Embassy of Jamaica Tokyo, Japan

About Us

Role & Function

The Embassy of Jamaica in Tokyo, Japan, is the arm of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Jamaica which is responsible for promoting and protecting the interests of Jamaica in Japan, Australia, the Republic of Indonesia, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand and the Republic of the Philippines, so as to contribute to the sustainable development of Jamaica. The Embassy seeks to do this by:

  1. promoting the continued warm and friendly relations with the aforementioned countries;
  2. enhancing cooperation through political and diplomatic channels;
  3. exploring opportunities for development assistance, technical cooperation and partnership;
  4. monitoring and reporting on political, economic and cultural trends in accredited countries;
  5. negotiating and monitoring bilateral agreements in various fields;
  6. providing active support to initiatives in areas of trade and investment, tourism promotion, cultural and sporting exchanges, as well as other areas determined to be in Jamaica's national interest;
  7. disseminating information about Jamaica's society and culture;
  8. promoting Jamaica's multifaceted tourism product;
  9. creating an awareness of Jamaica's interests and positions on issues of importance;
  10. promoting the safety and protection of Jamaican citizens, through the provision of consular services, advice and assistance when required;
  11. overseeing and coordinating the network of Jamaican Honorary Consuls in the countries of accreditation, as well as in India,
  12. encouraging the participation by Jamaican nationals overseas in the national development process, particularly in the areas of investment, trade, financial and other services, as well as charitable initiatives including health and education.

Receiving School Groups

The Jamaican Embassy in Tokyo receives regular visits from groups interested in learning more about Jamaican history and culture. The Embassy welcomes these opportunities to interact with Japanese school children and university students. In this regard, interested academic institutions are invited to schedule such visits at a convenient time. Please complete and submit the attached Request Form if you are interested in a visit to the Embassy.

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School Visit Request Form.pdf*

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Address & Map

2-13-1, Motoazabu, Minato-ku
Tokyo 106-0046 Japan

From Azabu Juban Station Exit 4,7 / 10 minutes by walking
From Hiroo Station Exit 1 / 15 minutes by walking
From Sendaizaka-ue, Toei Bus 86( Meguro station ⇔Shinbashi Station)/ 7 minutes by walking

Download Map:
ACCESS-(EN).pdf (370kb)

Opening Hours

Office Hours: Monday - Friday  9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Consular Hours:  Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Consular Appointments

Some consular services may require an appointment. To make an appointment, you may contact us at the email address provided below. Please provide the following information when you are making the request:

  • full name and contact details - email address and contact number,
  • the service that you are requesting,
  • potential appointment dates and times, and
  • any special circumstances that may apply to your case.

Telephone, Fax & Email

Telephone No.: (81) - (3) 3435 - 1861  
Fax No.: (81) - (3) 3435 - 1864  
E-mail: mail@jamaicaembassy.jp  
Facebook: www.facebook.com/JamaicanEmbassyTokyo  
  For emergency consular matters or disaster situations outside of normal office hours, you may contact us via email at emergencies@jamaicaembassy.jp or by telephone at 080-2151-5687.
For all general queries and all other routine consular matters (passport, citizenship, visa, etc.), please use the Embassy’s regular contact details.

Public Holidays

Public Holidays to be observed in 2023

New Year’s Day JAM Monday, 2th January
Vernal Equinox Day JP Tuesday, 21st March
Good Friday JAM Friday, 7th April
Easter Monday JAM Monday, 10th April
Children’s Day JP Friday, 5th May
Marine Day JP Monday, 17th July
Independence Day JAM Monday, 7th August
Respect for the Aged Day JP Monday, 18th September
Christmas Day JAM Monday, 25th October
Boxing Day JAM Tuesday, 26th December


Her Excellency Shorna-Kay M. Richards

Mr. Sherdon S. Baugh
First Secretary and Consul

Mr. Paul L. Peart
Financial Attaché and Vice Consul

Links to MFA&FT

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Jamaica

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