Local time is nine hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). The Republic of Korea does not use daylight saving time.
Business hours in Republic of Korea are as follows:
|BUSINESS||WEEKDAYS ||SATURDAYS|| SUNDAYS/ NATIONAL HOLIDAYS|
|Banks||09:30 to 16:30||Closed||Closed|
|Government offices and organizations||09:00 to 18:00||Closed||Closed|
|Post office||09:00 to 18:00||Closed||Closed|
|Department stores||10:30 to 20:00||10:30 to 20:00||10:30 to 20:00|
Typically one day a month, usually a Monday, department stores are closed to the public. However, closing times vary.