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About the US embassy and its location in Seoul, South Korea.

About South Korea

Nigeria is located in east Asia. The main language spoken in South Korea is Korean. The current population (as of 2017) is 51,446,201. South Korea has a human development index (HDI) of 0.903 and therefore can be considered as country with very high human development (according to UNDP – United Nations Development Programme). There are a lot of different embassies and consulates located in South Korea. Among these, there are also representations of the United States of America.

About Seoul

Seoul is located in the province of The Seoul Capital Area and is the capital of South Korea. 9,838,892  people are living in Seoul (as of 2018). The city is very important and represents South Korea internationally which is why the U.S.A. choose it as location for one of their embassies.

About the US embassy in Seoul, South Korea

Offices located within the US embassy located in Seoul include:

  • Agricultural Affairs Office
  • Agricultural Trade Office
  • Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
  • Commercial Section
  • Consular Section
  • Defense Attaché Office
  • Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Department of Homeland Security – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service
  • Department of Homeland Security – Homeland Security Investigations
  • Department of Homeland Security – Customs and Border Protection
  • Department of Homeland Security- U.S. Coast Guard
  • Economic Section
  • Joint U.S. Military Affairs Group-Korea
  • Management Section
  • Political Section
  • Public Diplomacy
  • Regional Security Office
  • Seoul Regional Diplomatic Courier Hub
  • Hours of Routine Operations

Visa services offered by the US embassy in Seoul, South Korea

Visa services for USA immigration/non-immigration visas are handled by the department for travel permits.  You can schedule an interview for a visa here:

You can contact them via phone 82-2-397-4114.

American citizen services offered by the US embassy in Seoul, South Korea

American citizen services are handled by a number of departments depending on your issue. Please visit  ( for more information on how to proceed with your issue/query.

Notary services offered by the US embassy in Seoul, South Korea

This embassy offers notary services to all US passport holders and foreign nationals (on the provision they are using the documents within the United States). This price is $50 paid in cash or US issued credit card, per page.