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 23 January 2023)

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) 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. LETTER OF AUTHORISATION
    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 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. 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. LETTER OF AUTHORISATION
    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(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. LETTER OF AUTHORISATION
    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)

  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
    Fee (Single Entry) - Tourist / Domestic / COE
  • Indian Nationality : S$55
  • All other Nationality : S$83

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

    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
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.

  • Documents Submission
    1. Door-to Door Collection : Please arrange pick-up of your documents latest 3 days prior to Cut-off Date.
    2. Office Drop-Box : Documents can be drop off at our Drop-off Box outside our office anytime at your convenience, latest 1 dayprior to Cut off Date
    3. In-Person Submission : We are in office for In-Person drop-off from 11am to 5pm on Cut-Off Date for last minute submission.

    - 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).

  • 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


  • Note:
    - Visa is valid 3 months from date of application
    - Travel date should not be more than 6 weeks from visa application
    - You may start to apply for March School holiday and early April holiday visas now
    Processing Time
    - Normal service: 7 working days (including day of collection)

    Cut Off Date

    Appointment Date

    Return Date

    Jan 2023 Schedule
    Japan embassy will be closed from 23-24 Jan 2023 for CNY
    by 26 January 2023
    Office opens for last minute submission :
    26 Jan 11.30am-2pm, 4-7pm
    27 January 2023 (Fri) 2 February 2023 (Thu) - 5-7pm
    by 28 January 2023
    Office opens for last minute submission :
    27 Jan 11.30am-2pm, 4-7pm
    28 Jan 10am-4pm
    30 January 2023 (Mon) 3 February 2023 - 5-7pm
    Feb 2023 Schedule
    by 1 Feb 2023
    Office opens for last minute submission :
    31 Jan 12pm-5pm
    1 Feb 10am-6pm
    2 Feb 2023 (Thur) - NEW! 8 February 2023 - 5-7pm
    by 4 February 2023
    Office opens for last minute submission :
    2 Feb 11am-2pm, 5-7pm
    3 Feb 11am-2pm, 5-7pm
    4 Feb 12-4pm
    6 February 2023 (Mon) 10 February 2023 - 5-7pm
    by 7 February 2023
    Office opens for last minute submission :
    6 Feb 4-7pm
    7 Feb 12-6pm
    8 Feb 12-6pm<
    9 February 2023(Thur) 15 February 2023 (Wed) - 5-7pm
    by 10 February 2023
    Office opens for last minute submission :
    10 Feb 11am-2pm, 5-7pm
    11 Feb 12-4pm
    13 February 2023(Mon) 17 February 2023 - 5-7pm
    by 15 February 2023
    Office opens for last minute submission :
    14 Feb 5-7pm
    15 Feb 11.00am-6pm
    16 February 2023(Thur) 22 February 2023 (Wed) - 5-7pm
    by 21 February 2023
    Office opens for last minute submission :
    21 Feb 11-7pm
    22 February 2023 (Wed) 28 February 2023 (Tue) - 5-7pm
    by 25 February 2023 Office opens for last minute submission :
    24 Feb 11am-6pm
    25 Feb 12-4pm
    27 February 2023 (Mon) 3 March 2023 (Fri) - 5-7pm
    Mar 2023 Schedule
    by 28 Feb 2023(Tues)
    1 March 2023 (Wed) 7 March 2023 (Tue) - 5-7pm
    by 4 March 2023(Sat)
    6 March 2023 (Mon) 10 March 2023 (Fri) - 5-7pm
    by 8 March 2023 (Wed)
    9 March 2023(Thur) 15 March 2023 (Wed) - 5-7pm
    by 11 March 2023 (Sat)
    13 March 2023 (Mon) 17 March 2023 (Fri) - 5-7pm
    by 15 March 2023
    16 March 2023(Thur) 22 March 2023 (Wed) - 5-7pm
    by 18 March 2023
    20 March 2023 (Mon) 24 March 2023 - 5-7pm
    by 25 March 2023
    27 March 2023 (Mon) 31 March 2023 - 5-7pm
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)
    Please arrange collection at least 3 days prior to appointment date

    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
    Office DropBox (24/7)
    You may drop your documents at our letterbox just outside our office anytime and
    We will review and process your documents soonest within the day.
    Rest assure we will contact you on missing documents and you may follow up via email or watsapp.
    Payment via PayNow will be update once we have reviewed your documents

    In-Person office drop-off
    We understand that many prefer in-person drop off.
    But we may or may not be in office all the time, due to embassy runs ourself.
    However, we will definitely be in office for last minute drop-off from 11am-5pm 1 day prior to submission date
    or
    on Return Date 5-7pm.
    Opening Hours : Monday - Saturday - on appointment basis or as listed (excludes Public Holidays)
    Contact No : 6534 4740 or watsapp 9756 0887

    Please ensure that all requested documents as per Checklist 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