|National Emergency Management Agency (Information about 119 in English): http://eng.nema.go.kr
Emergency Medical Information Center: http://www.1339se.or.kr
International Telephone Information: 00794
International Calls Using Dialing Assistance: 00799
Local Directory Assistance: 114
Long Distance Directory Assistance: Area Code + 114
|Seoul Dasan Call Center
Operators at the Seoul Dasan Call Center provide callers with basic information about visiting and living in Seoul. Information is available about transportation, interpretation services, restaurants, Korean and foreign language schools, tourist attractions and other topics of interest to the foreign community.
Phone: 120 (02−1220 from cell phones and calls outside of Seoul)
Seoul Global Center
Located near City Hall, the Seoul Global Center offers information and assistance to foreigners living and working in Seoul. Information and assistances on topics including immigration, driver’s licenses, business issues and daily living are available online and at their City Hall location, as well as at Global Village Centers, which are located in communities with a high foreign population. The Global Center also offers Korean language and cultural classes, as well as annual information fairs.
Seoul Global Center: http://global.seoul.go.kr/
Travel Hotline 1330
Bilingual operators are available 24 hours a day to provide English assistance and travel information to callers throughout Korea. Information is available on transportation, tourist attractions, restaurants and other topics of interest to both visitors and foreign residents. Operators can also provide assistance during emergency situations, providing interpretation over a 3-way conference call with the 119 emergency call center.
Mobile Phone: Area Code + 1130
Information about Areas Outside of Seoul: Area Code of Region + 1330
|Immigration Contact Center
The Immigration Contact Center provides counseling over the phone on immigration, visa, sojourn and nationality issues in 17 languages. Interpretation services are also available for the central government, local governments, public organizations and non-government organizations.
Mobile phone and land line: 1345
Korea Immigration Services: http://www.immigration.go.kr
bbb, which stand for ‘Before Babel Brigade,’ provides 24-hour phone interpretation services in 17 languages. The organization, which operates through nearly 3,000 volunteers across Korea, was launched in 2002 when Korea hosted the FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan. Volunteers provide phone interpretation services anywhere in Korea for a variety of situations including transportation, medical care, shopping, dining and travel.
|International Embassies and Consulates in Korea|
|Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
For a complete list of Diplomatic Missions in Korea, as well as Korean Missions Overseas, visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MOFAT) website, http://www.mofat.go.kr.
|Embassy of Australia in Seoul
Honorary Consulate of Australia in Busan
Embassy of Canada in Seoul
Consulate of Canada in Busan
Embassy of Ireland in Seoul
Honorary Consul of Ireland in Seoul
Embassy of New Zealand in Seoul
Embassy of South Africa in Seoul
The British Embassy in Seoul
Embassy of the United States in Seoul
Consulate of the United States in Busan