The Embassy continues to advise Irish citizens in Japan to monitor developments closely in relation to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, and to follow the advice of local, in particular Prefectural and also national authorities for details of specific measures in force in those areas. For further information on the latest entry restrictions and requirements in place in Japan and Ireland, please visit our travel advice page. Follow us on twitter @IrishEmbJapan and @IrishEmbJapanEN for further information and updates. Irish citizens in Japan can also contact the Embassy in Tokyo by phone +81 (0)3 3263 0695 or by email on email@example.com. As the Embassy is operating on reduced staffing and reduced hours, communication by email is preferred. We will prioritise responding to urgent queries.
Resumption of visa services for certain long-stay visa applications has commenced. For latest information on the resumption of visa services, please see the website of Immigration Service Delivery. It remains the position that we are not accepting short stay visa applications. However, certain priority/emergency cases will continue to be processed. For further information please see the website of Immigration Service Delivery. For priority/emergency visa applications, please contact us directly so that we can guide you through the application process and advise you how to submit your documentation.