VISA INFORMATION

 

July 3, 2014

Issuance of Multiple Entry Visas for Short-term stay for National of India

 

July 9, 2012

Changes to the Basic Resident Registration Law ~ Foreign Residents will be Subject to the Basic Resident Registration Law ~

 

April 8, 2011

Important notice to foreign nationals who wish to postpone their visit to Japan due to the Tohoku-Pacific Ocean Earthquake

 

October 12, 2007

Outline of New Immigration Procedures: Requirements for the Provision of Personal Information                                                                                      


GUIDE TO JAPANESE VISAS

The Countries and RegionThat Have Visa Exemption Arrangements With Japan

 

REQUIREMENTS TO OBTAIN A JAPANESE VISA  (Click here to Japanese site 日本語のサイトはこちら)

CATEGORIES:-

  1. BUSINESS VISA
  2. VISA TO ATTEND A CONFERENCE
  3. VISA TO VISIT FRIENDS
  4. VISA TO VISIT  RELATIVES
  5. TOURIST VISA

WORKING HOURS :
Monday ~ Friday

8:30 a.m. ~ 12:20 p. m. (Submission of Application)

1:30 p.m.  ~ 4:00 p. m. (collection only) 

Saturdays / Sundays / Public Holidays :   Closed

 

Visa Fee    2,650 Kenya Shillings (From 1 April 2014 to 31 March 2015)

※The above fee does not apply to citizens of countries with which Japan has bilateral agreements.

 

Processing Time    4 to 5 working days

※Plese note that some visa applications require consultation with our headquarters in Tokyo and may take up to one month to issue.

 

Please note that the guarantor is required to send the documents to a visa applicant, not to the Japanese Embassy.

Documents submitted at the time of application are not to be returned to the applicants, with the exception of passport.

The validity of a visa is three months, The period of validity can not be extended.

Please be informed that presentation of improper documents will result in immediate and permanent rejection with no option for re-application and no reasons will given for the same.

 

Visa Appilication Documents Download

Visa Application Form Sample of Visa Application Form
Letter of Guarantee(Japanese) Letter of Guarantee(English)
Letter of Reason for Invitation(Japanese) Letter of Reason of Invitation(English)
Schedule of Stay(Japanese)   Schedule of Stay(English)

 

VISA REQUIREMENTS- FOR BUSINESS

 

(A) DOCUMENTS FROM THE GUARANTOR / HOST
1. Original invitation letter and proof of accommodation arrangement.
2. Guarantee letter.
3. Original staying programmes and schedule in detail.
4. Officially certified copy of Company registration certificate or Company profile booklet.
5. Income tax report (No2)
6. E-mails and /or telephone calls, except specific cases, will not be accepted and may result in rejection of application/s.

 

(B) DOCUMENTS FROM THE APPLICANT
1. One recent photograph, valid passport, visa form duly completed.
2. Letter explaining, in detail, the nature of business on genuine company’s letterhead.
3. Company registration certificate and City council business permit (original and copy).
4. Flight booking print-out.
5. Telegraphic transfer receipt/s.
6. Officially certified bank statement for the past six months.
7. Shipping bills and invoices of previous transactions and detail sales record.
8. In specific cases, additional document/s may be requested.  
9. All applications must be submitted by the applicant in person.

 

 

VISA REQUIREMENTS-TO ATTEND A CONFERENCE

 

A)DOCUMENTS FROM THE GUARANTOR / HOST
1.  Original invitation letter and proof of accommodation arrangement.
2.  Guarantee letter.
3.  Staying  programmes and schedule in detail
4.  Employment Certificate.
5.  Income Tax Report.
6.  E-mails and / or telephone calls, except in specific cases, will not be accepted and may result in rejection of application/s.

 

(B)   DOCUMENTS FROM THE APPLICANT
1.  One recent photograph, valid passport and visa application form duly completed.
2.  Flight booking print-out.
3.  Letter from the employer and registration certificate of the organization with whom the applicant is affiliated with.
4.  Officially certified bank statements for the past six months of the organization or the applicant, whichever is applicable.
5.  In specific cases, additional document/s may be requested.
6.  All applications must be submitted by the applicants in person.

 

 

VISA REQUIREMENTS - TO VISIT FRIEND

 

A)DOCUMENTS FROM THE GUARANTOR / HOST
1. Original invitation letter and proof of accommodation arrangement
2.  Guarantee letter.
3.  Employment Certificate.
4.  Income Tax Report.
5.  Civilian / Alien Registration Certificate.
6.  Staying schedule.
7.  E-mails and / or telephone calls, except specific cases, will not be accepted and may result in rejection of application/s.

 

B)DOCUMENTS FROM THE APPLICANT'
1.  One recent photograph, valid passport, visa form duly completed.
2.  Flight booking print-out.
3.  Officially certified bank statement for the past six months.
4.  Letter from the employer.
5.   In specific cases, additional document/s may be requested.
6.  All applications must be submitted by the applicant in person.

 

 

VISA REQUIREMENTS - TO VISIT RELATIVES

 

(A) DOCUMENTS FROM THE GUARANTOR / HOST
1. Original invitation letter and proof of accommodation arrangement
2.  Guarantee letter.
3.  Employment certificate.
4.  Income tax report.
5.  Civilian / Alien registration certificate.
6.   Family registration certificate (In case of non-Japanese relative/s documental proof of relationship with the applicant)
7.  E-mails and / or telephone calls, except in specific cases, will not be accepted and may result in rejection of application/s.

 

(B) DOCUMENTS FROM THE APPLICANT
1.  One recent photograph, valid passport, visa form duly completed.
2.  Flight booking print-out.
3.  Officially certified bank statement for the past six months.
4.  Letter from the employer.
5.   In specific cases, additional document/s may be requested.
6.  All applications must be submitted by the applicant in person.

 

 

VISA REQUIREMENTS - FOR TOURISM / SIGHT SEEING

 

DOCUMENTS FROM THE APPLICANTS

1.  One recent photograph, valid passport, visa form duly completed.
2.  Flight booking print-out.
3.  Officially certified bank statement for the past six months.
4.  Letter from the employer.
5.   Daily schedule prepared by the travel agent
6.  Hotel booking voucher / confirmation
7.  In specific cases, additional document/s may be requested.
8.   All applications must be submitted by the applicant in person

 

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