Visiting Japan (VISA)

2022/2/28

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The Required Documents For Obtaining A Visa

Revised in Feb 28, 2022

IMPORTANT NOTICE : Border measures to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19)  

Based on the New Border measures (27), from 0:00 am (JST) on March 1, 2022, new entry of foreign nationals into Japan under the supervision of receiving organizations is allowed, except for those for touristic purposes.

Border measures to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

Related Links
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (English) Regarding Border Measures Japan
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (Japanese) Regarding New measures for border enforcement
Immigration Services Agency of Japan (English) Regarding the denial of landing permission to prevent the spread of COVID-19

 

VISIT JAPAN WEB

Visit Japan Web is a web service that visitors (including Japanese and the foreigners who have reentry permits) can use for quarantine, immigration and customs procedures in order to enter Japan.
Visit Japan Web
 

OPENING HOURS

8:00-13:00 (8:30-12:30 in Ramadan) FOR VISA APPLICATION / AUTHENTICATION
8:00-14:00 (8:30-13:30 in Ramadan) FOR THE RECEIPT OF VISA

For ALL APPLICANTS

1.APPLICATION FORM filled properly with ONE PHOTO attached (please do not use staples)Download available from here
2. PASSPORT and its COPY.
3. (Only for NON-BAHRAINI applicants) Copies of RESIDENCE PERMIT and CPR.
4. ORIGINAL GUARANTEE LETTER from the employer in Bahrain, signed and sealed, stating the below;
(1) Name
(2) Position
(3) Salary
(4) Contract Period
(5) That the applicant will return to Bahrain after visiting Japan.
(6) That the applicant will fully observe the Japanese laws while staying in Japan.
*In case of Self- Employee, a COMMERCIAL REGISTRATION is ALSO required.
*In case Retired, a CERTIFICATE FROM SOCIAL INSURANCE ORGANIZATION is required.
*In case of Student, following documents are required:
(1) Copy of a student card or a certificate from school which shows that you are attending the school
(2) Guarantee letter from a parent or a guardian who is working. Download available from herehttps://www.bh.emb-japan.go.jp/files/000062251.gif
(3) Passport copy of the parent or a guardian
(4) Employment Certificate of the parent or a guardian

IN ADDITION TO THE ABOVE

For BUSINESS;

(1) ORIGINAL GUARANTEE & INVITATION LETTER from Japan.
    (including company brochure, CR, full contact details, meeting schedule, etc.)
(2) Hotel Booking (reservation details, address, telephone number)
(3) Flight Booking
 

For TOURISM;

(1) Hotel Booking (reservation details, address, telephone number)
(2) Flight Booking
(3) Travel Plan (dates and places of visit) Download available from herehttps://www.bh.emb-japan.go.jp/files/000062251.gif
(4) 6 Months Bank Statement (until end of the month prior to the application)*

For VISITING RELATIVES;

(1) Flight Booking
(2) Travel Plan (dates and places of visit) Download available from herehttps://www.bh.emb-japan.go.jp/files/000062251.gif
(3) 6 Months Bank Statement (until end of the month prior to the application)*
(4) Documents to prove kinship
-Visiting relatives---Birth certificate, Marriage certificate, Certified copy of the family register, etc.
-Visiting Aquaintances/friends---Photos, Letters, E-mails. Bills for international phone calls, etc.
(5) FROM JAPAN; ( from the person staying in Japan)
(A) ORIGINAL GUARANTEE LETTER
(B) ORIGINAL INVITATION LETTER
(C) Tax Certificate**
(D) Copy of Passport
(E) Residence Certificate ("Jyuminhyo" in Japanese)
(F) Work Certificate
(G) Residence card (both sides)
* Alternatively, a certificate of income issued by a public agency or certificate of deposit balance is also acceptable.
** Alternatively, a certificate of income or a certificate of deposit balance is also acceptable.

For Medical Stay;

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR VISA FEES

IMPORTANT NOTICES TO ALL VISA APPLICANTS:

(1) In addition to the above documents you might be requested to submit extra documents when it is necessary, although this does not guarantee the grant of your visa.
(2) It takes at least 3 to 5 working days to process the visa (in certain cases, a week or more) after submitting the application. Please note that for Chinese nationals, the process can take up to 1 month.
(3) For nationals of Russia, CIS, and Georgia, visa application documents are different. Please contact us for more details.
(4) The acceptance of application does not automatically mean the grant of your visa.
(5) The possession of visa does not entitle the bearer to enter Japan on arrival at port, if he/she is inadmissible.

You may find general information about Japanese visas on the following sites;

Frequently Asked Questions - Visa and Entering Japan

A Guide to Japanese Visas

 

Basic Resident Registration Law

Changes to the Basic Resident Registration Law (July 2012)
- Foreign residents will be subject to the Basic Resident Registration Law -