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Duty Free Shops【 Photo: Duty Free Shop 】

Korea is home to numerous fashion and beauty trends, and this characteristic is well reflected in the nation's shopping culture. In particular, duty free shops are a great way to purchase name-brand luxury items at a great price!

Duty free shops can be found in major international airports as well as international ferry terminals. The duty free shop in Incheon International Airport is the most representative example, with an international standard in size and services provided.

Including Seoul, duty free shops are located around the major cities and provinces. Moreover, the purchased goods from these places can be sent directly to the departure airport or seaport, removing the hassle of carrying and packing extra items. Requirements are the departure ticket and passport; which are needed during both purchase and collection of duty free goods.

If there is no time to visit a duty free store during your trip, shopping online us also and option with a passport, departure ticket and credit card information. All travelers scheduled to leave Korea are eligible for online shopping, and the purchased items will be retrievable at the designated duty free pick-up zones at international airports or passengers seaports on the date of departure.

Major Duty Free Shops

  • Lotte Duty Free – Main Store LINK

    • Address: 9-12F, 30, Eulji-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul
      (서울특별시 중구 을지로 30 롯데백화점 본점 9~12층)
    • Website: (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    • Inquiries: +82-2-1688-3000 (Korean), 3020 (English), 3070 (Japanese), 3555 (Chinese)
  • The Shilla Duty Free – Seoul Main Store LINK

    • Address: 249, Dongho-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul (서울특별시 중구 동호로 249)
    • Website: (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    • Inquiries: +82-2-2639-6000 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
  • Shilla I’Park Duty Free LINK

    • Address: 3-7F, 55, Hangang-daero 23-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
      (서울특별시 용산구 한강대로 23길 55 아이파크몰 3~7층)
    • Website: (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    • Inquiries: +82-2-2195-8000 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
  • Shinsegae Duty Free - Myeong-dong Branch

    • Address: 8-12F & 16-17F, 77, Toegye-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul
      (서울특별시 중구 퇴계로77 신관 8~12층 & 16-17층)
    • Website: (Korean, Chinese)
    • Inquiries: +82-2-1661-8778, +82-2-6370-4416~7 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
  • JDC Duty Free – Jeju Airport Branch LINK / Jeju Port 1 & 2 Branches

    • Addresses
      Jeju Airport: 2, Gonghang-ro, Jeju-si, Jeju-do (제주특별자치도 제주시 공항로 2 제주국제공항 여객청사 내)
      Jeju Port 1: 111, Imhang-ro, Jeju-si, Jeju-do (제주특별자치도 제주시 임항로 111 연안여객터미널 내)
      Jeju Port 2: 191, Imhang-ro, Jeju-si, Jeju-do (제주특별자치도 제주시 임항로 191 국제여객터미널)
    • Website: (Korean only)
  • Hyundai Department Store - Trade Center Store LINK

    • Address: 517, Teheran-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
      (서울특별시 강남구 테헤란로 517)
    • Website: (Korean, Chinese)
    • Inquiries: +82-2-1811-6688 (Korean, English, Japanese)
  • Doota Duty Free LINK

    • Address: 7-13F, 275, Jangchungdan-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul
      (서울특별시 중구 장충단로 275 두산타워 7~13층)
    • Website: (Korean, English, Chinese)
    • Inquiries: +82-2-1833-8800 (Korean, Chinese)

Small-scale Duty Free Shops

  • Dongwha Duty Free Shop LINK

    • Address: 149, Sejong-daero, Jongno-gu, Seoul
      (서울특별시 종로구 세종대로 149)
    • Website: (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    • Inquiries: +82-2-1688-6680 (Korean, Chinese), +82-2-399-3000 (Japanese, Chinese)
  • SM Duty Free - Seoul Branch LINK / Incheon Airport Branch LINK

    • Addresses
      Seoul Branch: 41, Insadong 5-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
      (서울특별시 종로구 인사동5길 41)
      Incheon Airport Branch: 271, Gonghang-ro, Jung-gu, Incheon
      (인천광역시 중구 공항로 271)
    • Website: (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    • Inquiries: +82-2-1522-0800 (Korean, Chinese)
  • Daegu Grand Hotel Duty Free LINK

    • Address: 305, Dongdaegu-ro, Suseong-gu, Daegu
      (대구광역시 수성구 동대구로 305)
    • Website: (Korean, Chinese)
    • Inquiries: +82-53-251-2000 (Korean, English, Chinese)
  • Ulsan Jinsan Duty Free LINK

    • Address: 363, Beonyeong-ro, Jung-gu, Ulsan (울산광역시 중구 번영로 363)
    • Website: (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    • Inquiries: +82-52-281-5555 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
  • Entas Duty Free - Paradise City Branch LINK

    • Address: Plaza Building 1-2F, 186, Yeongjonghaean-ro 321beon-gil, Jung-gu, Incheon (인천광역시 중구 영종해안남로321번길 186 플라자동 1,2층)
    • Website: (Korean only)
    • Inquiries: +82-2-1644-0159 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
  • Busan Duty Free - Yongdusan Branch / Busan Port Branch

    • Addresses
      Yongdusan Branch: 37-55, Yongdusan-gil, Jung-gu, Busan
      (부산광역시 중구 용두산길 37-55)
      Busan Port Branch: 3F, 206, Chungjang-daero, Dong-gu, Busan
      (부산광역시 동구 충장대로 206 부산항 국제여객터미널 3층)
    • Website:, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    • Inquiries
      Yongdusan Branch: +82-51-460-1950 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
      Busan Port Branch: +82-51-460-0900 (Korean only)
  • Daedong Duty Free LINK

    • Address: B1, 69, Jungang-daero, Seongsan-gu, Changwon-si, Gyeongsangnam-do (경상남도 창원시 성산구 중앙대로 69 호텔인터내셔널 지하1층)
    • Inquiries: +82-55-213-7700, 7701 (Korean, English, Japanese)
  • Encore Duty Free LINK

    • Address: 132, Gwongwang-ro, Paldal-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do
      (경기도 수원시 팔달구 권광로 132)
    • Website: (Korean only)
    • Inquiries: +82-31-298-8888 (Korean, English, Chinese)
  • Jungwon Duty Free LINK

    • Address: 114, Chungcheong-daero, Cheongwon-gu, Cheongju-si, Chungcheongbuk-do (충청북도 청주시 청원구 충청대로 114)
    • Website: (Korean, English)
    • Inquiries: +82-43-290-1650 (Korean, Chinese)

This page was last updated on December 20, 2019, and therefore information may differ from what is presented here.