Safety of Japanese Food Information on Recovery from the Great East Japan Earthquake Working Holiday Scheme
 What's New
  Statement by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe regarding the hostage incident of Japanese nationals in Syria (NEW)
  Message from Japan regarding the incident on warning of Japanese nationals' execution (NEW)
  Education & Careers Expo(NEW)
  Regarding the extension of the second visa issue period for successful applicants in 2014 (NEW)
  Ceremony of The Foreign Minister’s Commendation awarded to The Hong Kong-Japan Business Co-operation Committee (NEW)
  Regarding the Large Number of Visa Application
  Working holiday visa for Japan – Application Guidelines for 2015
  Safety of Japanese Food
  Announcement of results (successful applicants) of Working holiday visa for Japan -Second visa application period for 2014 –
  Press release: Working Holiday Scheme between Japan and Hong Kong Announcement of results for the second 2014 application period
  Points-based Preferential Immigration Treatment for Highly Skilled Foreign Professionals
  Visa Waiver for Indonesian Nationals Based on a System of E-Passport Registration
  Conferment of Decoration on Mr. Ronald Kee Young Chao
  Issuance of Multiple Temporary Visitor Visas for Nationals of Indonesia, Philippines, and Vietnam
  Hong Kong-Japan Business Co-operation Committee will be awarded the Japanese Foreign Minister’s Commendations for FY 2014
  Issuance of Multiple Temporary Visitor Visas for Nationals of India
  Safety of Japan and Japanese Food
  Comparison of the air dose rate data between cities in Japan and the world's major cities
  Report on the IAEA Review Mission on Decommissioning
  Remarks by Prime Minister Abe during the Upper House Budget Session(March 14, 2014)
  Video: China’s Maritime Activities in Asia-Pacific Region and Japan’s Reaction
  Video: Japan-China Relations – Towards a Mutually Beneficial Relationship based on Common Strategic Interests
  Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida’s Interview with South China Morning Post
  This is "Washoku," traditional dietary cultures of the Japanese!
  Statement by the Minister for Foreign-Affairs on the announcement on the “East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone” by the Ministry of National Defense of the People’s Republic of China
  Address by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, at The Sixty-Eighth Session of The General Assembly of The United Nations Thursday, September 26, 2013
  Visa waiver for Thai citizens
  Visa waiver for Malaysian citizens
  Opening of the Website on “Japanese foods” by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
  Hong Kong Government adjusts Outbound Travel Alert for Fukushima Prefecture
  Changes to the Basic Resident Registration Law


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2015 Holiday schedule of the Consulate(NEW)

Visiting Japan

Regarding the Large Number of Visa Application(NEW)

「In relation to Working Holiday Visa applications」

Announcement of the Working Holiday Scheme between Japan and Hong Kong for 2015 (Visa application procedure for Japan)
Changes to the Basic Resident Registration Law

About the temporary visitor visa application procedure for PRC passport holders – in principle, guarantors are no longer required

Visa fees will be waived for foreign nationals visiting Miyagi, Fukushima, or Iwate prefectures

Application procedure for the "Visa for Medical Stay"
Practical Travel Guides
Outline of New Immigration Procedures: Requirements for the Provision of Personal Information
Criteria of Visa Issuance

Other Issues

To Overseas Atomic Bomb Survivors (The revision of the Law Concerning Relief to Atomic Bomb Survivors)

Operation of the Automated Gate for the Re-entry Permit Holders at Narita Airport
- General Information
- Guideline
- Application Format

Culture & Education
"Japanese in Anime & Manga" website
Guide to the Japanese Language Proficiency Test

Guide to the BJT Business Japanese Proficiency Test

Guide to the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU)
The International MANGA Award

News from the Consulate
  Cultural Events 2015 (NEW)

Press Release
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Announcement
Press Conference by the Press Secretary


Bilateral Relations
Japan-China Relations
  Japan's Position on the Senkaku Islands

The Senkaku Islands - Seeking Maritime Peace based on the Rule of Law, not force and coercion
Japan-Hongkong Relations