Embassy of Japan in Bern


The Japanese Embassy in Switzerland is a bilateral mission in Bern and promotes Japanese interests in Switzerland. The embassy of Japan also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Switzerland. The Japanese Embassy in Bern is headed by Yukihiro Nikaido, Charge dAffaires a.i. of Japan to Switzerland.


Japanese Embassy in Bern, Switzerland Engestrasse 53 3000 Berne 9 Switzerland


(+41) 31 300 22 22


(+41) 31 300 22 55






Yukihiro Nikaido, Charge dAffaires a.i.

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Switzerland require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Japanese embassy in Bern 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 Bern before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.ch.emb-japan.go.jp ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+41) 31 300 22 22 or email eojs@br.mofa.go.jp

Consulates of Japan in Switzerland

Next to the embassy in Bern there could be additional Japanese consulates located in Switzerland.

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

Japanese Consulates in Switzerland

Next to the embassy in Bern, Japan has consulates in the following cities: Geneva and Zurich