Embassy

Embassy May 2018

Sports economy forum

Transforming stadium and arena into a profitable facility
Embassy

Gonged for good work

Queen’s honour for long-serving worker at the British Embassy Tokyo
Embassy January 2018

Deeper insight

City of London and Tokyo agree to stronger ties in financial services
BCCJ Event June 2017

Bearing fruit

Will English wines take root in Japan?
Embassy October 2016

Letter from Seoul

Ex-Tokyo trade envoy compares Japan and South Korea
Embassy May 2015

Faster entry to the UK

Government launches new scheme
Embassy December 2014

Stay safe during the holiday period

The consular team gives advice on enjoying parties and making travel plans.
Embassy July 2014

Passport update

Extra temporary measures are now in place to help British nationals living abroad.
Embassy April 2014

The Royal Harpist

Hannah Stone, the official harpist to HRH The Prince of Wales, performed a series of recitals for St David's Day.
Embassy March 2014

Risk Communication Three Years after

Science communication has been identified as a key area where Britain can share its expertise with Japan.
Embassy February 2014

New World Order?

The decline of the US is much exaggerated, and China, for all is bombast, faces some serious issues in the immediate future.
Embassy January 2014

Passport Changes for UK Citizens

Applications and renewals should now be submitted online by visiting
www.gov.uk/overseas-passports.
Embassy November 2013

Pole Position

Infiniti Red Bull Racing's drivers have dominated the Formula One circuits this year.
Embassy October 2013

Batting for Recovery

A team from the British Embassy Tokyo played a match against a team drawn from Tohoku in the town of Minamisoma, Fukushima Prefecture, on 7 September.
Embassy September 2013

People over Profit

Addressing an audience drawn from the spectrum of UK firms in Japan at a British Embassy Tokyo event in April, Inamori stressed the importance of the mentality of a firm’s employees and its corporate culture.
Embassy January 2012

Nuclear: Old and New

Alack of fundamental understanding and the capacity to accurately measure small amounts of radioactive components are at the heart of people’s fears concerning nuclear energy. This was an observation made by Dr Keith Franklin of the UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) during a presentation made to BCCJ members at the ambassador’s residence in the British Embassy Tokyo compound on 22 November.
Embassy October 2011

New Way to Apply for UK Passport

The British passport has seen a fair few changes over the years, from that rather large blue book through to the many versions of the current biometric one. Now, the way we apply for passports overseas is also changing.
Embassy August 2011

Watch Out for Mickey Finn

For most people, residents and visitors alike, the image of Tokyo is that of a teeming but safe metropolis. Life here is generally trouble-free, with relatively low levels of common crime such as theft, mugging, burglary and such. It is generally safe to walk about at night and to travel on public transport.
Embassy July 2011

When Things Go Wrong

At the height of concern about the nuclear situation at Fukushima, hits on our Japan travel advice webpage soared. For several weeks, web traffic was more than 100 times higher than usual. The Japan page was recording considerably more hits than the travel advice pages for Libya, Egypt and other Middle East countries facing crises of their own. Interest in our Facebook and Twitter pages also surged.
Embassy May 2011

Why You Should Register

For most British subjects living in, or visiting, Japan contact with the British Embassy Tokyo’s consular team comes in the form of routine notarial or documentary services. Others may have been helped by the team in times of distress—from losing passports and wallets, to hospitalisations, or dealing with bereavement.
Embassy March 2011

Chevening Scholarships

The British Embassy Tokyo’s annual Chevening Scholarship programme offers Japan’s future leaders a chance to study in the UK’s world-famous educational institutions and be part of the future of UK-Japan relations.
Embassy February 2011

What the Consular Team Does

Helping Britons cope with arrest, abduction, death and hospitalisation; facilitating births and marriages
Embassy August / September 2010

New UK Bribery Laws

The UK has passed new legislation on bribery (the 2010 Bribery Act) and, like the existing law, it will also apply to UK citizens and businesses based overseas including in Japan.
Embassy June / July 2010

London 2012: Much More than Sport

Without question, the UK-Japan relationship is both broad and incredibly important to the economic well-being of both nations. This relationship provides many opportunities for the British Embassy and BCCJ members to further our corporate objectives.
Embassy April / May 2010

Parental Child Abduction and The Hague Convention

The high number of cases of international parental child abduction has recently started to come under the spotlight in Japan...
Embassy December 2009 / January 2010

Are you a British National in Japan?

Welcome from the British consular network in Japan. Some of you may have used our services, some of you may have heard of us, and some of you may have no idea who we are or what we do. I hope we can help clarify!