Practical Information

All practical information necessary for living in Seoul and Korea. Official Korean post, easy legal information, immigration services, restaurant reviews and events for foreigners, weather forecasts, tax services, global centers, travel guides. English information centers, government websites, drivers license application process. 

Official website for drivers license information. Information on drivers license application process. Foreign and military driver license to Korean driver license, loss and reissue and international driver license. 26 examination offices in Korea.
Korean Food Foundation
Restaurant review, events for foreigners, recipe and general information about Korean food. 137-787 Korean Food Foundation aT center, 232 Yangjae-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul.
1333 Integrated Taxi Call Center
Call Taxi Services in Seoul. Simply call "1333", the integrated taxi dispatching system will automatically take bookings and assign them to the nearest available taxi in the area. From July 2015,you can call 1333 nationwide to get a taxi.
Korea official government website. Website contains Korean government policy, information on Korean history, Korean culture and traveling in South Korea.
1330 English Information Center
If you need English assistance, just dial 1330 for English assistance, travel information and directions in English.
The Korea Blog
World wide Korea bloggers sharing travel and living experience in Korea. Blog run by which is an official Korea website.
Road Traffic Authority: Exchange of Foreign License to Korea...
Exchange of foreign driving license to Korean driving license - Road Traffic Authority
Seoul Global Center
Counseling service regarding legal, labor and tax for expats living in Seoul. Administrative service, multilingual counseling service, counseling service on living in Seoul.
Information on Telephone, Banking & Medical Services
Information on Telephone, banking & medical services in Seoul provided by Seokyeong University.
Road Traffic Authority: License Application Process
Road Traffic Authority: License Application Process
Visit Seoul
The Official Travel Guide of Seoul
Korea Culture
Official website of Korea Culture and Information Service.
South Korea Weather Information
South Korea Weather Information
Visit Gangnam, Seoul
Tour, accomodation, residents immigration information. Hours: Weekdays 09:00-18:00. Office: 426 hakdong-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul.
Visit Jongno, Downtown of Seoul
Jongno is located in the centre of Seoul. Sightseeing, shopping, restaurants, lodging. Hours: Weekdays 09:00-18:00. Office: 43 Sambong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul.
Visit Jung-gu, Downtown of Seoul
Website provides history of Jung-gu and well organized travel guides within Jung-gu. Jong-gu district is the downtown of Seoul. Hours: Weekdays 09:00-18:00. Office: 17 Changgyeonggung-go, Jung-gu, Seoul.
Korea Railroad
Public service company in Korea. KTX is the high-speed railway system which connects Seoul to major Korean cities. Train booking, information, route and railroad traveling.
National Health Insurance for Foreign Nationals
Foreigners living in South Korea who are registered with the NHIC receive the same medical benefits and services as Korean nationals.
Renting a Apartment/House in Seoul
Apartment and home rentals for foreign nationals staying in Seoul.
Korea Immigration Service for Foreign Nationals
Immigration guide, extension of stay, change of status of stay, re-entry and general affairs.
Korea Post
Official Korea Post provides postal and financial services. Get information for international mail service.
National Tax Service
Information on taxes and deductions in Korea. Foreign taxpayer advocate service. For more details, visit the National Tax Service website
Legal Information
Easy legal information on consumer protection, foreign investment, factory establishment, export & import quarantine, early childhood education and foreign student. Website in English, Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, Thai, Indonesian and Arabic.
Dasan Call Center
Dasan Call Center provides foreigners, travelling through and living in Seoul, with variety of information services about life. public transportation, reservation for international taxi, and tourism services.
Employment Permit System
EPS supports the process of work contracts for foreign workers. Multi language homepage.