Japan Visa


Do I need a Visa?

Enjoy hassle-free door to door visa application service when you next apply for your Japan visa.
Just prepare all your required documents and we will pick it up and send back to you when is ready.

Japan has re-opened. (Updated on 18 November 2022)

Type of Visa and document required - Tourist Visa

Applicant needs to submit:
Tourist Visa (Single / Double)

  1. VISA APPLICATION FORM(Original)
    - visa application form to be duly completed and signed by applicant.

  2. PASSPORT (Original)
    A valid passport that has at least 2 blank (visa) pages remaining.
    (1 page for visa sticker, another page for the landing permission stamp).

  3. PASSPORT-SIZE PHOTO
    1 RECENT passport-size photo (3.5cm x 4.5cm) taken within 6 months on a white-coloured background.
    Full-faced, front-facing with head straight

  4. IDENTITY CARD - issued by Singapore Government(Photocopy)
    Photocopy front and back of Singapore identity passes :
    - For Singapore NRIC, Permanent Resident (PR), Employment Pass (EP), Work Permit (WP), S Spass (SP), Dependent Pass (DP), Student Pass (STP), Long-Term Social Visit Pass (SVP).

  5. QR CODE READING (Photocopy)
    Latest pass information from SGWork Pass Mobile App (scanned within 5 days from application)
    - For Employment Pass (EP), Work Permit (WP), S Spass (SP), Dependent Pass (DP), Long-Term Social Visit Pass (SVP).

    If you are in process of renewing your pass, please submit a copy of IPA(In-principle approval) letter issued by Singapore government.
  6. Certificate of Employment (Original) or Business Registration Profile from ACRA (photocopy)
    - Letter issued by employer within 1 month of application.
    Including detailsed information of position, salary, date joined as sample listed below.
    - ACRA issued within 3 months

  7. Latest Tax Notice of assessement OR Updated bank statement/bank passbook(photocopy)
    - Latest year notice issued by IRAS Singapore (with total yearly income indication)
    - Latest 2 months bank statement with transaction history

    If applicant is Retiree, Unemployed, Homemaker, Student or Minor : Sponsorship Letter is required
    - Sponsorship Letter of Sponsor (eg spouse, parents, child, siblings etc)
    - Photocopy of doucument to prove relationship (Marriage Certificate, Birth Certificate)
    - Sponsor's Income Tax Notice of assessement OR Updated bank statement/bank passbook (Photocopy)
    - Sponsor's passport (biodata page) and ID Card (photocopy)

  8. Flight booking
    - Air-ticket booking (reservation or tenative itinerary)

  9. Schedule of stay (Daily activties)

  10. LETTER OF AUTHORISATION
    Please indicate JA Travel Pte Ltd, and sign off, we will fill the rest on day of submission


  11. Kindly ensure that all documents are in place prior to application
    Tourist Application Checklist

Applicant needs to submit:
Tourist Visa (Multiple Entry)

Multiple Entry Visa are available for the following countries
Requirements defers. Prepare the document as per check-list for application

  1. China
    China Application Checklist
  2. India
    India Application Checklist
  3. Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam
    Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam Application Checklist
  4. Russia
    Russia Application Checklist
  5. Ukraine
    Ukraine Application Checklist

Type of Visa and document required - Business Visa

Applicant needs to submit:
Business Visa (For Single Trip)

  1. VISA APPLICATION FORM(Original)
    - visa application form to be duly completed and signed by applicant.

  2. PASSPORT (Original)
    A valid passport that has at least 2 blank (visa) pages remaining.
    (1 page for visa sticker, another page for the landing permission stamp).

  3. PASSPORT-SIZE PHOTO
    1 RECENT passport-size photo (3.5cm x 4.5cm) taken within 6 months on a white-coloured background.
    Full-faced, front-facing with head straight

  4. IDENTITY CARD - issued by Singapore Government(Photocopy)
    Photocopy front and back of Singapore identity passes :
    - For Singapore NRIC, Permanent Resident (PR), Employment Pass (EP), Work Permit (WP), S Spass (SP), Dependent Pass (DP), Student Pass (STP), Long-Term Social Visit Pass (SVP).

