The British Consulate-General in Osaka represents the UK government in Western Japan.
We no longer provide consular services. British nationals can access consular services in Tokyo.
If you’re travelling in Japan, see our Japan travel advice about coronavirus (COVID-19).
See also our coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during coronavirus.
If you’re in Osaka and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online
If you’re in Osaka and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call (+81) (3) 5211-1100.
Get an emergency travel document
If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.
If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.
If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before
If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen
If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.
Other consular services
Notarial and documentary services
We may be able to offer notarial services, including Administering an oath, affirmation or affidavit, Making a certified copy of a document. See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Japan.
British Consulate General Osaka
Osaka3-5-1 Bakuro-machi, Chuo-ku
Assistance for British Nationals:
All consular services are provided through the British Embassy in Tokyo. British nationals requiring consular assistance in Japan should call (+81) (3) 5211-1100.
If you would like to report an emergency involving a British national, please call 03 5211 1100 at any time.