Visa: Application with a Certificate of Eligibility


Please be aware that we will decline applications that have incomplete documentation.

Visa applicants who are spouse or children of Japanese nationals, are also required to submit the documents below.

Each applicant must submit the following documents:
  1. A valid passport with at least 2 facing blank pages
  2. One 45mm x 35mm size photograph taken within the last 6 months
  3. A completed and signed visa application form. Blank forms are available at Japanese Embassy Offices or you may use the downloadable Visa Application Form.
  4. A Certificate of Eligibility (What is a Certificate of Eligibility?) You may also contact the local Immigration Center for more information.
** Please do not staple the documents.

Processing Time

In the case of an application with a Certificate of Eligibility, it usually takes 3 - 5 business days to process an application.