| Japanese (日本語)


299 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10171 (between 48th and 49th Streets)
19th Floor: Main Office
18th Floor: Visa / Consular Service
18th Floor: Japan Information Center

The Consulate General, in order to ensure the safety of all visitors, requires all visitors to pass through a thorough security check. Any items or materials deemed as hazardous, such as knives (including cutlery and utility knives) explosives, and any other weapons are strictly prohibited. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. Please note: Building management regulations do not permit pets(dogs, cats, etc) on the premises.


Visa / Consular Services & JIC:

Monday to Friday
Window: 9:30 am to 4:00 pm,
Phone: Until 5:30pm


(212)371-8222 (24 hours)

(Visa / Consular Services)
TEL: (212)888-0889
FAX: (212)755-2851
Email for Japanese VISA related questions :
Email for Consular related questions (Passport, Notification, Certificate, Pension, Insurance, Education, Safety measures)

(Japan Information Center)
TEL : (212)371-8222
FAX: (212)371-1294
Email for Japan Information Center:

Holiday Schedule

The Consulate is closed on the following holidays:


Nov. 11 (Wed) Veteran's Day
Nov. 26 (Thu) Thanksgiving Day
Nov. 27 (Fri) Day after Thanksgiving Day
Dec. 25 (Fri) Christmas Day
Dec. 29(Tue) Year's End Holiday * Last day of business is Dec 28th (Mon)
Dec. 30(Wed)
Dec. 31(Thu)


Jan. 1 (Fri) New Year's Holiday (2016)
*First Day of Business is Jan 4th (Mon)
Jan. 18 (Mon) Martin Luther King Jr's Day
Feb. 15 (Mon) Washington's Birthday
Mar. 25 (Fri) Good Friday
May. 30 (Mon) Memorial Day
Jul. 4 (Mon) Independence Day
Sep. 5 (Mon) Labor Day
Oct. 10 (Mon) Columbus Day
Nov. 11 (Fri) Veteran's Day
Nov. 23 (Wed) Labor Thanksgiving Day
Nov. 24 (Thu) Thanksgiving Day
Nov. 25 (Fri) Day after Thanksgiving Day
Dec. 23 (Fri) Emperor's Birthday
Dec. 26 (Mon) Day after Christmas Day
Dec. 29(Thu) Year's End Holiday * Last day of business is Dec 28th (Wed)
Dec. 30(Fri)