Welcome to the website of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in the Republic of  Korea. You will find detailed information about Nigerian visa requirements, visa applications forms, tourist guides, public holidays, telephone area codes, travel information about Nigeria, among other vital information. The Nigerian Embassy in South Korea is the official representative body of the Nigerian Government in the Republic of Korea.

Nigeria established full diplomatic ties with the Republic of Korea in 1987 and the Embassy was opened by Ambassador, Dr. Abel Guobadia. Thereafter Ambassadors E.E. Onobu, O. Falola and A.A.O. Odu and A.A. Tijjani have served in the mission at various times. The incumbent Ambassador Desmond Akawor , assumed duties in April 24,2008.

The Embassy which was previously situated at 724-5 Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, moved on January 1, 2000, to its current place at 310-19 Dongbinggo-dong, Yongsan-gu(13, Jangmun-ro 6gil Yongsan-gu). The five – story building is owned by the Nigerian government.

The Mission is made up of the Administration Consular section; Economic / Commercial section; Accounts Section; Protocol /Information & Publicity section; Political / Secretarial /Registry & Library Section.


 Diary of Ambassadors of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the Republic of Korea


1Amb. Amin Muhammad DalhatuOct, 2017 - Till Date
2Amb. Desmond AkaworApril 24, 2008 ~ Aug. 6, 2015
3Amb. Abba Abdullahi TijjaniJune 7, 2004 ~ July 15, 2007
4Amb. Akpang Ade Obi OduJan. 2000 ~ Mar. 2003
5Amb. Olanrewaju FalolaApr. 1999 ~ Oct. 1999
6Amb. Eineje Egbadekwu OnobuMay. 1991 ~ Feb. 1997
7Amb. (Dr). Abel Ibude GuobadiaDec. 1987 ~ Mar. 1991