Japan
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Our Services Fees
Regular $70.00
Rush $99.00
Emergency $159.00
Student Visa Service Fees
Student Regular $70.00
Student Rush and Emergency $160.00
Work Visa Service Fees
Work Regular $84.00
Work Rush and Emergency $168.00
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Japan Visa Instructions
Visa Application Requirements for US citizens
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Email Requirements
A business visa is not required for business meetings, commerce or conferences for a stay of up to 90 days. Traveler must be in possession of a passport valid for 6 months beyond stay and a round-trip airline ticket.
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Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, and with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s).
2
Proof Of Departure:
Confirmed round-trip airline ticket.
3
Special Instructions:
Effective November 20, 2007, all foreign nationals entering Japan, with limited exemptions, have their two index fingers scanned and a digital photograph taken at a port of entry of Japan.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Japan

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

Japan Visa Instructions
Visa Application Requirements for US citizens
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Email Requirements
A tourist visa is not required to visit Japan for up to 90 days. Traveler must be in possession of a passport valid for 6 months beyond stay and a round-trip airline ticket.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, and with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s).
2
Proof Of Departure:
Confirmed round-trip airline ticket.
3
Special Instructions:
Effective November 20, 2007, all foreign nationals entering Japan, with limited exemptions, have their two index fingers scanned and a digital photograph taken at a port of entry of Japan.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Japan

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

Japan Visa Instructions
Visa Application Requirements for US citizens
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Email Requirements
A visa is not required to transit through this destination. Traveler must be in possession of a passport valid for 6 months beyond stay and an onward airline ticket.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, and with at least one blank visa page available for stamp(s).
2
Proof Of Departure:
Confirmed onward airline ticket.
3
Other Requirements:
Valid onward destination visas (if applicable).
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Japan

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

Japan Visa Instructions
Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Saturday, September 20, 2014
Email Requirements
A valid passport and visa are required for employment in Japan.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s). Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for visa stamps.
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Japanese Visa Application Form:
One signed Japan visa application form plus one copy.
Improperly completed Japan visa application forms may delay the processing of your Japan visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
One recent 2 x 2 passport type photograph, in color, front view and with a plain/white background.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Other Forms:
In Atlanta and Boston jurisdiction, please sign and print and include this Letter of Authorization for our company to submit the visa application.
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Official Invitation from Japan:
Original and one photocopy of the "Certificate of Eligibility" from the Ministry of Justice in Japan obtained by the Japanese sponsor.
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Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Japanese Visa Processing Time:
Applications submitted with the Certificate of Eligibility are generally processed in 4 business days. Rush service may be available for additional fees. Please visit our Consular Fees page for details.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Japan

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Japan Visa Instructions
Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Saturday, September 20, 2014
Email Requirements
A valid passport and visa are required to travel to this destination.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, and with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s).
2
Japanese Visa Application Form:
One signed Japan visa application form plus one copy.
Improperly completed Japan visa application forms may delay the processing of your Japan visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
One recent 2 x 2 passport type photograph(s), in color, front view and with a plain/white background.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Other Forms:
Official Letter of Support from the US Department of State.
5
Special Instructions:
Effective November 20, 2007, all foreign nationals entering Japan, with limited exemptions, have their two index fingers scanned and a digital photograph taken at a port of entry of Japan.
6
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Japanese Visa Processing Time:
Japan visas are usually processed in 4 business days. Rush or Emergency visa service may be available for additional fees. Please visit our “Japan Consular Fees and Visa Processing Options” link for details.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Japan

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Japan Visa Application Procedures

  1. Review instructions based on the purpose of journey to Japan
  2. Complete, print and sign all visa application forms, including Travisa's Global Service Order Form
  3. Send all of the visa application requirements listed above to Travisa.

    Japan Visa Applications can be processed in the following location(s):
Residents of these states:
Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia
Send documents to:
Travisa - Atlanta
3475 Lenox Road, Suite 465
Atlanta, GA 30326
Tel: (404) 465-3575
Residents of these states:
Connecticut (except Fairfield County, which is under the jurisdiction of New York), Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont
Send documents to:
Travisa - Boston
15 Court Square, Suite 650
Boston, MA 02108
Tel: (617) 807-0931
Residents of these states:
Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
Send documents to:
Travisa - Chicago
120 S. State Street, Unit 3
Chicago, IL 60603
Tel: (312) 332-1161
Tel: (800) 766-0608
Residents of these states:
Oklahoma and Texas.
Send documents to:
Travisa - Houston
2700 Post Oak Blvd, Ste 1430
Houston, TX 77056
Tel: (713) 961-3500
Residents of these states:
Arizona and Southern California (counties of Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, Imperial, Riverside, San Bernadino, Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo.)
Send documents to:
Travisa - Los Angeles
6222 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 210
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Tel: (323) 932-7300
Residents of these states:
Florida
Send documents to:
Travisa - Miami
2332 Galiano Street, 2nd Floor
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Tel: (754) 206-0454
Residents of these states:
Connecticut (Fairfield County only), Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, West Virginia, and U.S. Virgin Islands.
Send documents to:
Travisa - New York
290 5th Avenue, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Tel: (212) 613-2223
Residents of these states:
Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC.
Send documents to:
Travisa - Washington, DC
1731 21st. St. NW
Washington, DC 20009
Tel: (202) 463-6166
Residents of these states:
Alaska, Arkansas, California (Northern Counties), Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Oregon, Tennessee, Utah, Washington and Wyoming
Send documents to:

Please contact the nearest embassy or consulate directly.