Consulate General of Japan in Chicago, IL

Phone Number:
(312) 280-0400

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  • Website translation available in: English and Japanese
Email Address:

737 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

Open Hours:

Mon9:30 AM 4:00 PM
Tue9:30 AM 4:00 PM
Wed9:30 AM 4:00 PM
Thu9:30 AM 4:00 PM
Fri9:30 AM 4:00 PM

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Have a question?
Learn the answer from the Japan Consulate General.

Every week, Atlys emails the Japan Consulate General questions that pertain to travel visas, and we open-source the answers down below for you to read. Tap on the tabs below to filter your search.


Japan Consulate General
Apr 29, 2022

Thank you for your email. Japan is closed to tourism at this time due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Until the border policy changes it will not be possible to apply for a tourist visa. Regards, Visa Section


Japan Consulate General
Mar 30, 2022

Good morning. Currently, we do not issue tourist visas. Only a limited number of people can apply for a visa, so please check the website below. Revised Visa Application Procedure Thanks, 在シカゴ日本国総領事館 領事班  ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- CONSULATE-GENERAL OF JAPAN IN CHICAGO | 在シカゴ日本国総領事館 737 North Michigan Ave, Olympia Centre, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60611 U.S.A., Phone: 1-312-280-0400 | Fax: 1-312-280-9568 Consular Section Hours: 10:00 - 12:15 and 13:15 - 15:00 (US Central time) Email: Website: -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Japan Consulate General
Jun 14, 2022

Thank you for your email. Japan is currently closed to tourism unless you are part of an organized group tour sponsored by a Japanese tourism agency. If you intend to travel as part of a group tour, please see annex 7 of the link below for current visa application requirements. Regards, Visa Section

Jurisdiction of the Consulate General of Japan in Chicago, IL

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