Please direct all inquiries through our consular portal here.
American Citizen Services is closed to the public on Wednesdays afternoons and both U.S. and Korean Holidays.
American Citizen Service Section Address:
Consular Section/American Citizen Services (ACS)
188 Sejong-daero, Jongno-gu,
Seoul, Korea 03141
Routine services are by appointment only: Passport, Consular Report of Birth Abroad and Notary Services
We do not accept walk-ins. If your passport was lost or stolen and you need to travel immediately, please contact us for an emergency appointment with details of your request as well as your itinerary.
If you schedule multiple appointments on different days, your duplicate appointments may be canceled. An appointment is required for each applicant.
To make an appointment for loss of U.S. citizenship at U.S. Embassy in Seoul, Korea, please send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
Consular Section/American Citizen Services
188 Sejong-daero, Jongno-gu
Seoul, Korea 03141
We accept Cash, VISA, MasterCard, Discover, JCB, Diners Club, American Express cards, International Money Orders and USPS Domestic Money Orders (but not USPS International Money Orders) at the Embassy. The applicant can use a credit card in his/her name or a credit card of the person accompanying the applicant to the Embassy.
Applicants visiting the Embassy will be allowed to check in only one cell phone and one set of electronic car keys before entering the building. No other devices will be permitted, and the Embassy has no capacity to store them. Please leave these items at home or make arrangements for their storage before arriving for your appointment.
Ilyang provides online tracking to and from the Embassy for your convenience.
For courier-related questions, including the Embassy address, cost of delivery, and to schedule a pickup, please contact Ilyang directly. Once your citizenship document(s)/passport(s) are completed, the Embassy will provide them to Ilyang, and Ilyang will deliver them to you. Ilyang requests cash payment 1.) when picking up your initial application(s)/supporting documents; and 2.) when delivering citizenship document(s)/passport(s)/original documents back to you. Please note, Ilyang cannot deliver to APO addresses but can deliver to military bases.
For U.S. military personnel or military service members, please provide the military base location information (name of base and city) along with a local contact number to Ilyang courier service. Ilyang will arrange a pick-up/delivery time to meet you at the designated gate. Please see below for details.
Location of Military Base Designated Gate
Ilyang Contact Information
If you need reasonable accommodation for your appointment, we encourage you to request your accommodation immediately once you schedule your appointment. We make every effort to provide accommodations to persons with disabilities and medical conditions. Reasonable accommodations vary, depending on the situation and the person’s needs.
Examples of accommodations include, but are not limited to:
If you are unable to provide fingerprints because of a medical condition, including birth defects, physical deformities, skin conditions, you may qualify for a fingerprint waiver for certain fingers.
The waiting room of the Consular Section and its restroom is wheelchair-accessible.
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