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 2019, 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 21 Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday (U.S.)
February 11 National Foundation Day (Japan)
February 18 Washington's Birthday (U.S.)
March 21 Vernal Equinox Day (Japan)
April 19 Good Friday (U.S.)
May 1 The Day of the Enthronement of His Imperial Highness the Crown Prince (Japan)
May 27 Memorial Day (U.S.)
July 4 Independence Day (U.S.)
September 2 Labor Day (U.S.)
October 14 Columbus Day (U.S.) / Physical Education Day (Japan)
October 22 The Day of the Ceremony of the Enthronement of His Majesty the Emperor (Japan)
November 11 Veteran's Day Observed (U.S.)
November 28 Thanksgiving Day (U.S.)
November 29 Black Friday (U.S. & Japan)
December 24 Christmas Eve (U.S. & Japan)
December 25 Christmas (U.S.)
December 30 Year End Holiday (Japan)
December 31 Year End Holiday (Japan)