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Japan

Visa Type: tourist

 

Consul Processing Time (after submission): at least 4 working days

 

Visa Processing Fee: free

 

Assistance Fee: ₱950 for single, ₱1,450 for multiple, ₱2,100 for visitor/ invitation

 

*Please submit your application no more than 3 months before your planned travel date.

*Visa and processing fees may change without prior notice due to currency volatility.

Embassy

Easy Steps to Apply:
Our policy is “Service first, payment later.” Fill up the draft form under Links and Files.
While we are finalizing your application form, gather all the Requirements.
After we finalize the application form and the requirements, we will send an invoice for submission of application.

Requirements:​

  1. Passport (with signature on the 3rd page, emergency contact person on the last page, at least 6 months valid).

  2. Visa Application Form

  3. Facial Photo with white background (4.5×3.5 cm)

    *If there is a used Japanese visa on your passport, the following (4) and (5) are unnecessary.

  4. Birth Certificate (issued by PSA within 1 year)​

    1. If (4) is unreadable, submit a Birth certificate issued by the Local Civil Registrar.

    2. If (4) is “LATE REGISTRATION”, submit Baptismal Certificate and School Record (Form 137 with date of issuance).

    3. If there is no record of birth in PSA or unreadable, submit Birth Certificate issued by Local Civil Registrar and Negative Certificate issued by PSA.​

  5. Marriage Certificate (issued by PSA within 1 year. For the married only.)

    1. If (5) is unreadable, submit a Marriage certificate issued by the Local Civil Registrar.

    2. If there is no record of marriage in PSA or unreadable, submit Marriage Certificate issued by the Local Civil Registrar and Negative Certificate issued by PSA.​

  6. Day-to-Day Itinerary in Japan (provided by Travel Right)

  7. Bank Certificate (must have Average Daily Balance) and Bank Statement of at least 3 months.

  8. Photocopy of Income Tax Return (BIR Form)

    1. It must have the amount of gross income and a stamp of recipient, if tax is not withheld (e.g., the self-employed).​

    2. It must be under the applicant's name.

    3. if (8) is under a corporate name, provide SEC and GIS/ By Laws

  9. Authorization Letter (2 pieces)

  10. Authorization Letter-PSA

  11. Japan Visa Cancellation Form (For applicant who still has valid Japanese visa)


    *In case that guarantor in the Philippines will shoulder part/all travel expense, check Numbers 12-15


  12. Letter of Guarantee

  13. Proof of relationship between applicant and guarantor(e.g., Birth Certificates, Certificate of Employment, Letter of Explanation)

  14. Bank Certificate (must have Average Daily Balance) and Bank Statement of at least 3 months.

  15. Photocopy of Income Tax Return (See (7))


Additional Documents for Visiting Relatives (within the third degree)

  1.  Residence Certificate (Jumin-hyo) of Inviter and Guarantor

  2.  Invitation Letter

    1. Jumin-hyo must describe all household members, without omission of description except Individual Number and Jumin-hyo Code.

    2. If inviter or his/her spouse is Japanese, submit his/her Koseki-tohon.

    3. If inviter/guarantor is not Japanese, submit his/her photocopy of Residence Card (both sides).


Additional Documents for Visiting Friends or Distant Relatives:

  1. Invitation Letter (Describe relationship between Applicant and Inviter in detail)

  2. Residence Certificate (Jumin-hyo) of Inviter and Guarantor

    1. Jumin-hyo must describe all household members, without omission of description except Individual Number and Jumin-hyo Code.

    2. If inviter/guarantor is not Japanese, submit his/her photocopy of Residence Card (both sides).

  3. Proof of Relationship

    1. If you are friends, submit photos, E-mails, receipt of remittance or parcel, photocopy of passport including stamps of friend’s country, etc

    2. If you are relatives beyond the third degree, submit Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate or Koseki-tohon.

Additional Documents for Business Invitation:

  1. Employment Certificate/Certificate of Membership

    1.  If applicant is self-employed, submit a Certificate of Business Registration.

  2. Travel Order/Dispatch Letter

  3.  Invitation Letter

  4. Proof of Activities in Japan

    1. Business trip → photocopy or contract, material of transaction or meeting, etc.

    2. Attend conference/seminar → pamphlet or material of conference/seminar.

    3. Training → Acceptance Letter of Trainee and Training Schedule

    4. Training Schedule must include the notes of the necessity of training in Japan, content, method, place, period, daily schedule, person in-charge and language to be used.


For any documents missing, please provide an explanation letter. The embassy may request additional documents after submission.

Links and Files

Forms and Documents:


Visa Application Form_1
.pdf
Download PDF • 274KB

DAY TO DAY ITINERARY
.pdf
Download PDF • 534KB

Letter of Guarantee
.pdf
Download PDF • 192KB

Details of Company or Organization
.pdf
Download PDF • 534KB

Japan Multiple Entry Visa Request Form
.pdf
Download PDF • 56KB

AUTHORIZATION LETTER(claim_file)
.docx
Download DOCX • 13KB

Invitation Letter
.pdf
Download PDF • 184KB

AUTHORIZATION-LETTERPSA
.pdf
Download PDF • 37KB

Japan Visa Cancellation Form
.pdf
Download PDF • 846KB

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