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Hours of Operation

English- and Korean-speaking customer service agents are ready to assist you 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. The call center is closed for U.S. and South Korean holidays.

Check Your Visa Application Status

If you are a nonimmigrant applicant, you may check your DS-160 and visa application status online here by entering your interview location and your DS-160 barcode number. If you are an immigrant visa applicant you will enter your case number.

Passport Tracking Options

Instant: Enter your passport number below to check on the status. If your passport is ready for pick-up, please bring supporting documents and collect it in a timely manner. If your passport is not collected in a timely manner it will be sent back to the Embassy or Consulate.

Email: Send an email to passportstatus@ustraveldocs.com and in the subject and/or body enter a valid passport number exactly as it was entered at the time the appointment was scheduled, and you will receive an automatic response with the status.

Contact Information

If you need help with your visa application or want to learn more about obtaining a visa to travel to the U.S., please contact us via any of the means shown below. Visa application services call center agents are able to assist you via telephone or chat.

Telephone: Please contact a customer service representative using the telephone number:

  • Callers in Seoul: Please call (02) 6009 9170.
  • Callers in South Korea: Please call 1600 8884 without the area code.
  • Callers in the United States: Please call (703) 520 2234 during the following times and days of the week to adjust for South Korea's time difference:
Call Center Schedule When Dialing from the United States
Day of the WeekPacific TimeMountain TimeCentral TimeEastern Time
Sunday 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. (Monday) 6 p.m. to 3 a.m. (Monday) 7 p.m. to 4 a.m. (Monday) 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. (Monday)
Monday 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. (Tuesday) 6 p.m. to 3 a.m. (Tuesday) 7 p.m. to 4 a.m. (Tuesday) 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. (Tuesday)
Tuesday 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. (Wednesday) 6 p.m. to 3 a.m. (Wednesday) 7 p.m. to 4 a.m. (Wednesday) 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. (Wednesday)
Wednesday 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. (Thursday) 6 p.m. to 3 a.m. (Thursday) 7 p.m. to 4 a.m. (Thursday) 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. (Thursday)(Thursday)
Thursday 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. (Friday) 6 p.m. to 3 a.m. (Friday) 7 p.m. to 4 a.m. (Friday) 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. (Friday)
Friday Closed Closed Closed Closed
Saturday Closed Closed Closed Closed

Email: To reach a customer service representative via email, please write to support-korea@ustraveldocs.com.

Skype: To use Skype to speak to a customer service representative from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., please click on the Skype icon below, or add a new contact on your Skype account with the Skype name ustraveldocs_apac.

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Chat: To chat with a customer service representative from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., please click the image below.