Embassy of Switzerland in the Republic of Korea

Closing Notice

The Embassy will be closed on following dates.

20.09. (wednesday): internal event 

28.09. (thursday) - 29.09.2023 (friday): Chuseok

Please call the Embassy to make an appointment. Walk ins are limited.

As the official representation of Switzerland, the Embassy covers all matters concerning diplomatic relations between the two countries. It represents Swiss interests in the areas of political, economic and financial affairs, legal arrangements, science, education and culture.

The tasks of the embassy 

60th anniversary Swiss-Korean diplomatic relations

Official logo for the 60th anniversary of Switzerland-Korea
Official logo for the 60th anniversary of Switzerland-Korea © Embassy of Switzerland in the Republic of Korea

The year 2023 marks the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Korea and Switzerland. The Embassy launched an official website for anniversary programs, please feel free to visit out website!

Introduction about 60th anniversary

Swiss-Korea 60

COVID-19

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Covid-19 icon © BAG
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Travel Admin & Emergency Ready App

Download the free Travel Admin app, which provides support for Swiss citizens in preparing trips. It also offers useful information and services for travel. If you register your own trip in the app, the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs can send you specific information and, if necessary, contact you if there is a serious crisis where you are.

In addition, the Embassy recommends tourists and residents in the Republic of Korea to download the Emergency Ready App offered by the Ministry of the Interior and Safety (MOIS). The app provides real-time disaster alerts, important emergency and Embassy contact details, and information on the nearest shelters or medical facilities. You may find more information on the National Disaster and Safety Portal.

Welcome

A greeting from the Ambassador

About us

Overview of the Embassy teams

The Swiss Hanok (Embassy premises)

The Swiss hanok: A symbol of our longstanding friendship with both countries’ sincere desire to further expand our excellent and mutually beneficial relations in all fields.

Switzerland and the Republic of Korea

Swiss diplomacy and engagement in the fields of education, culture and the economy

Visa – Entry to and residence in Switzerland

Information on requirements to enter Switzerland and to take residence, procedure to submit an entry visa application, visa application form and fees

Services

Contact the responsible Swiss representation for identity papers, civil status, registration and deregistration, matters of civil status, etc...

Embassy's Event Calendar

Regular information about forthcoming events organized by the Embassy

Job vacancies

Local job vacancies and admission requirements for internship programmes

Partners

List of partners supporting our projects.

60th anniversary Swiss-Korean diplomatic relations

Celebrating the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Switzerland and the Republic of Korea