The Consular Office of Japan in Cairns


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The Consular Office of Japan in Cairns

The Consular Office of Japan in Cairns was established in 1997 and is the Japanese consular/diplomatic mission responsible for overseeing the relationship between Japan and North Queensland. It serves the interests of Japanese nationals living in North Queensland and offers assistance to Australians who seek to visit or learn more about Japan.

The Consular Office is divided into:
  1. Consular Affairs-Visa section,
  2. Economic and Political section
  3. Information and Culture section


Director: MATSUDA Tsuneki (Mr.)

Level 15, Cairns Corporate Tower
15 Lake Street, Cairns QLD 4870
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TEL: (07) 4051-5177
FAX: (07) 4051-5377

Postal Address
(Please use this address for mailing purposes. As our office is in a building with many tenants, to avoid incorrect delivery of mail, it is preferable that mail is addressed to our post office box, instead of our physical location.)

Consular Office of Japan in Cairns,
PO Box 1493
Cairns QLD 4870

General Office Hours
Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Consular Services
Information and issuance of visas including the Working Holiday Visa.
Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 and 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Office Closure Dates

Cairns Office Closure Dates for 2022

January 1 (Sat) New Year's Day*
January 2 (Sun) Japanese New Year's Holiday
January 3 (Mon) New Year's Day Holiday*
January 26 (Wed) Australia Day*
February 11 (Fri) National Foundation Day
February 23 (Wed) Emperor's Birthday
March 21 (Mon) Vernal Equinox Day
April 15 (Fri) Good Friday*
April 18 (Mon) Easter Monday*
April 25 (Mon) ANZAC Day*
May 2 (Mon) Labour Day*
July 15 (Fri) Cairns Show Day*
July 18 (Mon) Marine Day
September 19 (Mon) Respect for the Aged Day
October 3 (Mon) Queen's Birthday*
November 23 (Wed) Labour Thanksgiving Day
December 26 (Mon) Boxing Day*
December 27 (Tue) Christmas Day Holiday*
December 29 (Thu) End of Year Holiday
December 30 (Fri) End of Year Holiday
December 31 (Sat) End of Year Holiday

Please note: * indicates Australian public holidays.

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