60th anniversary

Application for the Events of the 60th Anniversary of
the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Japan and India

Organizations which would like to apply for accreditation of events commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Japan and India are kindly requested to read the following guidelines and submit the relevant documents through Email.

Guidelines for application for accreditation of events commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Japan and India

1. Criteria for accreditation

(1) In principle, the event should be held during the period from January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012, in India.

(2) The event should be considered to contribute to promotion of exchanges between Japan and India in various fields (culture, art, intellectual and academic exchange, sightseeing, education, sports and the like), deepening mutual understanding and strengthening the friendship between the two countries.

(3) The contents and objectives of the event should be clear and feasible.

(4) The event should not intend to promote particular principles, opinions or religious beliefs and it should not cause any harm to public order and public morals.

(5) The organizer of the event should bear all the costs of the event.

2. Benefits of accreditation

(1) The organizer of the event can use the title, "Event Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Japan and India” and the official logo and the theme for publicity materials (e.g. posters, flyers, websites, signboard, banner) according to the guidelines prescribed separately.

(2) Accredited events will be listed on the event calendar: Northern Region, Southern Region, Western Region, and Eastern Region of the Embassy's official website as one of the events commemorating the 60th Anniversary.

(3) Events which were evaluated as highly effective will be offered a letter of appreciation in the name of the Organizing Committee Chair.

3. Application procedures

The following documents are required to be submitted through email to the Japanese Embassy/ Consulate General depending on the area of jurisdiction. In the case that the submission through email is difficult, the submission through postal mailing is also acceptable:

(a) Application form

 » The required field must be filled electronically.

(b) Written pledge

 » The field highlighted in Yellow must be filled electronically.

Embassy/Consulate General Contact Information:

Embassy of Japan,
Jurisdiction areas: Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Chandigarh, Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Lakshadweep, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tripura, Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh 

E-mail: 60th.anniv@nd.mofa.go.jp
Address: Embassy of Japan, 50-G, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110021, India.
Tel:(91-11)2687-6564, 2687-6581~3

Consulate of Japan, Bangalore
Jurisdiction area: Karnataka
E-mail: japanconsulate_blr@yahoo.co.in
Address: Consulate of Japan, Bangalore, 1st Floor, Prestige Nebula,
No. 8-14, Cubbon Road, Bangalore 560001.
Tel:(91-80)4064-9999, 4166-0111~3

Consulate-General of Japan, Chennai
Jurisdiction areas: Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Pondicherry
E-mail: cgjpchen@ms.mofa.go.jp
Address: Consulate-General of Japan, Chennai, No.12/1, Cenetoph Road, 1st Street, Teynampet,
Chennai 600-018, India.

Consulate-General of Japan, Kolkata
Jurisdiction areas: West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand and Orissa
E-mail: japanconsulate.culture@cc.mofa.go.jp
Address: Consulate-General of Japan, Kolkata, 55, M.N. Sen Lane, Tollygunge, Kolkata 700-040, India.

Consulate-General of Japan, Mumbai
Jurisdiction areas: Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Daman & Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Chhattisgarh and M.P  
E-mail: culture.mumbai@by.mofa.go.jp
Address: Consulate-General of Japan, Mumbai, No.1, M.L. Dahanukar Marg, Cumballa Hill,
Mumbai-400 026, India.


1. Documents submitted by the applicants will not be returned. It is, therefore, advised that photocopies of the same be retained by the applicants beforehand, for their records.

2. It usually takes about 2 – 3 months for the selection process to be completed. The Organizing Committee will not answer any enquiries with regard to the process of selection.

3. After the accreditation is made, all responsibilities related to the implementation of the events will be borne by the organizers of the events. Neither the Organizing Committee nor the Secretariat will in any way be responsible for the consequences of the event.

4. In the case of any change in the plans of the event, such change is required to be officially communicated in writing to the concerned Japanese Embassy/Consulate General, at the earliest.

5. After the accreditation has been made, if it is discovered later that the content of the event does not match with the conditions of accreditation, in such a case the accreditation is liable to be cancelled by the Organizing Committee.

6. A written report is required to be submitted to the Organizing Committee after the completion of the event, explaining the event’s content and result.

7. Grant of accreditation by the Organizing Committee does not construe any kind of financial assistance/support to the event, which would be the entire responsibility of the event organizers.