Embassy of Japan in Canberra


The Japanese Embassy in Australia is a bilateral mission in Canberra and promotes Japanese interests in Australia. The embassy of Japan also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Australia. The Japanese Embassy in Canberra is headed by Mr Shigekazu Sao - Ambassador of Japan to Australia.


Japanese Embassy in Canberra, Australia 112 Empire Circuit Yarralumla ACT 2600 Australia


(+61) 2 6273 3244


(+61) 2 6273 1848






Mr Shigekazu Sao - Ambassador

Office Hours:

09.00-12.00 and 14.00-16.30

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Australia require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Japanese embassy in Canberra 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 Canberra before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.au.emb-japan.go.jp ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+61) 2 6273 3244 or email cultural@japan.org.au

Consulates of Japan in Australia

Next to the embassy in Canberra there could be additional Japanese consulates located in Australia.

Please check below for the locations of the Japanese consulates in Australia.

Japanese Consulates in Australia

Next to the embassy in Canberra, Japan has consulates in the following cities: Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Darwin, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney