For travel to the United States on a temporary basis, including tourism, temporary employment, study and exchange.
For foreign citizens who want to live permanently in the United States.
The Visa Waiver Program (VWP) allows citizens of participating countries* to travel to the United States without a visa for stays of 90 days or less, when they meet all requirements.
Alerts and Messages for U.S. visitors to Japan.
U.S. Citizens with emergencies, please call 03-3224-5000
Outside of Office Hours, contact: 03-3224-5000
Outside of Japan: 011-81-3-3224-5000
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Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-8420 Japan
Online Appointments Are Necessary.
The Embassy in Tokyo does NOT store laptops or large luggage. Please see the full list of Prohibited Items.
To apply for a social security card, please DO NOT make an appointment here. Please contact the Federal Benefits Unit at FBU.Tokyo@ssa.gov
• Tokyo • Sapporo • Osaka/Kobe • Fukuoka • Naha
Can a third party accompany a passport or CRBA applicant to their interview?