Medical Facilities

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Medical Referral Service

medical facility

The Seoul Global Center (SGC) launched by the Seoul Metropolitan Government operates a 24-hour Medical Referral Service (MRS) for foreign nationals. Medically trained, English-speaking staff provide information and recommendations on medical facilities and services. The MRS team has striven to provide quality medical information by regularly visiting medical facilities that offer medical services to foreigners. The team constantly seeks to make improvements by collecting feedback from foreign nationals.

  • E-Mail:medicalreferral@seoul.go.kr

Emergency  Services

Seoul Call Center 82-2-731-6800 / Seoul Call Center Dasan 120 (#9)

Dasan 12

  • The Seoul Call Center will answer your questions about living in Seoul and respond to your suggestions or complaints.

  •  It is open 24/7.

Fire and Emergency 119

  • Please call 119 when you need emergency assistance, including an ambulance. The ambulance service is provided free of charge. Interpreters are available for foreign nationals who do not speak Korean.
  • We provide information on hospitals, illness consultation, first-aid methods, and interpretation for patients in English, Chinese, Japanese, Mongolian, and Vietnamese.
  • The service is provided 24/7.

Travel Assistance Service 1330

Korea tourism

  • We
    provide information on all matters relating to travel within the country.
  • The
    service is provided 24/7.

Police 82-2-313-0842 / 112
  • The National Police Agency is ready to receive reports on crimes via an interpretation center. 
  • The service is provided 24/7.
Telephone directory service 114

  • Please give the operator the name and address you seek and she will give you the phone number.
  • The service is provided 24/7.
Interpretation Service 1588-5644

  • If you have any difficulty communicating with someone due to the language barrier, please ask for help by calling 1588-5644.
  • The interpretation service is provided on a real-time basis by volunteers in the following 17 languages: English, Japanese, German, Russian, Italian, Spanish, French, Chinese, Portuguese, Arabic, Polish, Turkish, Swedish, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, and Malaysian.

General Hospitals with International Clinics

Seoul SKY Hospital

This is an international general hospital that provides a first-rate medical service. It operates centers specializing in 11 sectors. Its service includes an ordinary medical service, including operations, and radioactive diagnosis. 

Yonsei University Health System

This hospital has played a pioneering role as the first modern hospital in the country. Committed to enhancing the quality of medical services through specialization, the hospital boasts international competitiveness and puts philanthropy into practice. 


Asan Medical Center

Asan Medical Center is the largest hospital in the country. Staffed by highly qualified medical professionals and equipped with advanced facilities, this hospital ranks no. 1 in the country in terms of patient satisfaction. 

Cha Medical Center

We are doing our best to globalize our medical services by providing a high-quality service to foreign nationals in the country. Interpreters are ready to provide an interpreting service to speakers of English, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, and Indonesian. 


Hanyang University Medical Center

This hospital is devoted to research on rheumatic diseases and customized medical service for foreigners. It operates the Health Promotion Center.

Jaseng Hospital of Oriental Medicine

As the leader in oriental medicine in the country, we specialize in non-operation-based treatment of spinal disorders, integrating oriental medicine with western medicine. 


Seoul National University Hospital

We aim to help people live a healthy life and enjoy a high quality of life through first-rate research, education, and medical services. 

Seoul Wooridul Spine Hospital

We always put our patients first. Specializing in spinal disorders, we have accumulated impressive technical skills in the field of spinal surgery. 

International Clinics

International Clinic

We specialize in customized medical services for resident aliens and international tourists in Korea. We run a full-service clinic that provides safe and effective natural therapies, including anti-ageing programs. 

Hanaro Medical Foundation

We aim to contribute to the foundation of a healthier society through  the prevention and early detection of diseases. We place great emphasis  on establishing a humanistic relationship between patients and medical doctors. We will continue to strive for a healthy society, fully utilizing the health diagnosis facilities at our disposal. 


Dental Clinics for Foreigners

Dental Clinics for Foreigners
Kyunghee University Dental Hospital 23, Gyeonghuidae-ro, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul 82-2-958-8114
Seoul National University Dental Hospital 101, Daehak-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 82-2-2072-0753
UMD Children’s Dental Clinic 405, Dogok-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 82-2-556-2253~4
Esarang Dental Clinic 20-5, Mallijae-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul 82-2-701-2199
Implantia dental clinic 2F, I-Park tower, 520, Yeongdongdae-ro Gangnam-gu, Seoul 82-2-553-9691
U.N.Village Dental Clinic 86, Dokseodang-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 82-2-792-1817~9

Oriental-Medicine Hospital

Oriental-Medicine Hospital

Oriental medicine differs from Western-style medicine in that oriental hospitals provide traditional medical treatments such as acupuncture and herbal medicine. Oriental medical treatment helps strengthen the body’s immune system, relieve pain and other symptoms, and restore balance and harmony in the body. Kyunghee University Oriental Medicine Hospital is the largest and most renowned oriental hospital in South Korea.


Kyunghee University Oriental Hospital
  • Tel.
    +82-2-958-8114
Haedang Oriental Hospital
  • Tel.
    +82-2-335-1010
Conmaul Oriental Hospital
  • Tel.
    +82-2-3475-7000
Hamsoa Children’s Clinic (Gangnam)
  • Tel.
    +82-2-563-4700
Jaseng hospital of Oriental medicine
  • Tel.
    +82-2-1577-0007
Gangnam In Oriental Medical Clinic
  • Tel.
    +82-2-547-8575

Free Medical Clinics for Foreign Workers

 Free Medical Clinics for Foreign Workers

Good Neighbor Clinic

The Good Neighbor Clinic at Kyungdong Church provides free medical services for foreign workers in Korea. The clinic currently runs departments of internal medicine, surgery, orthopedics, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, otolaryngology, ophthalmology, dentistry, dermatology, oriental medicine and clinical pathology.

  • Address :Kyungdong Church, 26-6 Jangchung-dong 1(il)-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul
  • Tel.:82-2- 2274-0161
  • Hours :2:30 to 5:30 p.m. (the first and third Sundays of the month)
  • Transportation :Dongdaemun Station (Line 2, 4, 5, exit 4), Dongguk Univ. Station (Line 3, exit 2, 3)