Japanese Consulate General in Penang, Malaysia

You will find information such as contact info, email, website address, opening hours and direction to the Japanese Consulate General in Penang. The Embassy helps the government of Japan to maintain cordial economic, political, cultural, social and other transnational ties with the government of Malaysia.

Head of Mission :
Shinichiro Kanoya, Consul General

Consular Services
Consulate services including visa, passport, document legalization, emergency travel document and assistance, and so on are provided by the embassy and/or consulate. Be sure to contact them ahead on how to book an appointment or be properly directed.

Appointment booking can be done via phone call during the official opening hours. The consulate may have dedicated support for Japan in Malaysia, or prioritize their appointments

Visa and Passport
If you want to know more about the types of Visas for your travel to Japan or more information, you can get more information Japan Visa.

Visa Types Granted By Japan Are;

  • Japan Short-Term Visa
  • Japan Single Entry Visa For Short Stay With The Purpose Of Tourism For Indian Students
  • Japan Short-Term Visa (Multiple Entry)
  • Japan Long-Term Visa
  • Japan Medical Visa
  • Japan Transit Visa

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Japan Representation in Malaysia
Japan is well represented in Malaysia by Japanese Consulate General in Penang and Embassy of Japan in Kuala Lumpur,Japanese Consulate General in Kota Kinabalu,Japanese Consulate General in Johor Bahru . The Japanese Embassy is located in the capital city of Malaysia and may (may not) provide the same services of the Japanese consulate located in another city. It is crucial to call for direction.

Malaysia Representation in Japan
Malaysia is also well represented in Japan by Embassy of Malaysia in Tokyo,Malaysian Honorary Consulate General in Fukuoka, . The Malaysia Embassy is located in the capital city of Japan and may (may not) provide the same services of the Malaysian consulate located in another city. It is crucial to call for direction.

Japan and Malaysia Representation in the World
Both countries have good bilateral relationships and they are well represented in different countries around the world. Japan has 292 Embassies and Consulates worldwide while Malaysia has 146 Embassies and Consulates worldwide.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease the Japanese Consulate General in Penang could have adjusted its office hours or services. Please do confirm personally.

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The purpose of your intended travel (Tourist, Business, Studies or etc) and other facts will determine what type of visa is required under Japan immigration law. As a visa applicant, you will need to establish that you meet all requirements to receive the category of visa for which you are applying.

Japanese other Embassies, Consulates and representations in Malaysia

Along with the Japanese Consulate General in Penang, Japan also has  3  other representations in Malaysia as:


Japanese Consulate General in Johor Bahru, Malaysia

Suite 15B, Level 15, Menara Ansar
Jalan Abdullah Ibrahim / Jalan Trus
80000 Johor Bahru

(+60) (7) 221-7621

(+60) (7) 221-7629