Embassy of Japan in Nairobi


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


Japanese Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya Mara Road Upper Hill P.O. Box 60202 00200 Nairobi Kenya


(+254) (20) 289 8000


(+254) (20) 289 8531





Mr Toshihisa Takata - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Kenya require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Japanese embassy in Nairobi 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 Nairobi before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.ke.emb-japan.go.jp ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+254) (20) 289 8000 or email

Consulates of Japan in Kenya

Next to the embassy in Nairobi there could be additional Japanese consulates located in Kenya.

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

Japanese Consulates in Kenya

Next to the embassy in Nairobi, Japan has consulates in the following cities: (if there are no cities mentioned here that means that Japan does not have any consulates located in Kenya ).