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Closing of the Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Niger

 The Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Niger will close permanently at the end of December 2019.
 Visa applications will be accepted until the end of October. We ask anyone requiring a visa to complete the procedures by that time.
 From November, visa applications will be handled by the Embassy of the Republic of Niger located in stopover countries.

■Honorary Consul KOHNO Masaki
■Address Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Niger
(within the office of Overseas Uranium Resources Development)

Kokuryu ShibaKoen Bldg 3Fl.
2-6-15 ShibaKoen, Minato-ku
105-0011 Tokyo

Nearest stations :

  • Shibakoen on the Toei Mita line. 1 minute walk from the exit A3
  • Daimon on the Toei Asakusa line or Oedo line. 8 minutes walk from the exit A3
  • JR Hamamatsucho. 7 minutes walk from the exit Kanasugibashi

Please check the map from the Access page of this website.

■Opening hours Monday - Friday
Morning : 9:30 - 12:00
Afternoon : 13:00 - 17:00

Closed on :
- Weekends and public holidays
- May 1st and 15th
- End of the year vacations.
(May be temporarily closed at times other than those indicated)
■Contact Phone : 03-5405-3687
Fax : 03-5405-1075
■Information on visa issuance

A visa is required to travel to Niger and is issued at this consulate.

As a general rule, applications should be submitted by the applicants themselves, but proxy applications via travel agencies designated by the consulate are accepted.

An appointment should be made by telephone prior to any visit.

Necessary documents ①Passport (Must remain valid until the day of return to Japan and have enough blank pages available for visa purposes)
②Application form :Two original forms as designated by the consulate (One original and one copy are also acceptable.)

③2 visa photos (35mm×45mm)
taken within the last 6 months.
④Certificate of vaccination against the yellow fever
⑤Letter from a guarantor
身元保証書(個人用)ダウンロード 身元保証書(個人用)のサンプル
⑥ Proof of booked flight ticket
⑦Proof of bank transfer for application fee
Application fee ¥6,500 (single entry)   
¥10,000(multiple entries)
Validity period of the visa Counting from the day of the first entry
Single : 90 days (maximum)
Multiple: 180 days
Processing time A referred visa is issued two weeks after application is submitted. Make sure to apply well in advance of your departure.
Payment of the application fee Bank of Mitsui Sumitomo, head office sales department, account number 4968832
(三井住友銀行 本店営業部 普通 4968832)

Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Niger in Tokyo
Preventive vaccinations

Mandatory preventive vaccination : Yellow fever (valid for 10 years from 10 days after the day of inoculation)
Recommended preventive vaccinations: Cholera, tetanus, and hepatitis A/B

■Medical institutes authorized to give vaccinations

・Japan Quarantine Association, Tokyo Medical Office (Tokyo station)
     Yaesuguchi kaikan, 6th.Fl
     1-7-20 Yaesu, chuo-ku,Tokyo

・Tokyo Quarantine (Telecom Center station)
     Tokyo Port Government Building, 8th Fl.
     2-56 Aomi , Koto-ku, Tokyo
     Ph:03-3599-1515 (Quarantine Health Division)

See a list of quarantine stations for vaccine inoculations for overseas travelers on the FORTH WebSite of the Quarantine Information Office, Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare of Japan for other facilities offering preventive vaccines.

■Languages French(official language), Hausa, Zarma, Fula, Tamasheq (Tuareg)
■Currency CFA Franc

Money will need to be exchanged at a bank in Niamey as use of the Euro or US dollar is limited.
■Climate Niger's climate is mainly hot and dry, with much desert area. The south is subtropical to tropical on the edges of the Niger River Basin.
There are 3 seasons :
- warm season from March to May, with temperatures over 40 degrees
- wet season from June to September, with 150-200 mm of rainfall
- fresher season, the most suitable for tourism, from October to February, with an average temperature of 29 degrees in the capital Niamey.
■Electricity supply 220 V, 50 Hz
■Time difference Eight hours behind Japan
■Others Niger travel advice, Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
(in Japanese)

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