Certification

May 13, 2022

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

Contact information for certification (Authentication (of official seals) / Apostille)

Foreign Residents Support Center (FRESC) MOFA Visa Information Navi-Dial: 0570-011000
For English please press 2 then 5.
For some IP phones and calls from overseas, please call +81-3-5363-3013
Monday to Friday, 9:00-17:00 (except holidays)

Please be advised that the application desk of Certification section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Tokyo headquarters) continue 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

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

Nearest stations

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

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