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

Services for Australians

Services for Australians Overseas

What we can and cannot do

Assisting Australians overseas within limits

Travel information for Australians

Information about possible risks overseas are contained in the Department's travel advisories. These and other travel tips to help you better prepare for your overseas trip can be found on the Smartraveller web site

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

Other countries
Get the latest travel advisories and other traveller hints from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Travel Bulletins
Latest news and guidance on general issues of interest to the Australian traveller

Emergency Information (Click Here for Advice)


Application must be lodged in person between the hours of 9:00~12:00 a.m. and 1:30~4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday in Australian Embassy, Seoul.

You should make an appointment online for a passport interview, if you have any questions, please contact the consular section at or by telephone at +82 2-2003-0100.

On-line registration for Australians overseas

We encourage use of this online registration service by Australians planning to reside overseas for extended periods, and those travelling to locations where there are security risks.

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

Customs and QuarantineHandy information for Australian or residents returning from a holiday or moving back to Australia.

Taking cats and dogs to Australia