*Please bring any personal IDs when you come to the Embassy
*There is no parking space for the vehicles in/around the Embassy.
 Address  3rd Floor, M2M Veranda Office, No.34, W.A.D.Ramanayake Mawatha, Colombo 02
 TEL  (+94)  011-2693831
Visa Information Center
 FAX  (+94)  011-2674555
 Opening Hours  Monday - Friday 8:30am - 12:30pm , 1:30pm - 5:00pm except Embassy's Holidays
Consular Counter   8:30am - 12:30pm , 1:30pm - 5:00pm
Visa Counter   All visa applications are to be submitted to the Japan Visa Application Centre from February 9th, 2017.
 For diplomatic/official matters and urgent matters requiring humanitarian assistance, please contact the Embassy’s consular section.
 Embassy Holidays  Holidays 2024
 Consular Fees  2023 (Effective from 01 April 2023 to 31 March 2024)


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Important Notice (Please be sure to read before you apply for visa.)
All visa applications are to be submitted to the Japan Visa Application Centre from 9th February 2017. For more information...

Depending on the purpose of your travel, please prepare the necessary documents according to the checklist on the Japan Visa Application Centre website and submit the documents to Japan Visa Application Center along with the checklist. 
An appointment must be made in advance at the Japan Visa Application Centre. Please make an appointment online via the website. (Click here) 

Downloads (Visa Application Form, etc.)

Please click the following items according to your travel purpose.
Short-Term Stay A stay of up to 90 days for Tourism, Business, attending conference, visiting friends/relatives, etc., that does not include remunerative activities.
Work or Long-Term stay A stay during which the applicant performs remunerative work (professor, journalist, researcher, engineer, etc.) in Japan or a stay of over 90 days in Japan.
Visa for Medical stay Foreign patients seeking medical treatment, medical check-ups or other medical services at Japanese medical institutions.
Diplomatic / Official Diplomatic and Official passport holders visiting Japan for diplomatic/official purposes.
Transit Transit on the way to/from other countries.