Donations for Noto Peninsula Earthquake Relief


Information about donations for the Noto Peninsula Earthquake that occurred on January 1st, 2024 as follows:

1. Donation Accounts in Japan

Please visit either of the following websites to make donations to organizations in Japan:

2. Checks / Cash accepted at the Embassy of Japan (in-person at our office)

Please make checks payable to: Embassy of Japan. Donations will be accepted at the entrance area of the Embassy.

  • ADDRESS: 2520 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20008 (MAP)
  • OPEN: Monday-Friday*
  • HOURS: 9:00am-12:30pm, 2:00pm-5:30pm daily
  • PHONE: 202-238-6700 (Main)

Please inform the staff at the entrance that you have come to make a donation for Noto Peninsula Earthquake relief.

3. Donating by mail

The Embassy will not accept cash donations through the mail. Only checks will be accepted.

Please make checks payable to: Embassy of Japan

Mailing Address:
Embassy of Japan in the United States of America
2520 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington D.C. 20008
Attn: (Noto Peninsula Earthquake Relief)

  • Please enclose a note with (1) your name or organization name, (2)address, and (3) contact information (any format is acceptable) .
  • Please write "Noto Peninsula Earthquake Relief" in the memo section of the check and at the end of the address.


*Disaster relief donations made to the Embassy will be deposited directly into the account of the Government of Japan, to be utilized in responding to the post-disaster situation in the Noto Peninsula region.

*The Embassy will issue a receipt if requested. Please notify us if you have such a request. However, please note that the donations received at the Embassy are not eligible for a deduction under U.S. tax law.

*The Embassy of Japan will NOT be responsible for lost mail.