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.

Updated on 20 April 2024

Type of Visa and document required - Tourist Visa

Applicant needs to submit:

Japan Visa

Tourist Visa (Single / Double) - Physical / eVisa

  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) and RE-Entry Permit (Form 7),
    - Employment Pass (EP), Work Permit (WP), S Spass (SP), Dependent Pass (DP), Student Pass (STP), Long-Term Social Visit Pass (SVP).
    and QR CODE READING (Photocopy)
    Latest pass information from SGWork Pass Mobile App (scanned within 5 days from application)
    - If you are in process of renewing your pass, please submit a copy of IPA(In-principle approval) letter issued by Singapore government.

  5. 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

  6. 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)

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

  8. Schedule of stay (Daily activties)

  9. POWER OF ATTORNEY
    Please indicate JA Travel Pte Ltd, and sign off, we will fill the rest on day of submission


  10. 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) and RE-Entry Permit (Form 7),
    - Employment Pass (EP), Work Permit (WP), S Spass (SP), Dependent Pass (DP), Student Pass (STP), Long-Term Social Visit Pass (SVP).
    and QR CODE READING (Photocopy)
    Latest pass information from SGWork Pass Mobile App (scanned within 5 days from application)
    - If you are in process of renewing your pass, please submit a copy of IPA(In-principle approval) letter issued by Singapore government.

  5. Certificate of Employment (Original) or Business Registration Profile from ACRA (photocopy)
    - Letter issued by employer within 1 month of application.
    Including detailed information of position, salary, date joined as sample listed below.
    - ACRA issued within 3 months

  6. 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)

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

  8. Schedule of stay (Daily activties)

  9. LETTER OF INVITATION -from JAPAN

  10. 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)

  11. POWER OF ATTORNEY
    Please indicate JA Travel Pte Ltd, and sign off, we will fill the rest on day of submission


  12. 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 - COE

Applicant needs to submit:
Work or Long-Term Stay Visa (with Certificate of Eligiblity - COE)

  1. VISA APPLICATION FORM for COE(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) and RE-Entry Permit (Form 7),
    - Employment Pass (EP), Work Permit (WP), S Spass (SP), Dependent Pass (DP), Student Pass (STP), Long-Term Social Visit Pass (SVP).
    and QR CODE READING (Photocopy)
    Latest pass information from SGWork Pass Mobile App (scanned within 5 days from application)
    - If you are in process of renewing your pass, please submit a copy of IPA(In-principle approval) letter issued by Singapore government.

  5. Certificate of Eligblity - COE (Original)

  6. POWER OF ATTORNEY
    Please indicate JA Travel Pte Ltd, and sign off, we will fill the rest on day of submission


  7. Kindly ensure that all documents are in place as per Checklist prior to application
    COE Application Checklist

Type of Visa and document required - Domestic Helper

Applicant and Employer needs to submit:
Tourist Visa (Domestic Helper - Single Entry)

  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)
    - If WP is the new pass without employer's name, please provide either IPA
    or any Estatus from MOM with Employer's name on it.
  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. POWER OF ATTORNEY
    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. 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

Type of Visa and document required - Visa Transfer

Applicant and Employer needs to submit:
Transfer Visa
- Transfer old visa to new passport.

  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. OLD PASSPORT (Original)
    Old passport with previous valid visa

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

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

  5. POWER OF ATTORNEY
    Please indicate JA Travel Pte Ltd, and sign off, we will fill the rest on day of submission

    Kindly ensure that all documents are in place prior to application
    Japan Visa Transfer Application Checklist

Forms

Please download the relevant form for application
Fees
    FEE : (inclusive of Visa Fee)
    Single Entry - Tourist / Domestic / COE / eVisa
  • Indian Nationality : S$60
  • All other Nationality : S$85

    Double / Multiple Entry
  • Indian Nationality : S$60
  • All other Nationality : S$120

    Transfer Visa
  • All Nationality : S$40

    Optional Add On Services :
  • Door-to-Door Delivery Service
    2-way Door-to Door Service : Add on S$10 per passport
  • Passport Re-submission Service
    For Frequent travellers who needs their passport back after Day of submission,
    and resubmit passport after it is ready: Add on S$20 per passport
  • Submission on Tuesday or Thursday
    If you need urgent submission on Tuesday and Thursday,
    which is not in our Schedule submission date listed below : : Add on S$20 per passport
    - Passport return date will be following Monday and Wednesday respectively.
    - Add on 1 extra working day if there is PH.
Processing Time
    All application is currently based on appointment basis with the embassy.
    Our Appointment Dates listed are confirmed and we have NO quota for submission.
    We just need to recieve your documents ready 1 Day prior to Appointment date for submission.

