Visa:Transit Visa

Nationals of countries with Visa Exemption Agreements with Japan are not required to have a Transit Visa.
A Transit Visa is issued for persons who stop over in Japan en route to another destination, with the period of stay not exceeding 15 days.

No business activity is allowed. Neither a change of visa status nor extension of stay is permitted.

The following documents must be submitted when applying for a Transit Visa:

  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.  Travel schedule or flight itinerary. This may be printed from the internet or be obtained from a travel agency. *Please Note: We are not responsible for tickets which are unusable due to delay or denial of visa
  5. A valid visa to the country of final destination (if applicable)
  6. A recent bank statement showing sufficent funds for expenses. Please note that screenshots will not be accepted. The bank statement should include the following:
  • The name of the account holder(s)
  • The average balance over the last 3 months
  • The current balance
  • Amount and date of last transaction
  • The bank's stamp
  • The name of the account holder(s)
  • A print out of transactions over the last 3 months
  • The bank's stamp
  1. Hotel confirmation (if staying overnight)

**Please do not staple the documents.