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Embassy of Canada to Japan, in Tokyo

We provide services to Canadians visiting and living in Japan.

Embassy visitor security measures

  • Visitor access requires photo identification
  • Visitors and their belongings will be subject to security screening (metal detector / x-ray machine)
  • COVID-19 protocols are in place, in line with local (MHLW) health measures:
    • the Embassy continues to be a mask-friendly environment
    • visitors exhibiting symptoms associated with COVID-19, including cold or flu symptoms, are asked not to enter the Embassy
    • hand hygiene and physical distancing (where possible) remain in effect

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

These closures are subject to change in the event of a large-scale emergency. Emergency consular assistance for Canadians is always available 24/7.

Date Holiday
2024-01-01 New Year's Day
2024-02-12 in lieu of National Foundation Day
2024-03-29 Good Friday
2024-04-01 Easter Monday
2024-05-03 Constitution Memorial Day
2024-05-06 In lieu of Children’s day
2024-07-01 Canada Day
2024-08-12 In lieu of Mountain Day
2024-09-02 Labour Thanksgiving Day
2024-09-30 National Truth and Reconciliation Day
2024-10-14 Sports Day / Thanksgiving
2024-11-04 in Lieu of Culture Day
2024-12-25 Christmas day
2024-12-26 Boxing Day
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