The postal service in Korea is run by the Government and is part of the Ministry
of Information and Communication. It is self regulated and managed.
The postal system in Korea regulates and operates all postal services in the
The goals for the future are to implement some sort of a rewards program to keep
employees motivated and working hard and well. They are also planning for the
impact that technology will have on the industry.
The services provided by the postal service are collection and delivery of
letters and parcels as well as financial services to do with the post. They are
also required to provide an international service for the public of Korea.
The postcodes in the Republic of Korea consist of six digits with a dash (-)
between the third and fourth digits. The first digit represents the province or
a large town. The second represents the zone. The first three together represent
the exchange and delivery office. The last three represent the delivery area,
post office box, or a large building (e.g. 102-430).