Japan e-Visa FAQ

What is the Japan e-Visa?

The Japan e-Visa is a single-entry visa that comes in an electronic form. This travel permit is obtainable entirely online after following a quick and simple application process. The Japan e-Visa allows its holders to stay in Japan for up to 30 days for all tourism-related purposes.

Is a visa needed to enter Japan?

Most foreign nationals do need a visa when traveling to Japan. Some countries are eligible for a regular visa obtained at an Embassy, while others may apply for the Japanese e-Visa online. Make sure to check the correct requirements and the list of eligible countries when planning your trip to Japan.

What documents are needed for the Japanese e-Visa?

The required documents for the Japanese e-Visa are more than elementary! All you need is your passport; just make sure that it will stay valid for at least 6 months from the planned date of your travel to Japan.

How do I get the Japanese e-Visa?

The good news is that you don’t have to visit a Japanese Embassy to get your e-Visa! All you have to do is grab your valid passport and complete the online application process. Use any working device with an internet connection and fill the application form with your data. Make sure all the provided details are correct and move on to the next step. Choose the online payment method you prefer and cover the fees of e-Visa issuing. Lastly, check your email inbox to find the approved electronic Japan visa!

How long is the processing time for the Japanese e-Visa?

The processing time for the Japanese e-Visa is 72 hours (3 business days) from submitting the e-Visa application form online. Only 3 business days stand between you and your online visa to enter Japan! The best way to avoid any delays or issues with e-Visa approval is by making sure the online form is filled with correct data and that no information is missing.

How will I receive the approved Japanese e-Visa?

The approved Japanese e-Visa will reach you via email. Make sure to provide an active email address when filling the form to get the approved document without any problems. Once you have the PDF file with your online visa, you can download it and travel to Japan for up to 30 days!

How can I use my Japanese e-Visa?

Once you have received the approved Japanese e-Visa, you can use it in a variety of ways. You can explore Japan and its tourist attractions and simply use the Japanese electronic travel permit as a tourist visa. The electronic visa enables entering Japan for up to one month and allows single entrance within the validity period.

Do children need an electronic Japan visa as well?

Yes! Children also need an electronic Japan visa obtained before entering the country. Luckily, you can get one without visiting an Embassy or Consulate. e-Visa applications for underage travelers must be submitted by their parents or legal guardians.

Can I enter Japan if some data on my e-Visa does not match my passport?

Foreign citizens cannot visit Japan if any data on their e-Visa does not match their passports. The details need to be correct if you want to cross the border with Japan. While filling the online form, always double-check for any mistakes or missing information.

What can I do if my Japanese e-Visa has not been approved?

If your Japanese e-Visa has not been approved, the first thing that should be done is to check the filled form for any errors and completion correctness. Next, check if your passport has the appropriate validity. If everything was correct, please contact our support team via email or phone to resolve any issues.