The Korea Herald


U.S. consular services in Busan this week


Published : Feb. 20, 2011 - 17:45

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In December 2010, the United States Embassy began offering consular services in Busan on a monthly basis.

Officials from the Embassy’s American Citizen Services Unit will offer consular services in Busan this month on Tuesday and Wednesday.

A consular officer will be available tomorrow from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon at the American Presence Post, Lotte Gold Rose Building, also known as the Job Center Building, in Yangjung-dong, Busanjin-gu, Room No. 612.

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U.S. citizens will be able to apply for U.S. passports, additional visa pages in their current passports, Consular Reports of Birth Abroad, and Social Security cards.

A consular officer will also offer notarial services and provide information regarding voting, federal benefits, and registration with the embassy. Any questions about requirements should be directed by email to