How to Reach Us?

The JICC is conveniently located in the Golden Triangle district. Visitors to our center will enjoy the modern Japanese ambiance and the many events held in our award-winning facilities, which include a 130-seat auditorium. We are located near Farragut North on the Red line and Farragut West on the Orange, Silver, and Blue lines.

Parking: There is after-business street parking along 18th St NW and the surrounding area starting at 6:30 PM. There are also multiple parking garages on 18th Street NW and the surrounding area. Unfortunately, we are unable to validate these tickets.

  • Japan Information & Culture Center

    1150 18th Street NW, Suite 100
    Washington, DC 20036
    202-238-6900
    jicc@ws.mofa.go.jp

    Consular Section (Visa Inquiries)

    2520 Massachusetts Ave. NW
    Washington, DC 20008
    202-238-6800
    Open: 9:15am-12:30pm & 1:30pm-4:30pm

  • Embassy of Japan

    2520 Massachusetts Ave. NW
    Washington, DC 20008
    202-238-6700

    JET Program Office

    2520 Massachusetts Ave. NW
    Washington, DC 20008
    202-238-6773
    jetprogram@ws.mofa.go.jp
    Website

Hours of Operation

The JICC is open Monday-Friday, 9:00AM to 5:00PM. In the event of adverse weather conditions, the Embassy of Japan and JICC follow the guidelines set in place by the U.S. Federal Government and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM).

In 2018, we will be closed in observance of the following U.S. and Japanese federal holidays:


January 1 New Year's Day (U.S. & Japan)
January 2 New Year's Holidays (Japan)
January 3 New Year's Holidays (Japan)
January 15 Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday (U.S.)
February 19 Washington's Birthday (U.S.)
March 30 Good Friday (U.S.)
May 28 Memorial Day (U.S.)
July 4 Independence Day (U.S.)
September 3 Labor Day (U.S.)
October 8 Columbus Day (U.S.) / Physical Education Day (Japan)
November 12 Veteran's Day Observed (U.S.)
November 22 Thanksgiving Day (U.S.)
November 23 Black Friday (U.S. & Japan)
December 24 Christmas Eve (U.S. & Japan)
December 25 Christmas (U.S.)
December 31 Year End Holiday (Japan)