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

    Consular Section (Visa Inquiries)

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

  • Embassy of Japan

    2520 Massachusetts Ave. NW
    Washington, DC 20008

    JET Program Office

    2520 Massachusetts Ave. NW
    Washington, DC 20008

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 2023, we will be closed in observance of the following U.S. and Japanese federal holidays:

January 2   New Year's Holiday (Japan, U.S.)
January 3   New Year's Holiday (Japan)
January 16 Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. (US)
February 20 Washington's Birthday (U.S.)
February 23 The Emperor's Birthday (Japan)
May 29 Memorial Day (U.S.)
June 19 Juneteenth Day (U.S.)
July 4 Independence Day (U.S.)
September 4 Labor Day (U.S.)
October 9 Columbus Day (U.S.)/Sports Day (Japan)
November 10 Veterans Day (U.S.)
November 23 Thanksgiving Day (U.S.)/Labor Thanksgiving Day (Japan)
November 24 Day After Thanksgiving (U.S.)
December 25 Christmas Day (U.S.)
December 29 Year-end Holiday (Japan)