C., United States 01:43AMWednesday, December 08, 2021