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Embassy of Canada to Japan, in Tokyo

We provide services to Canadians visiting and living in Japan.

COVID-19: Travel guidance

All travellers, regardless of citizenship, must meet specific requirements when coming to Canada. For information on COVID-19 and travel, visit COVID-19: Travel, testing, quarantine and borders.

Embassy visitor security measures

  • Visitor access requires photo identification
  • Visitors, and their belongings, must pass through a security screening (metal detector/x-ray machine)
  • COVID-19 preventative measures are in place:
    • the number of visitors is limited
    • mask wearing, sanitising and social distancing must be adhered to

Services and information

Adoption and surrogacy

Process to adopt a child internationally and bring them back to Canada.

Birth abroad

Register a child's birth abroad.

Citizenship services

Steps to become a Canadian citizen. Get proof of citizenship.

Criminal record checks

How to get a criminal record check abroad, if required.

Divorce abroad

Information on divorce procedures while abroad.

Marriage abroad

Requirements, documents and processes for getting married abroad.

Notarial services

Have your documents certified and authenticated.

Passport services

Apply for a passport and what to do if your passport is lost, stolen or damaged.

Pensions and retirement

Information on pensions and retiring outside of Canada.

Studying abroad

Information on education or research opportunities in foreign countries.

Visa and immigration services

Apply to immigrate. Get a visa to study, work or visit Canada.

Voting abroad

Voting process for Canadians who live abroad.

Office information


3-38 Akasaka 7-chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 107-8503

Our representative

Ian G. McKay, Ambassador of Canada to Japan

Ian G. McKay
Ambassador of Canada to Japan

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Office closures

Date Holiday
2022-01-03 In lieu of New Year’s Day
2022-02-11 National Foundation Day
2022-03-21 Spring Equinox
2022-04-15 Good Friday
2022-04-18 Easter Monday
2022-05-03 Constitution Memorial Day
2022-05-04 Greenery Day
2022-07-04 In lieu of Canada Day
2022-09-19 National Day of Mourning to honour Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
2022-09-30 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
2022-10-10 Sports Day/Thanksgiving
2022-11-11 Remembrance Day
2022-12-26 In lieu of Christmas Day
2022-12-27 In lieu of Boxing Day
2022-12-30 Before New Year’s Eve
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