*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, Sri Lanka
TEL +94-11-2693831
    Visa Information Center  +94-11-2029150
FAX +94-11-2698629 or 2674555
Consular Counter Monday - Friday 8:30am - 12:30pm , 1:30pm - 5:00pm except Embassy's Holidays
Visa Counter Acceptance : Monday - Friday 9:00am -10:30am* except Embassy's Holidays
Delivery and return : Monday - Friday 1:30pm - 3:00pm except Embassy's Holidays
*All visa applications are to be submitted to the Japan Visa Application Centre from February 9th, 2017.
For more information.
Embassy Holidays <2021
Consular Fees 2021 (Effective from 01 April 2021 to 31 March 2022 )



Currently, issuance of visas for Japan is restricted. Please check the "Japanese Government Initiatives for COVID-19" or " Japan Visa Application Centre(VFS global)" for more details.

***Japan Visa Application Centre ***

All visa applications are to be submitted to the Japan Visa Application Centre from February 9th, 2017.  
Depending on the purpose of your travel, please prepare the necessary documents according to the checklist below (link) and submit the documents to Japan Visa Application Centre 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) 
News and Updates
Important Notice (Please be sure to read before you apply for visa)
General Information on Japanese VISA (MOFA HP)
Immigration Procedures (Immigration Bureau of Japan)
Downloads (Visa Application Form, etc.)
Please click the following items according to your travel purpose.
1 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.
2 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.
3 Visa for Medical stay Foreign patients seeking medical treatment, medical check-ups or other medical services at Japanese medical institutions.
4 Diplomatic / Official Diplomatic and Official passport holders visiting Japan for diplomatic/official purposes.
5 Transit Transit on the way to/from other countries.