Land of rising sun is always dream destination for most of the travellers. If you are thinking to visit Japan, then here I am giving you a complete information about Japan tourist visa before you are check-in into the gateway of Japan.Many countries have visa weaver in Japan and you can check the list of countries here visa exempt list.You require following documents before moving to the embassy or to authorize travel agent.
Japan tourist visa requirement while Coming as independent (Self-arranged)
1- Copy of passport with first and last page having biodata.
2- A completely filled visa application form.
3- Covering letter which will explain your purpose to visit as well as itinerary.
4- Photograph (2×2 inch but confirm with embassy)
5- Travel booking(arranged tour if there), Hotel and air ticket with the itinerary.
6- Latest income tax return or Bank statement for 6 months ( the original one with passbook)
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Coming from guarantor (Visiting friends or family)
Documents from applicant-
Documents from applicants are same as I have explained above. You just need to cross verify with documents checklist in embassy homepage before submitting the form.
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Documents from guarantor-
1- Invitation letter original.
2- List of visa applicants.
3- Letter of guarantee if inviter is paying your expense.
4- Copy of tax return/ certificate of deposit balance/certificate of income.
5- Copy of passport first and last page.
6- Residence card stating your visa type and expiry date.
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Special Note : Japanese embassy in Delhi is no more accepting direct application, you have to submit visa application through travel agents while Chennai , Mumbai, Bangalore and other parts of India you can submit visa application directly to consultant as earlier.
Authorize travel agent: Currently, in India, there are only two travel agents.
2- Vfs Global
Embassy URL (India) – Japan Embassy
Visa Fee – 440 INR charged by embassy and service charge from the travel agent is 600~650 INR.
Note: All the description presented here are based on Indian passport holder who visited Japan for 3 months. Visa rule changes time to time so keep looking on above websites for update.All the documents you can download from embassy website to avoid mismatch in format.
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