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Bureau of General Affairs

Security Gates at the TMG Main Buildings

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) will begin operation of security gates as a measure to strengthen security at the government's main buildings. Your cooperation and understanding are appreciated.

Start of operations

From Friday, February 9, 2018

Gate locations

  • TMG Main Building No. 1 and No. 2: in front of the 1st and 2nd floor elevator banks
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly Building: in front of the 1st floor elevator banks and 2nd floor north and south lobby entrances

Security checks that were previously done by security guards will now be handled by the gates.

When visiting the buildings

  • Visitors using the elevators:
    • After signing in at the reception desk with your full name and destination, you will be given a Visitor's Pass in the form of an IC card.
    • Touch the card to the gate's IC reader to pass through.
      **Visitors must wear their pass after going through the gates.**
  • When leaving:
    • Slide your Visitor's Pass into the gate's card collection slot to exit the gate.

Other information

  • The Visitor's Form will be available to download from the TMG website( External link ) in February 2018.
  • Visitors to the TMG Observation Decks do not need to pass through the security gates.


General Affairs Section,
Bureau of General Affairs

Phone:+81-3-5388-2319(Assistance available in Japanese only)