Appointment-System of the German Foreign Office — Tokyo

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Consular certificates, certified copy

Life certificates/生存証明書




For the following consular services please book an appointment here:

Certification of photocopies (max. 4 sets per appointment)

Formal letter of financial support (Plese note that formal letters of financial support can no longer be certified for study purposes in Germany!)

German Pensions (Please note that the the Embassy cannot offer advisory services in pension matters!)

Consular Certificates, e.g.:

  •     VAT-return in Germany
  •     Corps/Urn Tranport Permit
  •     Certificate of border crossing    
  •     "life certificates"
  •     other Consular Certificates
  •     change of address / place of residence in a German passport

Please note:

Please do not book appointments in this category regarding visa, German citizenship, German passports or the collection of documents. For those services please book an appointment in the relevant category.

Please note, that the Embassy is unable to provide translation services or tax advice of any kind. If you have questions regarding German taxes please contact the German tax authorities directly or employ the services of a tax consultant.

If you do not find your concern in the list above or if you do not know in which category to book an appointment, please contact the Embassy for assistence (only e-mail).

If you are unable to keep an appointment you have booked please cancel this appointment immediately. Please be advised that this Embassy reserves the right to deny you further appointments if you do not show for an appointment without cancelling it.


If you do not receive a confirmation of your appointment booking please also check your e-mail's SPAM folder (sender of the confirmation is

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