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Embassy of Japan in Seoul, South Korea

Embassy of Japan in Seoul, South Korea, located at 6 Yulgok-ro, Junghak-dong, Jongno-gu. View address, phone, fax, office hours, official website, Twitter, consular services, visa list, and head of mission (HOM).

  • Embassy Address

    6 Yulgok-ro, Junghak-dong, Jongno-gu
    Seoul 03142
    South Korea
  • Telephone

  • +82 2 2170-5200, +82 2 739-7400
  • Fax

  • +82 2 734-4528
  • Email

  • [email protected], Visaattoso.Mofa.Go.Jp
  • Office Hours

  • Monday to Friday: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Office website

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The following is a brief listing of services offered at the Embassy of Japan in Seoul, South Korea.

  • Process passport applications
  • Process visa applications
  • Notarize certain documents
  • Legalization of documents
  • Issuing emergency travel documents
  • Registration of marriage, birth, and death
  • Authentication of documents

Head of Mission

Yasumasa Nagamine, Ambassador

Common Visa Types

Citizens of qualified countries may be able to travel to Japan without a visa. The most common types of Japan visas are the following.

  • Diplomatic or official visa
  • Transit visa
  • Tourist visa (within 90 days)
  • Visa for visiting relatives and acquaintances (within 90 days)
  • Visa for business, conference, or seminar participation
  • Working visa (professor, artist, journalist, researcher, engineer, skilled labor, etc.)
  • The study, cultural activities, and related visas
  • Designated activities visa (Spouse of Japanese/ Permanent resident and related visas)

Besides Embassy of Japan in Seoul, South Korea Japan also has 2 representations in the following cities of South Korea:

  • Jeju (Consulate General)
  • Busan (Consulate General)

All diplomatic missions of Japan in South Korea

Diplomatic missions of Japan in neighbouring countries/regions of South Korea:

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This page was last edited on 15 September 2021 at 02:50 PM (EST).