Embassy of Japan in Abuja


The Japanese Embassy in Nigeria is a bilateral mission in Abuja and promotes Japanese interests in Nigeria. The embassy of Japan also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Nigeria. The Japanese Embassy in Abuja is headed by Toshitsugu Uesawa - Ambassador of Japan to Nigeria.


Japanese Embassy in Abuja, Nigeria No.9 Bobo Street (off Gana Street) Maitama P.M.B. 5070 Wuse Abuja Nigeria


(+234) (9) 413-8898 / 9258 (+234) (9) 413-9718 / 9






Toshitsugu Uesawa - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Mon-Thu: 08.00-17.30 Fri: 08.00-12.45

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Nigeria require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Japanese embassy in Abuja 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 Abuja before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.ng.emb-japan.go.jp ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+234) (9) 413-8898 / 9258 (+234) (9) 413-9718 / 9 or email

Consulates of Japan in Nigeria

Next to the embassy in Abuja there could be additional Japanese consulates located in Nigeria.

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

Japanese Consulates in Nigeria

Next to the embassy in Abuja, 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 Nigeria ).