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


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Latest advice

For Australians travelling in or to South Korea

For Australians travelling in South Korea or planning to travel to South Korea, please refer to the Australian Government’s Smartraveller website for latest news and information related to your trip. Travel advice is reviewed and updated regularly.


Consular, Passport and Notarial Services

UPDATE: The Embassy has transitioned to AUD payments for all Passport and Notarial Services. Payments can be made by VISA, Mastercard, or American Express debit or credit card. The Embassy no longer accepts payment in local currency (Korean WON). We ask that all Embassy clients come prepared with an acceptable method of payment.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         From 1 July 2024, the fees for Australian passports and other travel documents will increase.


Appointments for passport applications or notarial services are available between the hours of  9am - 12pm and 1:30pm - 4:30pm, Monday to Friday in Australian Embassy, Seoul. The Embassy holiday is advised on here.

Click here for further information for Notarial Services.

Click here for further information for Passport Services.

We also provide mailed-in applications for certain types of services. Please check the requirements for services via mail.

Notarial services via mail

Passport services via mail

If the Embassy is closed, please contact our Consular Emergency Centre: +61 2 6261 3305 if you have an urgent request.


Visa and Citizenship Information 

Visa and citizenship applications are managed by the Department of Home Affairs. Embassy staff are unable to assist with visa or citizenship enquiries.

For information on visa and citizenship services, including how to make enquiries, please click here.

If you require additional information, you may telephone the Global Service Centre (GSC) on +61 2 6196 0196, Monday to Friday, from 9am to 5pm your local time.


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