According to the Hague Convention on abolishing the requirement of legalization for foreign public documents (5.10.1961), public documents of every state in order to be accepted by the authorities of another state must bear an apostille seal, by the competent authority, which in this case is the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.
Address: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Kasumigaseki 2-2-1, Chiyoda –Ku, Tokyo, 100-8919, Japan.
Telephone: +81 (0)3 -3580 -3311.(Extension number 2308 or 2855)
Address: Osaka branch office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Osaka prefectural government office 3F., 2-1-22 Otemae, Chuo-ku, Osaka 540-0008, Japan.
Telephone: +81 (0)6 -6941 -4700
Should you have any further questions regarding the above or for any clarification you may contact an agent of the Consular Office via telephone at +81(0)3-3403-0871/2, via fax at +81(0)3-3402 4642 or via e-mal at the following address: