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Outline of the Korea Tourist Police

The Korea Tourist Police ensures tourism safety and security in Korea, enabling a comfortable, enjoyable traveling
experience to all tourists who are visiting the nation.

Background of the Establishment of the Korea Tourist Police

In collaboration with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Korea National Police Agency moved forward with the launch of the tourist police to realize ‘Safe Tourism Korea’by eradicating illegal activities related to tourism and to contribute to the development of Korea’s tourism industry.

- A decision was made to launch the tourist police at the 1st Tourism Promotion and Expansion Conference that was held on July 17, 2013

- The Seoul Tourist Police Force was launched in October 2013

- The Busan Tourist Police Force and Incheon Tourist Police Force were launched in July 2014

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Dial 1330 to call the Korea Tourist Police.

  • 1. Dial 1330 and choose a language.
  • 2. When you are connected to the respective language’s interpreter, ask for the Korea Tourist Police.

Operated by the Korea Tourism Organization, the 1330 Korea Travel Hotline provides a wide array of tourism services.

Tourism Information
Tourist site information
Transportation information
Lodging information
Tourism Information
From shopping centers
From the subway - bus – taxi
From a lodging facility