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Japanese Diplomatic mission in the Philippines. On this page you will find information of contact details, consular hours and directions to the embassy. Furthermore you can find specific visa information on our Japanese visa page. The embassy is not the only diplomatic mission. On this page you can also find every Japanese consulate in the Philippines.

Do you really need to go to the Japanese Embassy? - Many Japanese consulates provide the same services that you would get at an embassy. If the embassy is located far away it is especially worth while to find out if your nearest Japanese consulate can provide you with the service you need, We have listed all these consulates for your convenience: Cebu City and Davao City

The Embassy of Japan - is a bilateral mission in Manila and promotes Japanese interests in the Philippines. The embassy also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press. The activities of all Japanese embassies are usually coordinated by the Ministries of Foreign Affairs. The Japanese Embassy in Manila is headed by Toshinao Urabe - Ambassador to the Philippines.

Consular Services - The consular department in the embassy offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services to local people who plan to visit Japan as well as for Japanese citizens located in the Philippines .

Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, Japanese nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone (+63) 2 551-5710 or email

Japanese Passports - When you have lost your Japanese passport in the Philippines or need a new passport you can contact the passport section of the embassy by telephone or email.

For the application of your Japanese passport or other travel documents the consular department of the embassy in Manila can inform you on all the procedures. Furthermore you can find all information on passports and passport applications by clicking on our passport information page.


Visa for Japan - For all Japanese visa related matters and to check if you need a visa to travel to Japan it is important that you contact the embassy before you travel. Many nationalities need a visa for a tourist visit as well as a business visit. All necessary information on how to apply for a visa is available at the visa section of the embassy in Manila. To find out more about visas and visa application procedures you can click on our Japanese visa information page.

Embassy Appointment - Nowadays many embassies require that you first make an appointment before you make a visit. In most cases you can make an appointment through the embassy website. On the official website of the embassy you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Travel Alert & Warnings - Many governments around the world have a system in place to issue Travel Warnings & Alerts for their citizens when travelling abroad. Reasons for issuing a Travel Warning & Alert for certain countries could be that in those countries there are issues that make travelling dangerous. Click on our Travel Alerts page to check if there is a travel alert or warning for Japan or the Philippines.

Search your Hotel close to the Japanese Embassy in Manila  - If you have to travel from far away to Manila or need to return to the embassy the next or one of the following days it might be wise to stay overnight at a hotel or guesthouse close to where the embassy is located. When you are in a situation where embassy services take more than 1 day and you are in need of a place to stay close to the embassy we provide a handy hotel search box to explore your options for accommodation in a hotel or guesthouse near the embassy.  

Travel insurance for the Philippines  - When you apply for a visa many embassies require that you show to them proof of a valid travel insurance.
A Travel insurance for a visa application at the embassy has to meet strict requirements. Check the embassy website for these requirements or contact the visa department directly by telephone (+63) 2 551-5710 or email

Japan Embassy Manila,Philippines

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