New Requirements for Visa Status Inquiries

Effective September 21, 2018, the U.S. Embassy and consulates in Japan will only answer status inquiries concerning pending Non-Immigrant and Immigrant visa applications if: You have attended an interview, AND 10 business days have passed since the interview day, or You applied for a visa by mail, AND 10 business days have passed since the ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens: Voting in 2018 U.S. Elections

January 31, 2018 Your vote counts! Did you know that many U.S. elections for house and senate seats have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters? All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it is valid and reaches local election officials by ...
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Consular Services in Yamaguchi on September 7 and 8

The Consulate in Fukuoka will be making a consular services visit to Iwakuni City and Yamaguchi City. A Consul and staff member will be available to accept applications for U.S. passports and birth registrations, perform notary services, and assist with other consular matters. Please note that all services are by appointment only. Please contact the ...
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