Since March 15, 2010 the Embassy's Legal and Consular Section is using an electronic appointment system for visa applicants.

With the new service, you are now requested to book a time slot to meet the visa officers at the Embassy. Just click on the link below to make an appointment.

If you would simply like to collect your visa, you do NOT need an appointment.

The visa counter opening hours are as follows.

Opening hours
Mo. - Fr. 8:00-11:00

Telephone access:
Mo. - Th. 14:00-16:00
Fr.    12:00-13:30

Telephone number of the visa section

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany Tokyo, Visa section
4-5-10, Minami-Azabu, Minato-ku,
Tokyo 106-0047, JAPAN

Consular district of the Embassy Tokyo ( Prefectures in alphabetic order ):

Aomori, Akita, Chiba, Fukushima, Gunma, Ibaragi, Iwate, Hokkaido, Kanagawa, Miyagi, Nagano, Niigata, Saitama, Shizuoka, Tochigi, Tokyo, Yamanashi and Yamagata

To access the appointment reservation forms in German/Japanese, click here

To access the appointment reservation forms in English, click here

Applicants without prior reservation cannot be admitted - except in case of emergency.

After having placed an appointment through our electronic reservation system, you will receive an automated booking confirmation via e-mail. When filing your visa application at the Embassy on the day of your appointment, please bring with you a print out of the confirmation e-mail, together with the required documents. Please make sure you have the complete set of documents.


The Visa Information System – VIS

VIS - Visa Information System

The Visa Information System (VIS) is an IT system that allows Schengen States to exchange visa data. The main purpose of the VIS is to simplify the visa issuance process, facilitate checks at external borders and to enhance security for everyone involved, including applicants.

The Visa Information System

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