Emergency Contacts

Emergency Assistance For Foreigners in Korea

Korea has a great travel assistance program with English operators, and it’s available 24hrs a day! If you happen to require English assistance just dial 1330 (if you’re in the Seoul region) and a bilingual operator will offer you detailed information on tourist sites, transportation, restaurants and more. If you’re calling from outside of Seoul then simply enter the respective area code (see area codes below) followed by 1330.


Korean Immigration Offices (In Korea)
Seoul Immigration Office
(02) 650-6239
Incheon Immigration Office
(032) 882-0544
Busan Immigration Office
(051) 463-7161
Gimpo Immigration Office
(02) 664-7614
Gimhae Immigration Office
(051) 972-1610
Jeju Immigration Office
(064) 22-3494
Calling from within Korea
LAN Line from within Seoul: Dial 1330
Cell Phone: Dial (Area Code) + 1330
(Example – For Seoul (02 + 1330) – See chart below.
Service charge: local telephone charge only
Calling from outside of Korea
Dial 01182 + (Area Code minus the 0) + 1330
(Example – For Seoul (01182 + 2 + 1330)
Emergency Assistance In Korea For Foreigners
Dial 112
Emergency Rescue (Fire and Ambulance)
Dial 119
Medical Emergencies
Dial 129
Dial 113
FOCUS (Foreigner Community Service)
Dial (02) 798-7529
Medical Referral Service
Dial 010-4769-8212
Seoul Help Center
Additional Assistance and Support
Legal Counseling Service(02) 508-1745
Directory Assistance (Local)114
Directory Assistance (Long Distance)(Area Code) + 114
International Dialing Information00794
Alcoholics Anonymous Seoul(02) 319-5861
Alcoholics Anonymous Daegu(053) 768-6732
International Operator00799
(AC) Area Codes – Drop the ‘0’ if calling from outside Korea