About Us



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.


AREA SERVED: Washington,
Northern Idaho (Idaho county & 9 northernmost counties),
ADDRESS: 701 Pike Street, Suite 1000
Seattle, WA 98101
PHONE: (206) 682-9107
FAX: (206) 624-9097
Email: info@se.mofa.go.jp (Main)
consul@se.mofa.go.jp (Visa, passport, certificates, etc.)
culture@se.mofa.go.jp (Cultural affairs)
jet@se.mofa.go.jp (JET program)
education@se.mofa.go.jp (Japanese government Scholarships)


We are located on the 10th floor of One Convention Place Building.
If you are traveling on I-5 Southbound, take Exit 165B onto Union St., and turn right onto 7th Ave. The building will be on your right.
If you are traveling on I-5 Northbound, take Exit 165 onto Seneca St., turn right onto 6th Ave. and go straight for 3 blocks. Take a right onto Pike St., and right again onto 7th Ave. The building will be on your left.
If you are traveling on I-90 Westbound, take Exit 2C to merge onto I-5 Northbound. Take the exit for Convention Place / Madison St., and turn left onto Madison St. Turn right onto 6th Ave, and go straight for 5 blocks. Take a right onto Pike St, and right again onto 7th Ave. The Building will be on your left.



OFFICE HOURS: Monday to Friday

     9:00 AM – 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM

HOLIDAYS OBSERVED IN 2019 (Closed on Saturdays & Sundays)

January  1 Tuesday New Year’s Holiday
January  2 Wednesday New Year’s Holiday
January  3 Thursday New Year’s Holiday
January 21 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day
February 18 Monday Presidents' Day
March 21 Thursday Vernal Equinox Day
April 19 Friday Good Friday
May 1 Wednesday Emperor Enthronement Day
May 3 Friday Constitution Day
May 27 Monday Memorial Day
July 4 Thursday Independence Day
September 2 Monday Labor Day
October 14 Monday Columbus Day
November 11 Monday Veterans Day 
November 28 Thursday Thanksgiving Day
November 29 Friday Day after Thanksgiving
December 24 Tuesday Christmas Eve
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day
December 30 Monday Year End Holiday
December 31 Tuesday Year End Holiday