    Note:
    - Visa is valid 3 months from date of application.
    - Visa needs to cover the entire travel date, thus please kindly ensure it covers your return date of travel.
    - You may start to apply for May, June, July Travel holiday visas now.
    - Try to apply early so that there is more time in event of additional document request.
    - Physical submission requires 1 week for processing
    - Hari Raya Haji PH : Apply from May 24 onwards
    Processing Time
    - Physical Submission : Normal service: 7 working days (including day of collection - if applicable)
    - Our Physical submission date is every Monday, Wednesday and Friday (except PH)
    - Our Return date of passport is the next Monday, Wednesday and Friday (except PH, add on 1 extra day to the return date)

    - E-Visa Submission : Normal service: 1 month or longer due to peak season

    Visa Application Schedule
    - Standard Scheduled Submission Days : Monday, Wednesday and Friday
    - Passport Return Days : Wednesday, and Friday (add on 1 day if hits Public Holidays)

    - Additional Urgent Submission Days : Tuesday and Thursday - with $20 add on fee
    - Passport Return Days : Wednesday, and Monday respectively (add on 1 day if hits Public Holidays)

    Cut Off Date

    Appointment Date

    Return Date


    May 2024 Schedule
    by 11 May 2024(Sat)
    13 May 2024 (Mon) 17 May 2024 (Fri) -5-7pm
    by 14 May 2024(Tues)
    15 May 2024 (Wed) 21 May 2024 (Tues) - 5-7pm
    by 16 May 2024(Thur)
    17 May 2024 (Fri) 24 May 2024 (Fri) - 5-7pm
    . Embassy is closed on 22 May - Vesak Day
    by 18 May 2024(Sat)
    20 May 2024 (Mon) 27 May 2024 (Mon) -5-7pm
    by 20 May 2024(Mon)
    21 May 2024 (Tue) - NEW! 29 May 2024 (Wed) -5-7pm
    by 23 May 2024(Thur)
    24 May 2024 (Fri) 31 May 2024 (Fri) - 5-7pm
    .
    by 25 May 2024(Sat)
    27 May 2024 (Mon) 31 May 2024 (Fri) -5-7pm
    by 28 May 2024(Tues)
    29 May 2024 (Wed) 5 June 2024 (Wed) - 5-7pm
    by 30 May 2024(Thur)
    31 May 2024 (Fri) 7 Jun 2024 (Fri) - 5-7pm

    June 2024 Schedule
    by 1 June 2024(Sat)
    3 June 2024 (Mon) 7 June 2024 (Fri) -5-7pm
    by 4 June 2024(Tues)
    5 June 2024 (Wed) 12 June 2024 (Wed) - 5-7pm
    by 6 June 2024(Thur)
    7 June 2024 (Fri) 14 June 2024 (Fri) - 5-7pm
    .
    by 8 June 2024(Sat)
    10 June 2024 (Mon) 14 June 2024 (Fri) -5-7pm
    by 11 June 2024(Tues)
    12 June 2024 (Wed) 19 June 2024 (Wed) - 5-7pm
    by 13 June 2024(Thur)
    14 June 2024 (Fri) 21 June 2024 (Fri) - 5-7pm
    Embassy closed on 17 June for Hari Raya Haji.
    by 18 June 2024(Tues)
    19 June 2024 (Wed) 26 June 2024 (Wed) - 5-7pm
    by 20 June 2024(Thur)
    21 June 2024 (Fri) 28 June 2024 (Fri) - 5-7pm
    .
    by 22 June 2024(Sat)
    24 June 2024 (Mon) 28 June 2024 (Fri) -5-7pm
    by 25 June 2024(Tues)
    26 June 2024 (Wed) 3 July 2024 (Wed) - 5-7pm
    by 27 June 2024(Thur)
    28 June 2024 (Fri) 5 July 2024 (Fri) - 5-7pm
    .
To Apply
  • Documents Submission
    Documents may be submitted to us in the following ways.
    - All documents will be reviewed after we recieved them.
    - Payment will be by PAYNOW, which we will update after we have reviewed all the documents.

      Physical Submission (for Single, Business, Multiple, COE, Domestic)
    1. Door-to-Door Collection :
      Collection available on every Monday, Wednesday, Friday between 10am to 3pm
      Booking for collection at least 1 day prior to collection date.
      Kindly seal all documents in a envelop and pass over to our courier service.
      We will review the documents once we recieve in office.
      Please email us the following details for pick up.
      - Pick up date :
      - Visa Type : Japan
      - Name :
      - Address :
      - Contact No :
    2. Office Drop-Box (24/7) :
      Documents can be drop off at our Drop-off Box outside our office anytime at your convenience,
      and we will review all documents once we are in office and update on missing documents and payment.
    3. In-person Submission :
      We are in office for In-Person submission during office hours as listed :
      Opening hours
      Monday to Friday : 11am to 6pm
      (Wednesday and Friday : till 7pm)
      Saturday : 12-4pm
      Closed on Sunday, Public Holiday


    4. E-Visa
    5. E-Visa (For Single only) :
      - This service is currently not recommended as we are not able to confirm completion date of visa (due to peak season)
      Please Email us all the documents in pdf or jep including passport page and all listed documents.

    - All documents will be reviewed on the day of receipt, and we will contact you on any missing documents, and you may follow up via email or watsapp to us.
    - Payment via PayNow will be updated after we review all your documents.
    Note : Please drop off your documents early so that we may review earlier, and you have more time gather missing documents (if required). - Please ensure that all requested documents as per Checklist are in place.
    Any missing documents may result in delay of visa application.


  • Return of Passport
    - Passport with visa will be ready for collection in our office on Return Date from 5pm to 7pm
    - For delivery, we will arrange delivery to you 1 day after Return Date or on a weekday following if it date falls on weekend

  • E-Visa (For Single Tourist visa only) :
    - Visa will be emailed to you once ready
Exempted Countries List
  • List of Countries with Visa Exemptions :
    Visa exemptions resumes from 4 April 2024
    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