Donations for the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake

(Revised on 15 April 2020)
Consulate-General of Japan in Hong Kong
The Consulate-General of Japan in Hong Kong would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to those who have expressed their condolences and sympathy and offered donations to the people affected by the earthquake that struck the Kumamoto Region of Kumamoto Prefecture.
For those who wish to make donations to the people in the affected area, please use one of the 3 methods as detailed below (The Japanese Red Cross Society stopped receiving donations from overseas on 15 June 2016. In addition, the Consulate-General of Japan stopped forwarding donations to the Japanese Red Cross Society on 30 June 2016.):
  1. Making Donations Through the Bank Account Created by The Consulate-General of Japan
An account has been created by the Consulate-General of Japan to accept donations. The relief fund received by the Consulate-General of Japan will be sent later to the account of the Government of Japan. All donations made to this account will be forwarded to the Government of Japan and will be distributed to the people affected by the earthquake.
Account Information for Donations through the Consulate-General of Japan
Name of Bank:  Mizuho Bank, Ltd. Hong Kong Branch
Bank Code:     109
Branch Code:    547
Account No.                                      (Hong Kong dollar):  H10-174364
                          (Japanese yen):          F10-174372
  Donations will be accepted through this account until 31 March 2021
If you wish to obtain a receipt, please send an email to with the following information:
1. Subject: “Request for Receipt”
2. Your name and contact information (address and phone number)
3. Donation amount
4. Date of donation deposit
5. Name of the bank from which the donation was transferred
2. The Consulate-General of Japan accepts donations in cash and by cheque.
Please bring along the donations to the Consulate-General of Japan. Donations by cheque will also be accepted by post.
For account information and receipts, please refer to [1]
3. Donation Bank Account by Local Governments of the Affected Area
Local governments of the affected area have also opened accounts to receive donations. Please check the websites of each local government for more information. If you wish to know details of the account opened by Kumamoto Prefecture, please check the following website:
○Call for 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake Donations
(Kumamoto Prefecture:
Once again, we would like to express our sincere gratitude for your continuing support.