Contact, Directions, & Hours


Contact: Consulate General

For consular services and other general inquiries
Mailing Address Consulate-General of Japan
Olympia Centre, Suite 1100
737 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611
(T) 312-280-0400
(F) 312-280-9568
Email Address

Contact: Japan Information Center

For cultural and educational inquiries
Mailing Address

Consulate-General of Japan
Japan Information Center
737 North Michigan Avenue
Suite 1000
Chicago, Illinois 60611
(T) 312-280-0430
(F) 312-280-6883

Email Address

Hours & Closures

Monday through Friday: General Hours (9:15 am to 5:00 pm) Saturday & Sunday: Closed **Visa, Passport, and Certificate Window Hours Visa, Passport, and Certificate documents can ONLY be submitted at these times: (9:30 am to 12:15 pm and from 1:15 to 4:00 pm)

We have adjusted our window hours during the COVID-19 pandemic. (The change is effective from June 15th, 2020)

Monday through Friday, 10:00am to 12:15pm and from 1:15pm to 3:00pm local time.

The Consulate is closed for the following holidays.

2021 Closures
January 1          New Year's Day  
January 18  Martin Luther King Jr. Day 
January 20  Inauguration Day  
February 12  Lincoln's Birthday 
February 15  President's Day 
February 23  the Emperor's Birthday 
April 2  Good Friday 
May 31  Memorial Day 
July 5  In Observance of Independence Day 
September 6  Labor Day 
October 11  Columbus Day 
November 11  Veteran's Day 
November 25  Thanksgiving Day 
November 26  Day After Thanksgiving 
December 24  Christmas Eve 
December 29  End of Year Holiday 
December 30  End of Year Holiday 
December 31  End of Year Holiday