JAPAN - Visa

Tourist visa Requirements:-

Passport: Original Passport with validity of minimum six months and minimum two blank pages for visa stamp. Attach all your old passports (if any)

Japan visa application form : One visa application form duly filled and signed.

Photo Specification: Two recent passport size photographs in glossy finish, 60%-80% face coverage, white background and without border (Size: 35mm x 45mm)

Please note:

a) Photograph should not be more than 3 months old,scanned/stapled and should not be used in any of the previous visas.

b) The Embassy will not accept photos where applicants are wearing spectacles.

Covering-Letter: Covering Letter from the applicant on business letter head stating applicant’s name, designation, purpose and duration of visit. The letter should be addressed to: The Visa Officer, Embassy of Japan, New Delhi.

Financials :

a) Foreign Exchange receipt or Credit card photocopy with statement of last three months

b) Company and Personal Bank statement for the last 6 months.

c) ITR for last 3 yrs

d) Company Balance sheet

e) Fixed deposits/Investment Proof (If any)

Proof of Occupation

Self Employed:

a) Company Registration Certificate / Certificate of Incorporation.

b) Brief Company Profile.

c) Articles of Memorandum (Incase the applicant is MD/Director).

If Employed:

a) Leave sanction letter from Employer and Salary slip.


Hotel Booking  : Hotel Confirmation for the period of stay.

Ticket                : Confirmed Air Ticket.

Duration            : 4 days.

Note                   : Personal Appearance may be required.


Business visa Requirements:-

Passport: Original Passport with validity of minimum six months and minimum two blank pages for visa stamp. Attach all your old passports (if any)

Japan visa application form : One visa application form duly filled and signed.

Photo Specification: Two recent passport size photographs in gloss finish, 60%-80% face coverage, white background and without border (Size: 35mm x 45mm)

Please note:

a) Photograph should not be more than 3 months old,scanned/stapled and should not be used in any of the previous visas.

b) The Embassy will not accept photos where applicants are wearing spectacles.

Covering-Letter: Covering Letter from the applicant on the company’s letter head stating applicant’s name, designation, purpose and duration of visit. The letter should be addressed to: The Visa Officer, Embassy of Japan, New Delhi.

Invitation-Letter: Original Invitation Letter from Japanese host / inviting Company on its letter head stating the purpose of travel and duration of stay and should be duly signed with signatory’s name and designation.

a) Letter of Guarantee is recquired, if Japanese company is sponsoring the applicant.

Financials :

a) Original Bank statement for the last 6 months showing current salary.

b) ITR for last 2 yrs

Proof of Occupation

a) Brief Company Profile

b) A request from Chamber of Commerce or Business Organizations India : CII, FICCI, NASSCOM, ASSOCHAM (if taking a multiple entry)

c) Company Registration Certificate / Certificate of Incorporation

d)Income Tax returns .

e)Letter from Chamber Of Commerce.

f )Booking Certificate for Travel.


Hotel Booking   : Hotel Confirmation for the period of stay.

Ticket                 : Confirmed Air Ticket.

Duration             : 4 days.

Note                    : Personal Appearance may be required.