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Embassy of Japan in Bern, Switzerland

Embassy of Japan in Bern, Switzerland, located at Engestrasse 53. View a location map, get driving directions to the Embassy of Japan, or find information about the address, phone, office hours, official website, Facebook page, consular services, visa list, and head of mission (HOM).

  • Embassy Address

    Engestrasse 53
    3012 Bern
    Switzerland
  • Telephone

    +41 31 300 2222

  • Email

    [email protected]
    Consular Section: [email protected]
    Japan Information and Cultural Center (JICC): [email protected]

  • Office Hours

    Monday to Friday: 9:00 am - 12:30 am, 1:45 pm - 5:15 pm

Location Map

Location map of the Embassy of Japan in Bern, Switzerland

Website

Office website

Social Media

Services

The following is a brief listing of services offered at the Embassy of Japan in Bern, Switzerland.

  • Process passport applications
  • Process visa applications
  • Notarize certain documents
  • Legalization of documents
  • Issuing emergency travel documents
  • Registration of marriage, birth, and death
  • Authentication of documents

Head of Mission

Yoshinori FUJIYAMA, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

Common Visa Types

Citizens of qualified countries may be able to travel to Japan without a visa. The most common types of Japan visas are the following.

  • Diplomatic or official visa
  • Transit visa
  • Tourist visa (within 90 days)
  • Visa for visiting relatives and acquaintances (within 90 days)
  • Visa for business, conference, or seminar participation
  • Working visa (professor, artist, journalist, researcher, engineer, skilled labor, etc.)
  • The study, cultural activities, and related visas
  • Designated activities visa (Spouse of Japanese/ Permanent resident and related visas)

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Passport Services

Japanese embassies and consulates assist Japanese citizens in obtaining or renewing their passports. They accept passport applications, collect the necessary documents, and issue new passports or renew a passport.

Consular Assistance

Japanese embassies and consulates provide consular assistance and support to Japanese citizens abroad, including in cases of emergency and other consular services.

Notarial and Legalization Services

Japanese embassies and consulates offer notarial services, including notarization of documents, authentication of signatures, and legalization of documents to use in foreign countries.

Visa Services

Japanese embassies and consulates process visa applications for foreign nationals who wish to visit Japan for tourism, work, study, business, or other purposes.

Besides Embassy of Japan in Bern, Switzerland Japan also has 3 representations in the following cities of Switzerland:


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This page was last edited on 01 May 2023 at 10:12 AM (EST).