Administrative Offices in Seoul

Contact information for the local administrative centres of Seoul, including where to go for residency papers, vehicle registration papers, driving licences and more...

Seoul Global Center

The Seoul Global Center offers counseling, advice and administrative support on all aspects of living to South Korea, as well as social events and business consultancy.

  • Seoul Global Center
    At: Seoul Global Center Building, 5th Floor
    Open: Monday to Friday 09:00-12:00 and 13:00-18:00
    Tel: 02 2075 4180

Seoul Global Village Centres

There are seven Global Village Centres in Seoul, based throughout the city. Their primary function is to offer foreigners help in adapting to Seoul, which includes language classes and administrative support.

Location Contact details
Itaewon Global Village Centre
At
: 211 Itaewond-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
Tel: 02 2199 8883 5
Website
Ichon Global Village Centre
At
: 224 Ichon-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
Tel: 02 796 2018
Website
Seongbuk Global Village Centre
At
: 134 Seongbuk-ro, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul
Tel: 02 9203 4624
Website
Seorae Global Village Centre
At
: 28 Seorea-ro, Seocho-gu, Seoul
Tel: 02 2155 8949
Website
Yeoksam Global Village Centre
At
: 16 Yeoksam-ro 7-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Tel: 02 3453 9038
Website
Yeongdeungpo Global Village Centre
At
: 157 Daerim-ro, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul
Tel: 02 2670 3800 7
Website
Yeonnam Global Village Centre
At
: 219 Donggyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul
Tel: 02 6406 8151 3
Website

Seoul Call Center

The Seoul Dasan Call Center has information about services provided by the City of Seoul.

  • Tel: 120 (press 1 for service in English)
  • For information about the Citizens Helpline

Seoul Global Business Centers

The Global Business Center Yeouido and Global Business Center Gangnam offer seminars, events, and consultations to foreign businesses setting up in Seoul.

Seoul Metropolitan Government

The Seoul Metropolitan Government is divided into 25 districts known as gu. Vehicle registration documents, property registration documents, and marriage certificates are issued in each of the 25 district offices. The e-government website, Hi Korea, is a convenient and efficient service for foreigners living in South Korea.

  • Seoul Metropolitan Government
    At
    : 15 Deoksugung-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
    Tel: 02 120 (press 9 for service in English)
  • Hi Korea e-government website

District offices in Seoul

Below are contact details of the district offices (gu) in Seoul.

Website Website

Location Contact details
Dobong-gu
At
: 656 Madeul-ro, Dobong-gu, Seoul
Tel: 02 2287 1114
Website
Dongdaemun-gu
At
: 145 Cheonho-daero, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul
Tel: 02 2157 5000
Website
Dongjak-gu
At
: 161 Jangseungbaegi-ro, Dongjak-gu, Seoul
Tel: 02 820 1114
Website
Eunpyeong-gu
At
: 195 Eunpyeong-ro, Eunpyeong-gu, Seoul
Tel: 02 351 6114
Website
Gangbuk-gu
At
: 13 Dobong-ro 89-gil, Gangbuk-gu, Seoul
Tel: 02 901 6114
Website
Gangdong-gu
At
: 25 Seongnae-ro, Seongdong-gu, Seoul
Tel: 02 1577 1188
Website
Gangnam-gu
At
: 426 Hakdong-ro, Gang-nam-gu, Seoul
Tel: 02 2104 1268
Website
Gangseo-gu
At
: 302 Hwagok-ro, Gangseo-gu, Seoul
Tel: 02 2600 6114
Website
Geumcheon-gu
At
: 70 Siheung-daero 73-gil, Geumcheon-gu, Seoul
Tel: 02 2627 2432
Website
Guro-gu
At
: 245 Gamasan-ro, Guro-gu, Seoul
Tel: 02 863 2114
Website
Gwanak-gu
At
: 145 Gwanak-ro, Gwanak-gu, Seoul
Tel: 02 880 3114
Website
Gwangjin-gu
At
: 117 Jayang-ro, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul

Tel: 02 450 1114

Jongno-gu
At
: 50 Sambong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Tel: 02 120
Website
Jung-gu
At
: 17 Changgyeonggung-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul
Tel: 02 3396 4114
Website
Jungnang-gu
At
: 179 Bonghwasan-ro, Jungnang-gu, Seoul
Tel: 02 2094 0114
Website
Mapo-gu
At
: 212 Worldcup-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul
Tel: 02 3153 9010
Website
Nowon-gu
At
: 437 Nohae-ro, Nowon-gu, Seoul
Tel: 02 2166 3114
Website
Seocho-gu
At
: 2584 Nambusunhwan-ro, Seocho-gu, Seoul
Tel: 02 2155 6168
Website
Seodaemun-gu
At
: 248 Yeonhee-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul
Tel: 02 330 1301
Website
Seongbuk-gu
At
: 168 Bomun-ro, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul
Tel: 02 920 3114
Website
Seongdong-gu
At
: 270 Gajasan-ro, Seongdong-gu, Seoul
Tel: 02 2286 5114
Website
Songpa-gu
At
: 326 Olympic-ro, Songpa-gu, Seoul
Tel: 02 410 3114
Website
Yangcheon-gu
At
: 105 Mokdongdong-ro, Yangcheon-gu, Seoul
Tel: 02 2620 3114
Website
Yeongdeungpo-gu
At
: 123 Dangsan-ro, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul
Tel: 02 2670 3114
Website
Yongsan-gu
At
: 25 Wonhyoro 1-ga, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
Tel: 02 2199 6114
Website

Immigration Offices

The Immigration Office is the main centre for all visa enquiries as well as for foreign registration cards. Foreigners who plan on staying in Korea for more than 90 days must register at an immigration office. As it can be difficult to reach the relevant person by telephone, it is advisable to visit in person after making an online reservation, which saves time.

  • To make an online reservation: Tel: 02 1345
  • Seoul Immigration Office (main office)
    At: 121 Mokdongdong-ro, Yangcheon-gu, Seoul
    Tel: 02 2650 6212
    Districts: Anyang, Gwangmyeong, Hanam, Seoul (except for Sejong branch), Seongnam of Gyeonggi-do
  • Seoul Immigration Office (Sejong branch)
    At: 2nd Floor SK HUB building, 89-4 Gyeongun-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul
    Tel: 02 732 6220
    Districts: Dobong-gu, Dongdaemun-gu, Eunpyeong-gu, Gangbuk-gu, Jongno-gu, Jung-gu, Jungnang-gu, Nowon-gu, Seongbuk-gu

Driving Licence Offices

The Driver's Licence Examination Office is responsible for issuing driving licences as well as exchanging a foreign driving licence for a Korean one.

Below are contact details for the Driver's Licence Examination offices in Seoul:

  • Dobong Driver's Licence Examination Office
    At
    : 727 Dong 1-ro, Nowon-gu, Seoul
    Tel: 02 934 7004
  • Gangnam Driver's Licence Examination Office
    At
    : 52 Tancheon0gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
    Tel: 02 552 8624
  • Gangseo Driver's Licence Examination Office
    At
    : 171 Nambu Beltway, Gangseo-gu, Seoul
    Tel: 02 2661 0357
  • Seobu Driver's Licence Examination Office
    At
    : 438 Sangam-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul
    Tel: 02 375 7185