Donation for Noto Peninsula Earthquake Relief

We would like to express our sincere gratitude for the many warm words of sympathy and offers of support regarding the Noto Peninsula earthquake that struck the Noto region on January 1, 2024 (referred to as the “Noto Peninsula Earthquake”). If you would like to support, we are grateful for your cooperation in any of the following ways.
1. Donation via the Consulate General of Japan in Vancouver
Donations received at the Consulate General will be remitted to the Government of Japan later, and all donations will be sent to the people affected.
(1) For bank transfers, the following bank account information is available. Please note that the remitter is responsible for handling fees at the time of remittance.
  • Bank Name:              MUFG Bank Ltd
  • Branch Name:           Canada Branch
  • SWIFT Code:            BOTKCATX
  • Account Number:      0511500975
  • Bank Address:           Royal Bank Plaza, South Tower Suite 1800, 200 Bay Street, Toronto, ON, CA, M5J 2J1
  • Beneficiary Name:    CONSULATE GENERAL OF JAPAN
  • Beneficiary Address: 900 1177 WEST HASTINGS STREET, VANCOUVER, BC, V6E 2K9, CA
  • Beneficiary’s Phone Number: 604-684-5868
  • Canadian Clearing Code (CC Code): 0245 01032
(2) For cheques, please refer the following information.
Cheque payable to Consulate General of Japan, Noto EQ
Please send by mail to Consulate General of Japan
(Attn: Noto Earthquake)
900-1177 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC V6E 2K9
* If you bring your cheque directly to the Consulate General, please bring it to the reception desk on the 9th floor (see map) 9:00 am – Noon, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm on weekdays (except for Holidays).
* If you wish to donate to the Japanese Red Cross Society via the Consulate General, please write "ATTN the Japanese Red Cross Society" in the memo section of the cheque. All donations remitted to the JRCS via the Consulate General will be delivered to the people affected directly as a "donation", not as a "relief money" to be used for the activities of the JRCS.
* If you wish to receive a receipt, please enclose with your cheque a memo (in any format) stating that you wish to receive a receipt and your name, address, and e-mail address. Please also note that your donation cannot be recognized as a tax-deductible donation because the Consulate General is not a registered Canadian charity.
2. Disaster Relief Fund in Japan
The account information for direct remittance from outside Japan is as follows. (If you wish to remit from an account in Japan, please visit the Ishikawa Prefecture website or the Japanese Red Cross Society’s website for further information.)
(1) 2024 Noto Peninsula Earthquake Disaster Relief Fund in Ishikawa Prefecture (Donations accepted until December 27, 2024)
  • Bank Name:                     THE HOKKOKU BANK, LTD.
  • Branch Name:                  KENCHOU BRANCH
  • SWIFT Code:                   HKOKJPJT
  • Account Number:            103-0028593
  • Beneficiary Address:        1-1 Kuratsuki Kanazawa Ishikawa 920-8203 Japan
(2) 2024 Noto Peninsula Earthquake Disaster Relief Fund by the Japanese Red Cross Society
  • Bank Name:                     SUMITOMO MITSUI BANKING CORPORATION
  • Branch Name:                  GINZA BRANCH
  • SWIFT Code:                   SMBCJPJT
  • Account Number:             026-8727273
  • Bank Address:                  6-10-1, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 104-0061, Japan
  • Beneficiary Name:           Japanese Red Cross Society
  • Beneficiary Address:        1-1-3, Shiba Daimon, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
  • Beneficiary’s Phone Number: +81-3-3438-1311