Netherlands Worldwide

Applying for an emergency travel document in South Korea

If your passport or ID card is lost or stolen in South Korea, and you need an emergency travel document soon, this is how to apply.

Warning: The Netherlands embassy in Seoul will be closed from 29 July to 5 September 2022, due to a renovation. You cannot make an appointment at the embassy during this period. Do you have an emergency situation and are you unable to wait for the embassy to reopen? Please send an email to
Attention: If you won't be travelling within a month, you have time to apply for a passport or ID card in the country where you are. Apply for a passport or identity card outside the Netherlands.


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