Necessary documents for visa applications

※The visa exemption measures resumed from 0:00(JST) on 11 October 2022.
   Foreign nationals on this list who go to Japan as 'a temporary visitor' are not required to apply for a visa.

※From September 30, 2023, the Government of Japan will introduce Visa Waiver Measure for nationals of the Federative Republic of Brazil in possession of ordinary IC passport who wish to enter Japan for a period not exceeding consecutive 90 days for short-term stay(Details are

※Indonesian nationals who have a valid visa waiver registration granted by the embassy of Japan in Indonesia are not required to apply for a visa to go to Japan (Details are here).

Foreign nationals NOT on this list need to obtain a visa for entering Japan.

Application: 9:00-11:30 (from Monday to Friday except Embassy closing dates)
Collection : 13:30-16:00 (same as above)
※This doesn’t mean that you apply for a visa in the morning and you can pick it up in the afternoon on the same day.
※Appointments are not required.

Visa applications are accepted from Dutch national or those living in the Netherlands.
Visa applications should be applied in person or through a proxy (A proxy can carry out the application procedures with your letter of proxy.)
Visa applications are not accepted by post and e-mail.

Please note that we do not accept visa application after 11:30 and do not issue a visa before 13:30.

The period required from the visa application to the issuance of the visa is generally 5 working days as long as there are no particular problems with the content of the application. Some specific visa procedures may take longer and, if this should be the case, you will be informed of this fact when you submit your documents.
Please be aware that following documents are only basic necessary documents for visa applications. Additional documents may be required depending on the content of the application. Therefore we advise you to contact us by telephone for information regarding the required documents.


Please do not staple the documents (papers) together.


■ For Temporary visitor (Single-entry visa within 90 days)

 for Tourism (PDF)
 for Visiting relatives/Acquaintance (PDF) 
 for Business/Conference/Academic exchange (PDF) 


■ For Temporary visitor (Multiple-entry visa within 90 days)


 for Nationals of India (PDF)
 for Nationals of China (PDF)
 for Nationals of Indonesia, the Philippines and Viet Nam (PDF)
 for Nationals of the Philippines and Viet Nam (only for Business affairs) (PDF)
 for Nationals of other countries (PDF) 

■ For Working holiday (PDF)  


■ For Other purposes (Working visa, Student visa, Spouse visa, Specified visa etc.)

For applicant who has the Certificate of Eligibility (C.O.E.) (PDF)

For applicant who does NOT have the Certificate of Eligibility (C.O.E.) (Details are here)