Japanese Passport Application/Renewal
If you are applying for a Japanese passport for your child, please read this page prior to applying.
(1) One Application Form (please use BLACK ink)
(3) One photo, taken within six months
The Photo must measure 35mm x 45mm in size
(4) One Family Registry (Koseki Tohon or Koseki Shohon), issued within six months
(5) PR Card (for Permanent Residents) / Valid Foreign Passport or Birth Certificate (for Dual Citizens)
Processing time is 5 working days. Pick-up must be done by the applicant within six months of the application date.
*For those who are married to a non-Japanese and wish to add their spouse's name, another form must be submitted. If this is the first time to add the name, a Koseki Tohon or Shohon (showing the marriage has been reported), issued within 6 months, will be required. Also, you must bring an official document (PR card, marriage certificate) to verify the spelling of the name.
*For applicants who reside a long-distance from the greater Vancouver area, and within our jurisdiction, (such as Vancouver Island, Okanagan area, Yukon territory, etc), you may submit your application by mail. If you wish to request this service, please send us a self-addressed letter-sized return envelope with the applicable postage and your letter of request.
*If you wish to request a passport application by mail, please send a 9" x 12" self-addressed stamped envelope. Please enclose a memo with your request for the number of copies and specify either a 5 or 10 year passport application.
If you need any further information on any of the above, please contact the passport section at (604) 684-5868 ext. 378
|(C) Consulate General of Japan in Vancouver, 900-1177 West Hastings, Vancouver, BC V6E 2K9 Tel: (604) 684-5868. This page updated May 22, 2015 .|