Location, Hours and Inquiries



The Visa Section of the Consulate General of Japan at Vancouver is located on the 9th Floor, 1177 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. Map.


Our Areas of Jurisdiction

Province of British Colombia and Yukon Territory


Hours and Holidays

Visa applications are received from Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM. 

Appointments for visa applications are not required.

*We do not accept any visa applications by mail or e-mail. 
Your substitute can submit your visa application instead of you.  
In that case, you are required to make their substitute bring a letter of attorney (including signature, date of creation, reason (free style)) and his or her ID.  


Note: Most ordinary visas, including all single entry visas, are valid for three months. This means that once the visa is issued, you are to enter Japan within three months from the date of issue.

Please submit visa applications within three months prior to your intended arrival date into Japan.


Office Holiday Schedule


Please email to "consul@vc.mofa.go.jp" or call at 604-584-6848 (Extension:393).