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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

Date Holiday
2023-01-02 in lieu of New Year's Day
2023-02-13 in lieu of National Foundation Day
2023-03-21 Spring Equinox
2023-04-07 Good Friday
2023-04-10 Easter Monday
2023-05-03 Constitution Memorial Day
2023-05-04 Greenery Day
2023-07-03 in lieu of Canada Day
2023-08-11 Mountain Day
2023-09-29 in lieu of National Truth and Reconciliation Day
2023-10-09 Sports day / Thanksgiving
2023-11-03 Culture Day
2023-12-25 Christmas day
2023-12-26 Boxing Day
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