Online Payments of the Consular Fees
On March 27, 2023, electronic (online) application options for passports, certificates, and visas for entering Japan, as well as online payment options for fees for these consular services have been introduced in some domestic offices and Japanese overseas establishments. For more information on online applications and online payment options, please refer to the chart and links below.
Procedures for Online Applications and Online Payments of Consular Services
Links to detailed information on each procedure
- For detailed information on online payments by credit card, please visit the links below:
Manual for online payment by credit card
FAQ about online payment by credit card
- To watch videos explaining online payment procedures, please visit the links below:
Online payment of the consular fees: Japanese passports & certificates (English)
Online payment of the consular fees: Visas for entering Japan (English)
- The list of the consular fees available for online payments by credit cards (PDF)
(Note) Payment currency is Japanese Yen. Exchange fees may be charged for credit cards issued outside Japan.
- To apply online for a Japanese passport/certificate/visa, please visit the links below:
Online Application for Passports (Japanese)
Online Application for Certificates (Japanese)
The JAPAN eVISA system (electronic visa) (English)
Offices with online applications and online payments for consular services（As of Octorber 2, 2023）
|Japanese Overseas Establishments||Online Application
|Online application and fee payment for a short-term visa with a tourism purpose (single-entry) are available at 45 Japanese overseas establishments in the following 11 countries/region.
Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Mongolia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America
(Note) In addition to the countries/region above, for nationals of China residing in China, application for a short-term visa with a tourism purpose (single-entry) is made online through the travel agencies accredited by the Japanese overseas establishment. Electronic visa is issued to the applicant.