The consulate office in Nagoya Japan of the US embassy plays a major role in delivering the information needed by either the Japanese or American citizens in Japan in many fields.
The consulates arranges seminars about the major topics of interest in the present time according to a schedule that you can have from them.
In commerce field the consulate provides people interested in this field with much important information, fact sheets, market researches and many more services concerning that field.
The consulate also provides information about American history that could be very useful to people interested in history and students
American citizens can make use of their consulate department to perform many services as birth registering , issuing social security numbers and passports for newly born , registering their stay in Japan , reporting death of American citizens , finding useful information about their safety during their stay in the Japanese territory . report stolen passports and replacing it , they can also renew their passport or even issue a new one through the consulate office in addition of finding addresses and phone numbers of doctors/hospitals that can offer medical attention to them and a list of law firms if needed.
The medical service information is very useful in case of suspecting anthrax contaminated mail or else.
For the Japanese citizens intending to visit the United States or permanently stay their also can make use of the consulate services in issuing their visas needed for the visit
The non immigrant visa is applied if you do not intend to stay in the United States permanently and you meet the requirements needed for issuing the visa.
The fees for this type of visa is 131 $ non refundable
There are many categories for this kind of visa as athletes/artists, tourism, study, employment, crew member, exchange visitors, media, student etc.
Documents vary according to the category you fall under. Waiting time for visa issuance can be tracked through the embassy.
Some applicants do not require a visa to enter the United States for periods less than 90 days according to the visa waiver program which permits people who meet certain requirement to enter the states for short times without a visa
Immigrant visas are issued from the consulate office for Japanese citizens intending to stay permanently in the United States and fall under one of the following categories: immediate relative, fiancé (e), and diversity lottery visa.
Every category of the immigrant visa is subjected to its own regulation which should be fulfilled in order to get the visa.