Tourist Visa

For Japanese Passport Holders

1) Passport (valid for 6 months)
2) Fully completed and signed application form
3) 2 color photos (3.5 x 4.5cm, white background)
4) Copy of E-ticket or flight schedule reservation form travel agent
5) Employment Certificate in English or Student Certificate
6) Travel Itinerary in English
7) Visa Fee
8) Return self addressed letterpack (red or blue)

Download application form here
Click here for visa fee

*Please note that it takes from 1 week for the visa application to get processed.

For Non-Japanese Passport Holders

1) Passport (valid for 6 months)
2) Fully completed and signed application form 
3) 2 color photos (3.5 x 4.5cm, white background)
4) Copy of E-ticket or flight schedule reservation form from travel agent
5) Employment Certificate in English or Student Certificate
6) Travel Itinerary in English
7) Copy of Japanese residential card
8) Visa Fee
9) Return self addressed letterpack (red or blue)

Download application form here
Click here for visa fee

*Please note that it takes from 1 week for the visa application to get processed.

If you are part of the list of countries that require pre-approval (list noted below):
1) A copy of your passport (valid for 6 months).
2) Fully completed and signed application form
3) 2 color photo (3.5 x 4.5cm) must be white background
4) Copy of flight schedule reservation form from travel agent (please do not purchase ticket before you hear back from us)
5) Employment Certificate in English or Student Certificate
6) Copy of your Japanese residential card (both sides) (valid for 6 months)
7) Bank statement in English
8) If you are travelling with your Japanese family, we will need a copy of their passports
9) Travel Itinerary in English
10) Passport
11) Visa Fee
12) Return self addressed letterpack (red or blue)

Download application form here
Click here for visa fee

  •  *Please note that it takes from 4 to 8 weeks for the visa application to get processed.

Nationalities that require Pre-approval prior to the Consulate granting a visa are as follows :
・Afghanistan
・Algeria
・Bangladesh
・Bhutan
・Bosnia – (of Egyptian Origin)
・Burundi
・Cambodia
・Chad
・Congo
・Cyprus
・Eritrea
・Ethiopia
・Ghana
・Indonesia
・Iran
・Iraq
・Israel
・Kosovo
・Laos
・Lebanon 
・Liberia
・Libya
・Malaysia
・Maldives
・Mali
・Mauritania
・Moldova 
・Mongolia
・Morocco
・Myanmar
・Nepal
・Niger
・Nigeria
・North Korea
・Pakistan
・Palestine 
・Peoples Republic of China
・Philippines
・Rwanda
・Sierra Leone
・Somalia
・South Sudan
・Sri Lanka
・Sudan
・Syria
・Tunis
・Turkey 
・Yemen
*This list is updated periodically, please contact the Embassy for information.