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British Embassy in North Korea

British nationals living or visiting North Korea may contact the British Embassy in North Korea if you have any questions about your travel documents or passport.

The British Embassy in North Korea is located in Pyongyang. The office is closed during public holiday.

AddressBritish Embassy Pyongyang
Munsu-Dong Compound,,
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
North Korea
TelephoneTelephone 00 (850) 2 381 7982
Telephone (out-of-hours emergency) 00 (850) 191 250 7980 (from outside DPRK)
Fax (+850) 2 381 7985
Opening hoursLocal time
Monday to Thursday – 9.00 am
to 6.00 pm
Friday – 9.00am to 1.00pm
Source: GOV.UK

Get information about a British company from North Korea

You can get information about a British company from Companies House. The Companies House is the Registrar of companies in the United Kingdom. They are an executive agency sponsored by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.

Ordinarily, you can get the following information for FREE about a Britsh company.

  • Company’s names and numbers
  • Current registered office address
  • Date of incorporation
  • The company directors and secretaries
  • Registered current mortgage charges
  • Company accounts filed
  • Submitted yearly confirmation statement
  • previous company names
  • Insolvency information if applicable

If you have any questions about how to get information about a British company while you are in North Korea, our accountants can help you.

Setting up or doing business in the UK

If you are interested to set up a UK company or do business in the UK, you may contact the Department for International Trade (DIT) for further international trade information such as the imports and exports to/from the UK.

Generally, the DIT not only helps overseas businesses locate in the UK but also help UK businesses expand into overseas markets.

Coronavirus COVID19 outbreak

The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the coronavirus COVID19 outbreak a pandemic. Correspondingly, please follow the UK government guidance for foreign travel advice. If you are in North Korea, follow their country’s COVID19 advice while you are there.

British Embassies worldwide

Click here for a list of British Embassies and High Commissions worldwide.

Generally, diplomatic missions sent to non-commonwealth countries are called the British embassies. Whereas diplomatic missions sent to commonwealth countries are called the British High Commissions. All in all, there are 54 countries in the Commonwealth.

Furthermore, Some countries would have British Consulates in addition to their British Embassy or British High Commission to provide consular services to UK citizens abroad.

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