About Us

2021/1/4

The Embassy of Japan

255 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
K1N 9E6
Canada

Fax: 613-241-4261

Information and Culture Section: infocul@ot.mofa.go.jp
Consular Section: consul@ot.mofa.go.jp
JET Programme: jet@jetprogramme.ca

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Main Office

The Embassy is open Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

It is closed for all Canadian statutory holidays and for designated Japanese holidays. Please see below for the list of holiday closures. Anyone wishing to visit the Embassy should make an appointment.

The Embassy is located on Sussex Drive between the United States' Embassy and the Pearson Building which houses Global Affairs Canada. There are several landmarks close to the Embassy, including the National Gallery of Canada and the Royal Canadian Mint. The Embassy building overlooks the Ottawa River.

Consular Office

Monday to Friday
9:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
1:30 p.m.- 4:45 p.m.
The consular office is closed for all Canadian statutory holidays and for designated Japanese holidays.

Telephone: 613-241-8541
Fax: 613-241-9831

Outside of regular office hours an automated voice attendant will guide any calls. Emergencies are handled on a 24-hour basis.

Information and Culture Centre

Monday to Friday
9:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
1:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
The Information and Culture Centre is closed for all Canadian statutory holidays and for designated Japanese holidays.

The Information and Culture Centre may be closed to the public on those days when special events are held at the Embassy. If you wish to use the Centre's facitlities please contact the Information and Culture Section beforehand to ensure availability.

Holiday Closures

2021

Friday, January 1 New Year's Day
Monday, February 15 Family Day
Tuesday, February 23 Emperor's Birthday*
Friday, April 2 Good Friday
Monday, April 5 Easter Monday
Monday, May 3 Constitution Memorial Day*
Monday, May 24 Victoria Day
Thursday, July 1 Canada Day
Monday, August 2 Civic Holiday
Monday, September 6 Labour Day
Monday, September 20 Respect for the Aged Day*
Monday, October 11 Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, November 11 Remembrance Day
Friday, December 24 Christmas Day (observed)
Monday, December 27 Boxing Day (observed)
Wednesday, December 29 Government Holiday*
Thursday, December 30 Government Holiday*
Friday, December 31 Government Holiday*

​* Japanese public holiday