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Embassy Information for JET Programme Participants

Please note that CLAIR does not take responsibility for any of the information listed on this page. For enquiries regarding the information below please contact the embassy in question directly.

Australian Embassy Tokyo & Australian Consulate-General Osaka

The Australian Embassy in Tokyo’s jurisdiction covers the Chubu, Kanto, Tohoku, and Hokkaido regions.

The Australian Consulate General in Osaka’s jurisdiction covers the Kansai, Chugoku, Shikoku, Kyushu, and Okinawa regions.

Australian Embassy Tokyo
Australian Consulate-General Osaka
Consular Support

For emergencies please contact the 24-hour Consular Emergency Centre on 03 5232 4111 or +61 2 6261 3305 (from Japan)

  • Appointments are required for passport and notarial services at the Embassy in Tokyo or the Consulate-General in Osaka. Please make an appointment online.
  • Opening Hours: Monday–Friday, 9:00–12:30 and 13:30–17:00 (excluding Embassy holidays)

Please see the Smartraveller website for the latest travel advice on Japan and other countries in the region. https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/asia/japan

Resources for Teaching About Australia

Tell Me About Australia Website: https://tell-me-about-australia.jp/

An online teaching resource in Japanese (with furigana) that can be used by students to research Australian topics or JTEs/Teachers as a supportive resource.


‘Experience Australia’ Kit: https://tell-me-about-australia.jp/recommend/australia-taiken-kit/

A school backpack full of educational tools for teaching about Australia. Also includes downloadable content. Kits can be loaned to individual JETs for 2 years. Apply online.

Enquiries: cultural.tokyo@dfat.gov.au

Austrian Embassy Tokyo

Phone: (+81/3)3451-8281

Email: tokio-ob@bmeia.gv.at

Website: https://www.bmeia.gv.at/oeb-tokio/

Social Media

Facebook Austrian Embassy Tokyo: https://www.facebook.com/austrian.embassy.tokyo

Facebook Austrian Cultural Forum Tokyo: https://www.facebook.com/austrocultjapan

British Embassy Tokyo

Phone: 03-5211-1100 (available 24 hours)

Website: https://www.gov.uk/world/organisations/british-embassy-tokyo

Embassy of Japan to Canada
Social Media:

Twitter/X (English): www.x.com/CanEmbJapan

Facebook (English): www.facebook.com/CanEmbJapan

Twitter/X (French): www.x.com/AmbCanJapon

Facebook (French): www.facebook.com/AmbCanJapon

Twitter/X (Japanese): www.x.com/CanadaNihon

Facebook (Japanese): www.facebook.com/CanadaNihon

Sign up for consular/emergency notifications (or update your registration information) at www.travel.gc.ca/register

For consular support please contact the Embassy at:

TEL: 03-5412-6200 (24h*)

Email: tokyo-consul@international.gc.ca

Service Hours:

M-F 09:30 to 12:00 and 13:30 to 17:00

*Please note that your call will be forwarded to Global Affairs Canada’s Emergency Watch and Response Centre in Ottawa during non-office hours.


Canada’s Emergency Watch and Response Centre (EWRC) for 24/7 support

DIRECT TEL: +1-613-996-8885

Email: sos@international.gc.ca

Norwegian Embassy Tokyo
Additional Links:

Travel registration: reiseregistrering.no/

South African Embassy Japan

Website: https://saembassyjapan.org/

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