The Embassy was officially opened on 10 May 2007. The Embassy is currently headed by H.E. Mr. Hassan Sobir who presented his Letter of Credence to His Majesty the Emperor on 07 September 2022.
The first Ambassador of Maldives to Japan was H.E. Mr. Abdul Hameed Zakariyya. He presented his Letter of Credence to His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito on 11 March 2008. He was recalled on 25 June 2009.