The Hague Convention (Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction) 

Contact Addresses and Links

July 12, 2017

1. The Central Authority

  • Hague Convention Division, Consular Affairs Bureau, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Address:〒100-8919
  • Kasumigaseki 2-2-1, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan
  • Telephone Number:03-5501-8466
  • Open on Weekdays 9:00-17:00 (except 12:30-13:30)
  • URL:
  • Email

(note) Contact points above are for the 1980 Hauge Child Abduction Convention only.

2. The Courts

(1) Tokyo Family Court

(2) Osaka Family Court

3. Foreign Diplomatic Missions

See List of Foreign Diplomatic Missions as follows;

4. Japan Federation of Bar Associations

  • Address:〒100-0013
  • Bengoshi Kaikan 15F, Kasumigaseki 1-1-3, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan
  • Telephone Number:03-3580-9841(Main Number)
  • URL: a New Window

5. Japan Legal Support Center (JLSC)