Consulate General of Japan At Chicago
Consulate General of Japan at Chicago is in charge of providing passport and various civil administrative services for Japanese nationals residing in its 10 state jurisdiction and visa services for U.S. citizens interested in visiting or doing business in Japan.
|Location / 所在地：
||737 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1100
Chicago, IL 60611
|Telephone: / 電話：
|Email: / Eメール：
|Website / ウェブサイト：
||9:15am - 5:00pm
(Monday through Friday)
|Service Window Hours:
||9:30am - 12:15pm, and 1:15pm - 4:00pm
Services for Japanese Nationals
- Passport Renewal/Extension
- Japanese Family Register
- Legal Name Change
- Translation for Official Certificates
- Naturalization and Report of Loss of Japanese Family Register
Services for U.S. citizens and corporations
Visas for Americans hoping to travel, study or work in Japan are controlled by the Japanese government. Below is some general information on visas for Americans.
Tourist or Short Term Business
Americans generally may enter Japan for business or pleasure without a visa and stay up to 90 days. Travelers entering the country without a visa must have a return or onward ticket in their possession, proof of adequate of funds for their stay, and be otherwise admissible under Japanese law. Extensions of the 90 days stay are normally not allowed, and no changes to status are permitted. Longer Stays
If you are planning to stay in Japan more than 90 days, seek a change of status or perform tasks which do not fall under the definition of routine business, you should obtain a visa before coming to Japan
. Visas are issued only by Japanese Embassies and Consulates overseas.
For more specific information, please visit the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Guide to Japanese visas. Business and Trade Information
JETRO, the Japan External Trade Organization, is a non-profit government related organization that promotes trade and investment between Japan and the rest of the world. They provide some of the following services:
- Help U.S. companies establish a Japan office
- Help U.S companies find Japanese business partners
- Connect U.S. investors with cutting edge Japanese technology ventures
- Showcase premium Japanese goods
For more information, click here
to visit the JETRO website.
For more information on services provided by the Consulate General of Japan at Chicago or its upcoming events, click here to visit the Consulate General of Japan at Chicago website.