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Japan Embassy and Consulates in South Korea

3 Diplomatic Missions 3 Cities

Japan Embassy in Seoul, South Korea

Japan Embassy in Seoul, South Korea
Twin Tree Tower A, 6, Yulgok-Ro, Jongno-Gu, Seoul, Republic Of Korea
Phone: +82 02-2170- 5200 Working hours: Close now (Open in 6 hours 59 minutes)

Japan Consulate General in Cheju, South Korea

Japan Consulate General in Cheju, South Korea
Segi Bldg, 8F (Nohyeong-Dong) 3351, 1100-Ro, Jeju-Si, Jeju-Do, Republic Of Korea
Phone: +82 064 710-9500 Working hours: Close now (Open in 6 hours 59 minutes)

Japan Consulate General in Pusan, South Korea

Japan Consulate General in Pusan, South Korea
18 Gogwan-Ro, Choryang 3(Sam)-Dong, Dong-Gu, Busan, South Korea
Phone: +82 051 465-5104 ~ 6 Working hours: Close now (Open in 6 hours 59 minutes)

Holidays to be Observed in 2021

The Embassies and Consulates of Japan may close on the following South Korean and Japanese holidays in 2021/2022:

Holiday
Holiday Date Counting down
Harvest Festival Holiday Thursday, September 30 1 day, 23 hours
Harvest Festival Friday, October 01 2 days, 23 hours
Harvest Festival Saturday, October 02 3 days, 23 hours
National Foundation Day Sunday, October 03 4 days, 23 hours
Hangeul Day Saturday, October 09 1 week, 3 days
Culture Day Wednesday, November 03 1 month
Labour Thanksgiving Day Tuesday, November 23 1 month, 3 weeks
Christmas Day Saturday, December 25 2 months, 3 weeks
New Year's Day Saturday, January 01 3 months
Coming-of-Age Day Thursday, January 13 3 months, 2 weeks
Korean New Year Holiday Monday, January 24 3 months, 3 weeks

Frequently asked questions, answered

1. How many Japanese Embassies/Consulates are there in South Korea?

Japan currently maintains 3 diplomatic representative offices in South Korea including Seoul, Cheju and Pusan.

2 - Do South Korean citizens need a visa for Japan?

Citizens of South Korea (holders of regular passports) can travel to Japan for without having to apply or obtain a Japanese visa for short-term tourism.

3- What is the Holiday Calendar of Japanese embassies in South Korea?

The Japanese representative offices in South Korea will be closed in observance of the following South Korean and Japanese holidays in 2021/2021:

  • Harvest Festival Holiday (KR) Thu, Sep 30, 2021 (1 day, 21 hours)

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Time in Japan vs South Korea

Tokyo, Japan time is is same date and time Seoul, South Korea

Seoul, South Korea 02:01AMTuesday, September 28, 2021
Tokyo, Japan 02:01AMTuesday, September 28, 2021