Visa Application

Visiting Japan
  • Visa Section of the Embassy of Japan: open from 08:00 - 12:00 noon (Sunday to Thursday, except the Embassy designated holidays).
  • It takes 5 working days for your visa application to be processed.


  • Criteria of Visa Issuance 
    A Japanese visa will be issued to an applicant, when he/she meets all of the following requirements and if the issuance is considered to be appropriate.
    (1) The applicant possesses a valid passport and is entitled to re-entry to a country of his/her nationality or a country of his/her residence.
    (2) All submitted documents are authentic, completed and satisfactory.
    (3) The activities to be engaged in Japan/the civil status or the position of the applicant/the period of stay meet the requirements for the status of residence and the period of stay stipulated in the Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act. (Cabinet Order No.319 of 1951. hereinafter referred to as the “Immigration Control Act”)
    (4) The applicant do not fall under any of the items of Article 5, Paragraph 1 of the Immigration Control Act. 

Visa Types and Required Documents

Visa Application Documents (download)

1) The basic required documents below.

     ・ Temporary visit Visa (Short stay Visa)   

     ・ Work and Long term-stays Visa   
      ※Please submit provisional flight thicket other than basic required documents.

2) The copy of certificate for completion of registration to the Entrants, Returnees Follow-up System (ERFS) which receiving organization located in Japan applied for online for new border measures.

Visa Types needed ERFS
     ・Temporary visit Visa: Business
                                    Tourism (Note)
     ・Work and Long term-stays Visa: Depending on the visa status

(Note) For details about Tourism VISA, Click here.
          Grouping of the countries
〇The applicant may be required to submit additional documents if needed.
〇Feel free to contact us for any further assistance.

TEL: +249-1-8347-1601 or 1602



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