How to Fax Korea

South Korea flag

Note: As you probably already guesses, these are instructions for how to fax South Korea (the Republic of Korea) from the United States.

To transmit your documents, use the following settings:

  • The country code for South Korea is ( 82 ).
  • You first have to dial the International Access Code for the U.S. and Canada: ( 011 ).
  • Land lines in Korea are typically 8 – 10 numbers long, including the area code.

To send a fax to Korea, the dial string should look like this:

011 – 82 – [fax number in Korea]

Sending a Fax to Seoul, Korea

The area code for Seoul, Korea, is ( 2 ). So to send a fax to Seoul, dial this:

011 – 82 – 2 – [fax number in Korea]

Fax Machine Settings

Korea Telecom (KT) is the largest phone company in South Korea.

Because of delays in the phone network, it may be necessary to insert a pause between the access code and the country code. Settings vary by machine, but a pause can usually be inserted with either ‘#’ or a comma. For instance:

011 , 82 , , [fax number in Korea]

 

How to Fax Korea Online

A call to Korea is obviously not cheap. And you may have to make several attempts to get a fax to go through properly. The fastest way to get a document there is to use an online faxing service. These services allow you to send a PDF (or other) document from your email to a regular fax number in Korea.

Learn how to send an international fax online or with a machine.

Area Codes in South Korea

  • Seoul 2
  • Ansan 31
  • Goyang 31
  • Paju 31
  • Anyang 31
  • Gumi 54
  • Pohang 54
  • Bucheon 31
  • Gwangju 62
  • Pyeongtaek 31
  • Busan 51
  • Gwangmyeong 31
  • Seongnam 31
  • Changwon 55
  • Hwaseong 31
  • Cheonan 41
  • Incheon 32
  • Siheung 31
  • Cheongju 43
  • Jeju 64
  • Suwon 31
  • Daegu 53
  • Jeonju 63
  • Uijeongbu 31
  • Daejeon 42
  • Jinju 55
  • Ulsan 52
  • Gimhae 55
  • Namyangju 31
  • Yongin 31