Consulate Information

Office hours and directions

Office information

Visa Office

Mon - Fri 9:00 - 12:15, 13:15 - 16:00
(Please come to our office at least 30 minutes ahead of closing times)
(Appointments are not required)

Office Hours

Mon - Fri 9:00 - 17:30 (General Office Hours)

ID / Seal Please bring proper identification—a passport or driver's license. Once you enter the building, security will issue you with a temporary ID sticker. Then, take the elevator to the 22nd floor. Don't forget to keep the ID sticker visible while you are in the building.
Tel 617-973-9772
Fax 617-542-1329

Consulate General of Japan in Boston
Federal Reserve Plaza, 22nd Floor
600 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02210

Location Ferderal Reserve Building周辺地図
By Public Transportation The Federal Reserve Plaza is located directly across from South Station. South Station is served by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Red and Silver lines, MBTA local bus lines, MBTA Commuter Rail, Amtrak, and Acela. Several commercial bus companies also serve the adjacent South Station Bus Terminal.
By Car

From the North & South

Our office is located near the "South Station" exit from I-93 or I-90.  Please be a dvised that there is no parking lot available at the Federal Reserve Building.  Those traveling by car will have to seek public parking in the area.

Consulate Holidays 2017 and 2018


Monday, December 25, 2017 Christmas Day
Friday, December 29, 2017 Year-End Holiday


Monday, January 1 New Year Holiday
Tuesday, January 2 New Year Holiday
Monday January 15 Martin Luther King Day
Monday, February 19 Presidents' Day
Friday, March 30 Good Friday
Monday, April 16 Patriots' Day
Monday, May 28 Memorial Day
Wednesday, July 4 Independence Day
Monday, September 3 Labor Day
Monday, October 8 Columbus Day
Monday, November 12 Veterans Day
Thursday, November 22 Thanksgiving Day
Friday, November 23 Day After Thanksgiving
Monday, December 24 Christmas Eve
Tuesday, December 25 Christmas Day
Monday, December 31 Year-End Holiday

Honorary Consul General