Netherlands Missions Japan

Currently in the spotlights

State Visit

King and Queen to visit Japan

His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands and Her Majesty Queen Máxima will arrive in Japan on 28 October, and will stay as State Guest until 31 October.


Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Tokyo

Netherlands Embassy in Tokyo
3-6-3 Shibakoen
Tokyo 105-0011

+81 3 5776 5400

Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Osaka/Kobe

Netherlands Consulate General in Osaka/Kobe
Twin MID Tower 33Fl.
2-1-61 Shiromi, Chuo-ku,
Osaka 540-6133

+81 6 6944 7272

October 17, 2014 King Willem-Alexander has appointed Bert Koenders as Minister of Foreign Affairs. Mr Koenders was sworn in by the King at Noordeinde Palace on Friday 17 October 2014.

October 10, 2014 Today is the European and World Day against the Death Penalty. This has been marked in Europe by a Joint Declaration by the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the Secretary of the Council of Europe. Ambassadors to Japan of the European Union and its Member States, together with the Ambassadors of Norway and Switzerland commend the declaration, and have agreed the following message:


14 Sep 14 31 Oct 14

LGBT Exhibition: Rainbow Messages from the Hirado Dutch Trading Post

At the Hirado Dutch Trading Post, Japan’s first western style building, exchanges between Japan and the Netherlands flourished and is now once again a place where cultures and new ideas meet.

24 Oct 14 1 Feb 15

21_21 DESIGN SIGHT Exhibition

21_21 DESIGN SIGHT announces the exhibition THE FAB MIND: Hints of the Future in a Shifting World, opening October 24.

8 Nov 14

Miffy & Holland Fair in Kamaishi “Miffy Café Pre-Opening Event”

“Miffy Café” which will be opened by the end of 2015 is going to be a symbol of exchanges between Japan and the Netherlands. Let’s get together and have fun in Kamaishi, Iwate Prefecture! Miffy will be there with panel introduction of the Netherlands, food/coffee tasting, tiger dance and much more!