Australian Embassy
Republic of Korea
and Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Services for Australians

Services for Australians Overseas


The Consular Services Charter – What we can and cannot do.

The charter outlines the consular services and assistance provided by the Australian Government.

In some circumstances, our assistance may be limited. See the full charter here for all the details.


Travel information for Australians


Smartraveller has the latest, authoritative travel advice so you can be informed and prepared about overseas travel. Subscribe to receive travel advice updates - by simply supplying your name and email address – straight to your inbox.

You can now also subscribe to the new SMS service - by supplying your mobile number – to receive critical alerts in the event of a crisis overseas.

In a crisis, Smartraveller will activate a crisis page on its website. It will make it easier for you or someone you know to contact the Australian Government if you need help. It will supplement the consular emergency hotline.

Visit to subscribe or connect with Smartraveller on Facebook and Twitter.


Click on the following links to view the latest travel advisories on:

You can receive notifications of any changes to the travel advice by subscribing to the travel advice.

Travel Bulletins and Other countries
Get the latest travel advisories and the latest news and guidance on general issues of interest to the Australian traveller.


Passports and Notarial Services

Appointments for passport applications or notarial services are available between the hours of 9:00~12:00 p.m. and 1:30~4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday at the Australian Embassy, Seoul. The Embassy public holidays are available here .

Click here for further information or to make a Notarial Appointment.

Click here for further information or to make a Passport Appointment.


Living in Country

Taxation issues
International driving permits
Birth, marriage and death certificates
Police clearances
Marriage overseas
Authentications and apostilles
Australian Community in Korea
Teaching English in Korea
Distance education options for Australians living overseas

Former residents

A gateway to information about Australian benefits, payments and services

Returning to Australia

Handy information for returning from a holiday or moving back to Australia.


Emergency Information (Click Here for Advice)