Embassy of Japan in Wellington


The Japanese Embassy in New Zealand is a bilateral mission in Wellington and promotes Japanese interests in New Zealand. The embassy of Japan also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of New Zealand. The Japanese Embassy in Wellington is headed by Mr Hideo Mitamura - Ambassador of Japan to New Zealand.


Japanese Embassy in Wellington, New Zealand Majestic Centre Level 18, 100 Willis Street P.O. Box 6340 Wellington 6141 New Zealand


(+64) 4 473 1540


(+64) 4 471 2951






Mr Hideo Mitamura - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in New Zealand require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Japanese embassy in Wellington you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for Japan

For all Japanese visa related matters contact the embassy in Wellington before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.nz.emb-japan.go.jp ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+64) 4 473 1540 or email enquiry@wl.mofa.go.jp

Consulates of Japan in New Zealand

Next to the embassy in Wellington there could be additional Japanese consulates located in New Zealand.

Please check below for the locations of the Japanese consulates in New Zealand.

Japanese Consulates in New Zealand

Next to the embassy in Wellington, Japan has consulates in the following cities: Auckland and Christchurch