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.doc
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 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Consular Hours:  Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Telephone, Fax & Email

Telephone No.: (81) - (3) 3435 - 1861  
Fax No.: (81) - (3) 3435 - 1864  
Facebook: www.facebook.com/JamaicanEmbassyTokyo  

Public Holidays

Public Holidays to be observed in 2021

New Year's Day - Friday, 1st January
The Emperor’s Birthday Holiday - Tuesday, 23rd February
Good Friday - Friday, 2nd April
Easter Monday - Monday, 5th April
Children’s Day - Wednesday, 5th May
Independence Day - Friday, 6th August
Respect for the Aged Day - Monday, 20th September
National Heroes’ Day - Monday, 18th October
Labour Thanksgiving Day - Tuesday, 23rd November
Substitute holiday for Boxing Day - Monday, 27th December

*Golden Week Holidays. All Government offices and most businesses in Japan are closed during the Golden Week Holiday period.


Her Excellency Shorna-Kay M. Richards

Mr. Sherdon Baugh
First Secretary/Consul

Ms. Dania Micheal
Financial Attache /Vice Consul

Links to MFA&FT

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Jamaica

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