life in Seoul
Below are listings of organisations and services that may be useful to our members. Please note that BASS does not endorse, or have any affiliation, with these providers.
This list is currently under construction. Please bear with us while we improve it!
Emergency contacts in Seoul
Hours: regular hours (8 a.m. to 8 p.m.), emergency only (8 p.m. to 8 a.m.) - Tel: 010-4769-8212 or 010-8750-8212
Korean National Police 313-0842 or Crime Reports 112
The Korean National Police operate a 24 hour, seven day a week Central Interpretation Center where foreigners can report crimes.
Hospitals with international clinics
Other Community Groups
The Royal Asiatic Society-Korea Branch (RASKB) makes getting acquainted with Korea an adventure. The purpose of this non-profit organisation is to enhance understanding of the arts, customs, history, and literature of Korea.
ANZA meet every 2nd Tuesday of the month in various cafés or member's homes. They also host social events such as the popular Melbourne Cup
A social group for Americans, or for those with close links to the American community.
See Facebook group for more details
A social group for Scots and those wishing to celebrate Scottish culture.
The precise name and address must be given in order to find the corresponding telephone number. Open 24 hours a day.
Interpretation Service 1588-5644
If you have difficulty in communicating with anyone here in Korea, please call 1588-5644. Translation services are available for 17 languages: English, Japanese, Chinese, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, German, Portuguese, Arabic, Polish, Turkish, Swedish, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian and Malay. Volunteers provide instant translation services.
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