Korea Customs Service (KCS): Headquarters in Daejeon, Korea Address, Phone number, import/export duties, prohibited items

Korea Customs Headquarters Office in Daejeon Address, Phone, Email, Hours

Address: Building 1, Government Complex-Daejeon, 189, Cheongsa-ro, Seo-gu , Daejeon, Korea Postal code : 35208

Contact Number: 125 (Customs Customer Service Center)

Yemen Customs official Website: www.customs.go.kr

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What are the Central Customs offices in Korea?

Customs Office Address
Incheon Central Customs Location: 339, Seohae-daero, Jung-gu, Incheon, Korea (22346)
Address: 272, Gonghang-ro, Jung-gu, Incheon, Korea (22382)
Seoul Central Customs 721, Eonju-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea(06050)
Busan Central Customs 20, Chungjang-daero, Jung-gu, Busan, Korea(48940)
Daegu Central Customs 4th and 5th Floors, Daegu Regional Government Complex, 301, Hwaam-ro, Dalseo-gu, Daegu, Korea(42768)
Gwangju Central Customs 10th and 11th Floors, Gwangju Regional Government Complex, 208beon-gil 43, Cheomdan gwagi-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju (61011)

How much is customs charge in South Korea?

  • Import Duty: 8% of the value of your goods, with differences in rates applied to items like seafood, clothing and tobacco.
  • In addition to import duty, South Korea imposes a standard Value Added Tax (VAT) of 10% on all imports.

How you can get Foreign currency declaration upon arrival?

  • If you bring in means of payment not exceeding USD 10,000 to Korea, you do not need any permission or declaration.
  • There is no need to report or authorize the importation of promissory notes, letters of credit, or bills of exchange.
  • If you enter the country with foreign currency, KRW notes, or checks above USD 10,000 or the equivalent in total, you must report it to the Customs. The same goes for cashier’s checks in Korean won.

Reporting procedure

The Certificate of Foreign Currency Declaration cannot be issued after entering Korea (after leaving the immigration)

Korean Audit Division

Korea Customs Service, Corporation Audit Division: 042-481-7958
Customs duty imposition exclusion period: 5 years or 10 years (customs duty evasion, illegal refund, etc.)

General Import Declaration

A general import declaration is required for goods with the price higher than USD 2,000 and the goods that are excluded from the list & simplified import declaration.

What is South Korea’s main import?

  • Crude Petroleum, Integrated Circuits, Petroleum Gas, Refined Petroleum, Photo Lab Equipment.

What are the major exports of South Korea?

  • Integrated Circuits, Cars, Refined Petroleum, Motor vehicles; parts and accessories, Office Machine Parts.

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