Consular Services

June 17, 2024

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.

  • From February 1,2024, an eVISA (electronic visa) for a Short-term stay with a tourism purpose (single-entry) can be applied online and the fee can be paid online at Japanese overseas establishments in Australia in addition to Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and United States of America.

Procedures for Online Applications and Online Payments of Consular Services

(Procedure flow image) Passport/certificate/visa online application, examination, credit card information registration (online), passport/certificate issue at counter, e-visa online issue, credit card payment completed at the time of issuance.

Links to detailed information on each procedure

(Note) Payment currency is Japanese Yen. Exchange fees may be charged for credit cards issued outside Japan.

 

Offices with online applications and online payments for consular services (As of April 1, 2024)

Visa

Japanese Overseas Establishments Online Application
Online Payment
Online application and fee payment for a short-term visa with a tourism purpose (single-entry) are available at 50 Japanese overseas establishments in the following 11 countries/region.
Australia, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America
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