About Us

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak in the Seattle area, from March 26 the Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle will be offering its services by appointment only.
We are not accepting visa applications at this time except for emergency services for exceptional situations.
※For any questions, please contact us at 206-682-9107 (ext.120).

In order to ensure the safety of all visitors, the Consulate-General of Japan requires all visitors to pass through a security check. Any items or materials deemed hazardous, such as firearms, knives (including utility and Swiss Army knives), explosives, or any other weapons, are strictly prohibited. In the case of possession of such items, visitors will be required to leave. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.



701 Pike Street, Suite 1000
Seattle, WA 98101

(206) 682-9107

info@se.mofa.go.jp (Main)
consul@se.mofa.go.jp (Passport, certificates, etc.)
visa@se.mofa.go.jp (Visa)
culture@se.mofa.go.jp (Cultural affairs)
jet@se.mofa.go.jp (JET program)
education@se.mofa.go.jp (Japanese government Scholarships)
customs@se.mofa.go.jp (Customs)

Office Hours

TEMPORARY WINDOW HOURS: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Open Hours
Monday - Friday
9:00 AM – 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM

November 11 Thursday Veterans' Day
November 25 Thursday Thanksgiving Day
November 26 Friday Native American Heritage Day 
December 24 Friday Christmas Eve
December 29 Wednesday Year End Holiday
December 30 Thursday Year End Holiday
December 31 Friday Year End Holiday
January 3 Monday New Year's Day
January 17 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
February 21 Monday Presidents' Day
February 23 Wednesday Emperor's Birthday
April 29 Friday Showa Day
May 30 Monday Memorial Day
June 20 Monday Juneteenth Day (Observed)
July 4 Monday Independence Day
July 18 Monday Marine Day
August 11 Thursday Mountain Day
September 5 Monday Labor Day
October 10 Monday Sports Day/ Indigenous People's Day
November 11 Friday Veterans' Day
November 24 Thursday Thanksgiving Day
November 25 Friday Native American Heritage Day
December 26 Monday Christmas Day (Observed)
December 29 Thursday Year End Holiday
December 30 Friday Year End Holiday