Office Hours and Holidays


  In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we have changed our consular service hours. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding and cooperation. 

  For those coming to pick up documents such as Proof of Residence for Pension, a previously applied for Passport/Certificate, Family Registry Notification, etc., we ask that you visit us during afternoon hours when there are relatively shorter waiting times.

Please click here for details.

Standard Office Hours

Monday to Friday
9:00 am - Noon and
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Consular Services

Visa Application:

Monday to Friday
9:30 am -11:30 am and
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Other Consular Services:

Monday to Friday
9:00 am - Noon and
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Holiday List 2021 
Consulate General of Japan in Vancouver

January 1st  (Fri) New Year’s Day
January 2nd (Sat) New Year Holiday  ]
January 3rd (Sun) New Year Holiday  ]
February 15th (Mon) Family Day
February 23th (Tue) Emperor’s Birthday
April 2nd (Fri) Good Friday
April 5th (Mon) Easter Monday
May 24th (Mon) Victoria Day
July 1st (Thu) Canada Day
July 23th (Fri) Sports Day
August 2nd (Mon) Civic Holiday
September 6th (Mon) Labour Day
September 20th (Mon) Respect for the Aged Day
September 30th (Thu) National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
October 11th (Mon) Thanksgiving Day
November 11th  (Thu) Remembrance Day
December 24th (Fri) In lieu of Christmas Day
December 25th (Sat) Christmas Day
December 26th (Sun) Boxing day]
December 29th (Wed) End of Year Holiday
December 30th (Thu) End of Year Holiday
December 31th (Fri) End of Year Holiday

Total: 18 days