Netherlands Embassy in Seoul South Korea

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Economic Section

The Korean economy is the 12th largest economy in the world, when classified according to purchasing power parity (PPP). Important sectors for Korea are semiconductors, electronics, cars, shipbuilding and steel.



Both Korea and the Netherlands are looking abroad for further progress. The S&T-office can help you to find the answer to your technology question about either the Netherlands or Korea.


Agricultural Section

The Agricultural Department (LNV) represents the Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs in Korea and Taiwan, in the fields of agriculture, nature and food quality.


Consular Section

Dit deel bevat diensten voor buitenlandse bezoekers aan Nederland en voor Nederlandse burgers in het buitenland.



How to request a visa for the Netherlands and/or the Schengen area


Register when staying abroad

Register in online contact system

Register in online contact system

Dutch passport, ID card

Information on applying for a Dutch passport


Working Holiday Program

Working Holiday Program

Working Holiday Program

September 12, 2014 European Commission President-Elect Jean-Claude Juncker has announced his new team of Commissioners for the next five years. Foreign minister Frans Timmermans will be Mr Juncker’s First Vice President and right-hand man. If confirmed by the European Parliament, the minister will be entrusted with the portfolio on better regulation, inter-institutional relations, rule of law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights. Prime Minister Mark Rutte has said that he is ‘very happy’ with the important job Mr Timmermans has been offered.

September 10, 2014 His Majesty King Willem-Alexander will officially open the 6th Asia Europe Culture Ministers Meeting by means of a speech on Monday 20 October. Then minister Jet Bussemaker of Education, Culture and Science will address an opening statement to the participants. The key note speech will be given by artist and innovator Daan Roosegaarde. The opening ceremony will be concluded with a panel discussion.


3 Oct 14 5 Oct 14

Jarasum Jazz Festival 2014

Jarasum, Gyeonggi-do Participating Dutch musicians: Arifa, BATIK, Jazz Connection

6 Oct 14 8 Oct 14

International Photonics Exhibition 2014

Kimdaejung Convention Center, Gwangju

13 Oct 14 18 Oct 14

15 Oct 14

Lucas & Arthur Jussen Duo Piano Concert

Concert Hall, Seoul Art Center, Seoul

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