Certification

Business Hours / Contact Information / Addresses

August 30, 2016
Japanese

Headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Tokyo)

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

Application hours (authentication / apostille)

Monday to Friday (except holidays)
9:15-12:15, 13:30-16:00

Delivery hours (authentication / apostille)

Monday to Friday (except holidays)
9:00-12:30, 13:30-17:00
(Documents will be available from 9:00 a.m. on the following day of the application date (except weekends and holidays))

(Note)Please note that at the start time in the morning, there is a time lag of 15 minutes between the application hours and delivery hours to avoid congestion.

Osaka Liaison Office

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

06-6941-4700 (press 1 after the audio guidance)
Monday to Friday (except holidays)
9:00-12:15, 13:15-17:00

Nearest stations

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

Application hours (authentication/apostille)

Monday to Friday (except holidays)
9:15-12:00, 13:15-16:00

Delivery hours (authentication/apostille)

Monday to Friday (except holidays)
9:00-12:15, 13:15-17:00
(Documents will be available from 9:00 a.m. on the following day of the application date(except weekends and holidays)).

(Note)Please not that at the start time in the morning, there is a time lag of 15 minutes between the application hours and delivery hours to avoid congestion.