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 22, 2014 On Monday 3 November and Tuesday 4 November 2014, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima will make a state visit to the Republic of Korea at the invitation of President Park Geun-hye (see Government Information Service press release no. 273). They will be accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Frans Timmermans, while the Minister of Economic Affairs, Henk Kamp, will head a trade mission to run in parallel with the visit.

September 18, 2014 The Korean wind energy delegation visited the Netherlands at the invitation of the Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs, Holland Home of Wind Energy and the Netherlands Embassy in Seoul from September 16th until 18th. The delegation comprising of 28 peoples from 17 institutions and companies participated in joint Netherlands Korean seminar on offshore wind developments, visited wind turbine test site, made company visits and had a matchmaking conference with their potential business partners in the Netherlands. The Korean delegation were impressed with the state-of-the art technology of wind energy in the Netherlands, and showed lots of interest in using some of them in the implementation of the wind farm projects in Korea down the road.


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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