Accessibility Statement

Japan at UK is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for as many people as possible.

We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

This Accessibility Statement is effective from 6th December 2021.

1. Summary

On our website, (our website), you should be able to: 

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • increase text size and zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader

We have also made our website text as simple as possible to understand.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability, which is available at

2. Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities ( It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. Our website is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.

3. Technical specifications

Accessibility of our website relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

4. Feedback

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of our website. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on our website via our Contact page, which is available at, or by sending an email to [email protected].

We try to respond to feedback within seven (7) business days.

5. Revision history

Published on 24th November 2021.
Updated on 6th December 2021.

6th December 2021
“Download PDF” added.
Minor housekeeping changes.

24th November 2021
First published.