  5. QR CODE READING (Photocopy)
    Latest pass information from SGWork Pass Mobile App (scanned within 5 days from application)
    - For Employment Pass (EP), Work Permit (WP), S Spass (SP), Dependent Pass (DP), Long-Term Social Visit Pass (SVP).

    If you are in process of renewing your pass, please submit a copy of IPA(In-principle approval) letter issued by Singapore government.
  6. Certificate of Employment (Original) or Business Registration Profile from ACRA (photocopy)
    - Letter issued by employer within 1 month of application.
    Including detailsed information of position, salary, date joined as sample listed below.
    - ACRA issued within 3 months

  7. Latest Tax Notice of assessement OR Updated bank statement/bank passbook(photocopy)
    - Latest year notice issued by IRAS Singapore (with total yearly income indication)
    - Latest 2 months bank statement with transaction history

    If applicant is Retiree, Unemployed, Homemaker, Student or Minor : Sponsorship Letter is required
    - Sponsorship Letter of Sponsor (eg spouse, parents, child, siblings etc)
    - Photocopy of doucument to prove relationship (Marriage Certificate, Birth Certificate)
    - Sponsor's Income Tax Notice of assessement OR Updated bank statement/bank passbook (Photocopy)
    - Sponsor's passport (biodata page) and ID Card (photocopy)

  8. Flight booking
    - Air-ticket booking (reservation or tenative itinerary)

  9. Schedule of stay (Daily activties)

  10. LETTER OF INVITATION -from JAPAN

  11. LETTER OF GUARANTEE
    If applicant is sponsored by invite, Letter of Guarantee and Company Registration (HojinTokiboTohon)
    or Overview of Company / Organization or SHIKIHO - for listed company (Photocopy)

  12. LETTER OF AUTHORISATION
    Please indicate JA Travel Pte Ltd, and sign off, we will fill the rest on day of submission


  13. Kindly ensure that all documents are in place prior to application
    Business Application Checklist

Applicant needs to submit:
Business Visa (Multiple Entry)

Multiple Entry Visa are available for the following countries
Requirements defers. Prepare the document as per check-list for application

  1. India, Vietnam
    India and Vietnam Application Checklist
  2. Russia, Ukraine
    Russia, Ukraine Application Checklist
  3. Any other countries
    Any other countries Application Checklist

Type of Visa and document required - Domestic Helper

Temporary Visitor Visa for Domestic helper
Documents are required from both the Domestic Helper and her Employer.

  1. PASSPORT (Original)
    A valid passport that has at least 2 blank (visa) pages remaining.
    (1 page for visa sticker, another page for the landing permission stamp).

  2. VISA APPLICATION FORM(Original)
    - visa application form to be duly completed and signed by applicant.

  3. PASSPORT-SIZE PHOTO
    1 RECENT passport-size photo (3.5cm x 4.5cm) taken within 6 months on a white-coloured background.

  4. IDENTITY CARD - issued by Singapore Government(Photocopy)
    Photocopy front and back of Work Permit (WP)

  5. QR CODE READING (Photocopy)
    - Latest pass information from SGWork Pass Mobile App (scanned within 5 days from application)
    - IPA letter if in permit in process
  6. LETTER OF AUTHORISATION
    Please indicate JA Travel Pte Ltd, and sign off, we will fill the rest on day of submission

From the EMPLOYER


  1. Employer Details (photocopy)
    • Passport (photocopy)
    • Identity - issued by Singapore Government(Photocopy)
      - Photocopy front and back of Singapore identity passes :
      - Singapore NRIC, Permanent Resident (PR), Employment Pass (EP), Work Permit (WP), S Spass (SP), Dependent Pass (DP), Student Pass (STP), Long-Term Social Visit Pass (SVP).
    • QR code reading (Photocopy)
      Latest pass information from SGWork Pass Mobile App (scanned within 5 days from application)
      - For Employment Pass (EP), Work Permit (WP), S Spass (SP), Dependent Pass (DP), Long-Term Social Visit Pass (SVP).
    • Latest Tax Notice of assessement OR Updated bank statement/bank passbook(photocopy)
      - Latest year notice issued by IRAS Singapore (with total yearly income indication)
      - Latest 2 months bank statement with transaction history
    • CERTIFICATE of EMPLOYMENT (Original)
      or BUSINESS REGISTRATION PROFILE from ACRA(for Business Owner -Photocopy)
      - Letter issue by employer within one month of application, including detailed position, salary, date joined
      - Business Registration Profile issued within 3 months

