・ Currently, a state of emergency is effective in Japan as part of measures to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). In order to reduce cross-border travels as much as possible, please consider postponing the travel to Japan during this period, unless it is truly urgent. Your understanding and cooperation in re-scheduling travel plan to Japan are greatly appreciated.
・ The Embassy of Japan requests that all visa applicants please call the Consular Office (TEL: 202-238-6800) before visiting to apply for a visa.
Please call again later if a staff member is unable to respond to your call the first time. The Consular Office is currently receiving a very high volume of calls and is operating with a limited number of staff.