Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak in the Seattle area, from March 26, 2020, the Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle offers its services by appointment only.

We are not accepting visa applications at this time except for exceptional situations.
※For any questions please contact us at 206-682-9107 (ext.120).

※For any questions, please contact Japan Visa Information Hotline TEL: 1-202-773-9557 (24 hours/7 days a week, English only)
We are currently getting a multitude of inquiries regarding traveling from the U.S. to Japan and vice versa. Due to the effects of the Novel Coronavirus outbreak in our area, we are operating with limited resources. Although we are trying to answer as many inquiries as possible in a timely manner, it may take us longer to respond. In order for us to provide you with the appropriate information, we have created a list of resources below that may help you in the meantime. Thank you for your understanding.

New Notifications

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