Embassy of Japan in London


The Japanese Embassy in the United Kingdom is a bilateral mission in London and promotes Japanese interests in the United Kingdom. The embassy of Japan also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of the United Kingdom. The Japanese Embassy in London is headed by Mr Keiichi Hayashi - Ambassador of Japan to the United Kingdom.


Japanese Embassy in London, the United Kingdom 101o104 Piccadilly London W1J 7JT United Kingdom


(+44) 20 7465 6500


(+44) 20 7491 9348





Mr Keiichi Hayashi - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in the United Kingdom require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Japanese embassy in London 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 London before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.uk.emb-japan.go.jp ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+44) 20 7465 6500 or email

Consulates of Japan in the United Kingdom

Next to the embassy in London there could be additional Japanese consulates located in the United Kingdom.

Please check below for the locations of the Japanese consulates in the United Kingdom.

Japanese Consulates in the United Kingdom

Next to the embassy in London, Japan has consulates in the following cities: Edinburgh