Consulate General of Japan in New York

Location / Hours / Contact

In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we accept visitors only by appointment at this time.
Please see the link below for the detailed information.

Consulate General of Japan in New York
299 Park Avenue, 18th floor
New York, NY 10171
(East side of Park Avenue between 48th and 49th streets)


Office opens Monday through Friday except for holidays
 Consular Service for Japanese national
9:30am – 3:00pm (by Appointment only)
 Visa application
12:00pm – 1:00pm (by Appointment only)
 Pick-up for applied visa
9:30am – 12:00pm
 Japan Information Center:
- Window: 9:30am – 12:30pm (by Appointment only)
- Phone: Until 5:30pm(12:30-13:30 closed)


For general inquiry on Visa / Consular service
Please click here for contact information for VISA/Consular service.

For scheduling appointment to visit our office
Please click here for scheduling appointment

For inquiry on public relations / cultural events
- TEL : (212)371-8222
- Email for Japan Information Center

For others (NON - Visa /Consular issues)
(212)371-8222(in case of emergency 24/7)
Your phone call is answered between 9:30am – 5:30pm Monday through Friday except holidays. All incoming calls out of this time will be taken by outsource telephone operators.

Things you need to know when visiting our office

● Please keep your face covered while you are within the premise of our office and building.
● Automatic thermal screening is being implemented at entrance of the building. You may not be allowed to enter building if your temperature is assessed as higher than 100.8F, due to regulation of the building. If you feel unwell, please visit us at a later date.
● All visitors are required to pass through a thorough security check as you enter our office. Any items or materials deemed as hazardous, such as firearms, knives (including cutlery and utility knives), explosives, and any other weapons are strictly prohibited.
● Building management regulations do not permit pets(dogs, cats, etc,) on the premises.

Holiday Schedule

The Consulate is closed on the following holidays:

Jan. 1 (Fri) New Year's Day (2021)
* First Day of Business is Jan 4th (Mon)
Jan. 2 (Sat) New Year's Holiday
Jan. 3 (Sun) New Year's Holiday
Jan. 18 (Mon) Martin Luther King Jr's Day
Feb. 15 (Mon) President's Day
Feb. 23 (Tue) Emperor's Birthday
Apr. 2 (Fri) Good Friday
May. 3 (Mon) Constitution Memorial Day
May. 31 (Mon) Memorial Day
Jul. 5 (Mon) Independence Day (Observed)
Jul. 23(Fri) Sports Day (Tokyo Olympics)
Sep. 6 (Mon) Labor Day
Oct. 11 (Mon) Columbus Day
Nov. 11 (Thu) Veteran's Day
Nov. 25 (Thu) Thanksgiving Day
Nov. 26 (Fri) Day after Thanksgiving Day
Dec. 24 (Fri) Christmas Day (Observed)
Dec. 29 (Wed) Year's End Holiday
Dec. 30 (Thu) Year's End Holiday
Dec. 31(Fri) Year's End Holiday
* Last day of business is Dec 28th (Tue)