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Japan Embassy and Consulates in Switzerland

3 Diplomatic Missions 3 Cities

Japan Embassy in Bern, Switzerland

Japan Embassy in Bern, Switzerland
Engestrasse 53 3012 Bern
Phone: + 41-31-300 22 22 Working hours: Close now

Japan Consulate General and Promotion Center in Geneva, Switzerland

Japan Consulate General and Promotion Center in Geneva, Switzerland
Rue De Lausanne 82 1202 Geneva, Switzerland
Phone: +41 22.716.99.00 Working hours: Close now

Japan Consulate General in Zurich, Switzerland

Japan Consulate General in Zurich, Switzerland
Utoquai 55, 8008 Zürich, Switzerland
Phone: +41 44 269 40 46 Working hours: Close now

Holidays to be Observed in 2021

The Embassies and Consulates of Japan may close on the following Swiss and Japanese holidays in 2021/2022:

Holiday
Holiday Date Counting down
Saint Nicholas of Flüe Saturday, September 25 1 day, 5 hours
Culture Day Wednesday, November 03 1 month, 1 week
Labour Thanksgiving Day Tuesday, November 23 2 months
Immaculate Conception Day Wednesday, December 08 2 months, 2 weeks
Christmas Day Saturday, December 25 3 months
St. Stephen's Day Sunday, December 26 3 months
Restoration Day Friday, December 31 3 months, 1 week
New Year's Day Saturday, January 01 3 months, 1 week
Berchtolds Day Sunday, January 02 3 months, 1 week
Three King's Day Thursday, January 06 3 months, 2 weeks
Coming-of-Age Day Thursday, January 13 3 months, 3 weeks

Frequently asked questions, answered

1. How many Japanese Embassies/Consulates are there in Switzerland?

Japan currently maintains 3 diplomatic representative offices in Switzerland including Bern, Geneva and Zurich.

2 - Do Swiss citizens need a visa for Japan?

Citizens of Switzerland (holders of regular passports) can travel to Japan for 90 days without having to apply or obtain a Japanese visa for short-term tourism.

3- What is the Holiday Calendar of Japanese embassies in Switzerland?

The Japanese representative offices in Switzerland will be closed in observance of the following Swiss and Japanese holidays in 2021/2021:

  • Saint Nicholas of Flüe (CH) Sat, Sep 25, 2021 (1 day, 10 hours)

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Time in Japan vs Switzerland

Tokyo, Japan time is 7:00 hours ahead of Bern, Switzerland

Bern, Switzerland 13:06PMThursday, September 23, 2021
Tokyo, Japan 20:06PMThursday, September 23, 2021