  2. Flight booking
    - Air-ticket booking (reservation or tenative itinerary)
    - Flight itinerary to indicate all travellers

  3. Schedule of stay (Daily activties)

  4. LETTER OF EXPLANATION
    Letter of Explanation clearly explaining the necessity for the domestic helper to accompany the employer

  5. LETTER OF GUARANTEE - Original ( refer to the format here)

  6. CERTIFICATION OF EMPLOYMENT ( refer to the format here )

  7. BIRTH CERTIFICATE(S) of accompanying child(ren) or Passport of Seniors ( Photocopy)
    For foreigners without birth certificates, produce photocopy of children's passports
    The Embassy reserves the rights to request for further documents to facilitate visa processing.
    Kindly ensure that all documents are in place prior to application
    Domestic Helper Application Checklist

Forms

Please download the relevant form for application
Fees
  • Visa Fee (Single Entry)
  • Indian Nationality : S$55
  • All other Nationality : S$83

  • Visa Fee (Double / Multiple Entry)
  • Indian Nationality : S$55
  • All other Nationality : S$120

  • Add $10 per person for door to door pick up service.
Processing Time
All application is currently based on appointment basis with the embassy.
- Passport and documents will be collected 2-3 days prior to submission date
- Return 1 day after collection
- Visa is valid 3 months from date of application
- Travel date should not be more than 6 weeks from visa application
  • Including day of collection
    - Normal service: 7 working days

    Pick up Dates

    Appointment date

    Return Date

    by 30 November 2022
    1 December 2022 7 December 2022
    by 5 December 2022 7 December 2022 14 December 2022
    by 10 December 2022 12 December 2022 17 December 2022
    by 23 December 2022 27 December 2022 4 January 2023
    by 2 January 2023 5 January 2023 12 January 2023
    by 6 January 2023 10 January 2023 17 January 2023
    by 3 February 2023 6 February 2023 11 February 2023
    by 10 February 2023 13 February 2023 18 February 2023
    by 18 February 2023 20 February 2023 27 February 2023
To Apply
  • Door to Door Service
    For door to door pick up service, please Email us the following details:
    Collection will be arranged on the same day for booking made before 10am, OR
    next working day for request recieved after 10am.
    Kindly note that our pick up services is only available on Monday - Friday : 10am-6pm (excluding PH)

    1) Name :
    2) Email Address :
    3) Address :
    4) Contact No :
    5) Pick up date :

  • Or you may drop off the passport and documents at our office :
    JA Travel Pte Ltd
    100 Jalan Sultan #04-10 Sultan Plaza Singapore 199001
    If we are not around, you may drop your document at our letterbox just outside our office and we will process.
    Opening Hours : Monday - Saturday - on appointment basis (excludes Public Holidays)
    Contact No : 6534 4740 or watsapp 9756 0887

    Please ensure that all requested documents are in place.
    Any missing documents may result in delay of visa application.
    Courier charges maybe incurred if additional pick is required.
Exempted Countries List
  • List of Countries with Visa Exemptions :
    Visa exemptions resumes from 10 Oct 2022
    However do ensure that your passport is in compliance with ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) standards enjoy to enjoy visa exemptions.
    List of Visa Exempted Countries

Special Note
  • Visa application service only for Singapore citizens, permanent residents or foreigners who are holders of Dependent Pass, Student Pass, Employment Pass, Work Permit and long-term SV pass

  • Non-residents of Singapore who require visas to enter Japan must obtain their visas at a Consulate or Embassy of Japan in their home countries. However, if a foreigner holds an original Certificate of Eligibility issued by the Ministry of Justice (Japan), he may apply for a visa here even though he may not be a resident of Singapore.
  • http://www.sg.emb-japan.go.jp/visa_shortterm.htm