Consular Affairs & Visa



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Due to the complex nature of visa requirements, we advise you to contact our consular section and also please visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.

Criteria of Visa Issuance

In principle, Japanese visa will be issued to an applicant, when he/she fills all of the following requirements and the issuance is regarded as reasonable.

  • a) The applicant possesses a valid passport and is entitled for the re-entry to a country of which he/she is a national or citizen or a country of his/her residence.
  • b) All submitted documents shall be authentic, completed and satisfactory.
  • c) The activities to be engaged in while in Japan, or the civil status or the position of the applicant, and the period of stay shall meet the requirements for the status of residence and the period of stay stipulated in the laws concerned
  • d) The applicant shall not fall under any of the items stipulated in the laws concerned.