Japan Visa

Visa Fees

If applied at the consulate:

(w.e.f. 1 Apr 2019) Indian nationals: Single or multiple entry visa: Rs.510 Transit visa: Rs.50

If applied via visa processing agencies:

VFS Global - Visa fees Rs. 510 + Rs.650 / https://www.vfsglobal.com/Japan/India/

Cox and Kings Global Services - Rs. 510 + Rs.600 / https://www.jp.ckgs.in/

Processing time:

Requires minimum 4 working days (excluding the day of application submission) to complete the visa process.

When can you apply: 90 days before the intended date of travel

Where to apply?

Option 1: Directly with the consulate

Consulate city: Jurisdiction

Delhi: Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Chandigarh, Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Lakshadweep, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tripura, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh


Plot No.4&5, 50-G Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi-110021 Tel: 91-11-2687-6581, 4610-4610 Fax: 91-11-2467-8081 Email:jpemb-visa@nd.mofa.go.jp

Visa application and issuance: 09:00 - 12:30 (Monday - Friday) (Closed on Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays) List of Holidays

Bengaluru Consulate: Karnataka


1st Floor, Prestige Nebula No.8-14, Cubbon Road Bengaluru 560001 Tel: 080-4064-9999, 4166-0111~3 Fax: 080-4166-0114 Email:cgjblr@ig.mofa.go.jp

Mumbai Consulate: Chhattisgarh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Goa, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra


No.1, M.L.Dahanukar Marg Cumballa Hill Mumbai, 400026 Tel: 022 2351 7101 Fax: 022 2351 7121 Email:ryoji@by.mofa.go.jp URL:http://www.mumbai.in.emb-japan.go.jp/en/

Visa application and issuance: 09:30 - 13:00 (Monday - Friday) (Closed on Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays)

Chennai Consulate: Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu


No.12/1, Cenetoph Road, 1st Street, Teynampet Chennai, 600018 Tel: 044 2432 3860-3 Fax: 044 2463 3859 Email:cgjpchen@ms.mofa.go.jp

Visa application: 09:00 - 13:00 Collection: 14:00 - 15:00 (Monday - Friday) (Closed on Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays)

Kolkata - Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa, West Bengal


55, M.N. Sen Lane, Tollygunge, Kolkata, 700040 Tel: 033 2421 1970 Fax: 033 2421 1971 Email:ryoji_kolkata@cc.mofa.go.jp

Visa application: 09:00 - 12:30 Collection: 14:00 - 16:30 (Monday - Friday) (Closed on Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays)

Option 2: Via visa processing agencies

VFS Global - https://www.vfsglobal.com/Japan/India/

Cox and Kings Global Services - https://www.jp.ckgs.in/


Application form: Fill the form online in PDF format & print it -https://www.in.emb-japan.go.jp/PDF/application_new.pdf

Photograph: 2 photographs. Specifications: https://www.in.emb-japan.go.jp/photo.html


Validity of 6 months from the arrival date in Japan

Original passport needs to be submitted

Copy of the first and last page of the current passport

Please submit your old passports also, if any

Income documents:

6 months bank statement

Last filed ITR

Other travel documents:

  1. Flight tickets: Booking confirmations printout of entry and exit flight/cruise tickets

  2. Travel itinerary: Format: https://www.in.emb-japan.go.jp/PDF/schedule_of_stay.pdf

  3. Hotel booking: Booking confirmations printout for your hostel/hostel stays

  4. Covering letter: Mention purpose of visit and day to day details/itinerary

  5. Leave sanction letter: - Leave sanctioned from employer/NOC - If owner, Proof of ownership

  6. If the applicant is Student / Dependant - Consent from the parents / spouse - Student Identity Card copy

Other formats (If required based on your profile)

If you are a student you be allowed to submit certificate of student status or graduation instead of the document to confirm financial capability in the application for single entry visa for short-term stay with the purpose of tourism. Check details here: https://www.mofa.go.jp/press/release/press4e_001439.html

Letter of guarantee: https://www.in.emb-japan.go.jp/PDF/letter_of_guarantee.pdf