About Us



Amb. MINAMI Hiroshi
MINAMI Hiroshi
Ambassador of Japan to the Netherlands

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Opening Days and Hours

Opening Days
Monday-Friday (except Embassy closing dates)
Please click here for the office closing dates.

Opening Hours

* Telephone Inquiries  9:00-17:00
  (In case of emergency, an automatic answering system is available 24/7)
* Consular section 9:00-12:30 / 13:30-16:00
  Visa section   Application: 9:00-11:30 / Collection: 13:30-16:00
*It is not necessary to make an appointment except when applying for a police certificate.
* Information and Culture Centre 9:00-12:30 / 14:00-16:00 (Please make an appointment in advance via e-mail.)

Contact Address and Route Description


Tobias Asserlaan 5
2517 KC Den Haag           
The Netherlands
Route to the Embassy
Tel +31-(0)70-3469544
Fax +31-(0)70-3106341
+31-(0)70-3560714 (Information and Culture Centre)
Inquiry Consular/Visa
Promotion of Foreign Direct Investment in Japan

Honorary Consul-General

※No consular services such as visa, passport and certificate applications.


 Mr. Frans de Beaufort

 Office of the Honorary Consulate-General
 of Japan in Amsterdam
 Ferdinand Bolstraat 333
 1072 LH Amsterdam

 Mr. Albert H. Geerling

 Office of the Honorary Consulate-General
 of Japan in Rotterdam
 Weena 800
 3014 DA Rotterdam

Employment Opportunities

Vacancy Announcement for an Assistant in the Legal Section 


 7 September 2023 

Embassy of Japan in the Netherlands 


The Embassy of Japan in the Netherlands announces a vacancy for an Assistant in the Legal Section. The Assistant supports the work of the Legal Section, which handles Japan’s engagement with international courts/tribunals and other legal institutions based in The Hague.  


  1. Job duties and responsibilities 

Under the supervision of diplomatic members of the Embassy, the Assistant will be performing the following duties:  

  1. Providing summaries of open source information (press releases, media reports, journal articles, court records) about the Hague-based legal institutions and relevant legal matters;  

  1. Preparing reports or summaries of discussion of meetings and court proceedings attended;  

  1. Conducting research and analysis of Dutch/European legal affairs;  

  1. Corresponding with the Dutch Government, the courts and other relevant institutions;  

  1. Preparing for events organized by the Embassy;  

  1. Secretarial work; and  

  1. Other work upon request 


  1. Requirements: 

  1. Basic knowledge of international law and Dutch/European legal affairs  

  1. Fluent in both Dutch and English 

  1. A strong sense of responsibility and ability to work in the team 

  1. Working permit issued by the Dutch authorities (for non-Dutch nationals only) 

  1. Good health condition. 


  1. Expected Date of Commencement: 1 November 2023 

Applications including the following documents should be sent to the Legal Section, Embassy of Japan, Tobias Asserlaan 5, 2517KC Den Haag, no later than Friday, 29 September 2023. Alternatively, the documents can be sent via email to legal@hg.mofa.go.jp by the above date. The total size of attachments must not exceed 5MB. 

  • A curriculum vitae (in English) with a recent photograph taken within 6 months;  

  • A letter of recommendation; and 

  • Copies of all relevant educational certificates (if written in Dutch, translation in English must be attached) 


Short-listed applicants by a preliminary screening will be contacted for an interview. The details of the employment conditions will be provided at the interview.