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.
Embassy of Switzerland in the Republic of Korea
Travelling to Korea
If you plan to travel to Korea, please have a look at FDFA's travel advice to Korea.
As part of Visit Korea (2023-2024) campaign, Swiss and Liechtenstein nationals are exempted from K-ETA until 31.12.2024.
1. Travel Admin 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.
2. Emergency Ready App
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.
3. Baro Emergency Reporting App
Baro is a reporting app, which allows people to report any emergency to police, fire and coast guard by selecting an image or writing a short text. The app can be dowloaded, when you are in Korea and have a korean mobile number. Click here to scan for IOS or Android.
The Swiss Hanok
Science & Technology
Living in Korea