Certification

November 1, 2021

Please be advised that the application desk of Certification section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Tokyo headquarters) continues to be closed until further notice. Please apply and receive certificates both by post.

Headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Tokyo)

(photo1)Map of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Location

Ministry of Foreign Affairs South Building 1 F
Kasumigaseki 2-2-1, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8919
Certification Section, Center for Consular Services, Consular Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Phone number

03-3580-3311 (Main number)
You will reach an operator when you dial the main number. Please tell the operator to transfer to extension 2308.
Monday to Friday (except holidays)
9:00-12:30, 13:30-17:00

Nearest stations

No. A4 exit of Kasumigaseki Station, Tokyo Metro Hibiya and Marunouchi Lines
No. A8 exit of Kasumigaseki Station, Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line

For the latest information regarding the operation at the application desk of Certification section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Tokyo headquarters),

Osaka Liaison Office

(photo2)Map of Osaka Liaison Office

We kindly ask you to submit your application of the authentication/apostille by postal mail in general, however we accept in person also at the service desk (open 10:00-12:15, 13:15-15:00). Details about the applications at our desk are here.

Location

4th floor, Osaka National Government Building No.4, 4-1-76 Otemae Chuo-ku, Osaka city, 540-0008
Certification Section, Osaka Liaison Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Phone number/Inquiry about certification services

06-6941-4700
Monday to Friday (except holidays)
09:00-12:15, 13:15-17:00

Nearest stations

No.5 exit of Tanimachi 4-chome Station, Subway Tanimachi Line or Chuo Line

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