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Japan is an island nation which features dense cities, imperial palaces, mountainous national parks and a plethora of shrines and temples. Tokyo, which is the capital is a popular destination for skyscrapers, shopping, and pop culture. Other popular tourist sites in the country are Onsen – a hot spring resort which features mineral baths, ski resorts such as Niseko in Hokkaido, Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto and Himeji Castle. Shops in Japan are famous for having the latest fashion trends, kimono gowns, and electronics. Sumo-wrestling, Kabuki theater productions, and karaoke bars are the forms of entertainment which tourists can pass time with. Child tourists in the country look forward to visiting Tokyo Tower which is considered Tokyo Disneyland.
 
The 21 World Heritage Sites make Japan one of the most visited countries in the world. Since 2011, the number of foreigners visiting the country has steadily been on the rise, a total number of 28.69 million foreigners visited Japan in 2017. The Japanese government hopes to receive 40 million foreign tourists every year by 2020.
 
Foreigners should desist from engaging in drug-related crimes as there are sophisticated methods of detecting drugs in Japan. Huge fines and lengthy sentences are handed out to anyone caught in the act.

Basic Travel Requirements for s visiting Japan

  • A duly completed Japanese visa application form.
  • A valid and properly signed national passport with at least one blank page.
  • One 45mmx45mm passport-sized photo.
  • A document which states your purpose of visit. 
  • A document showing the applicant's legal status e.g. National I.D. card.
  • A proof of family ties such as a birth or marriage certificate.
  • A proof of financial stability for the duration of stay in the country.  
  • A proof of confirmed accommodation provision in Japan.
  • A detailed flight itinerary of the trip for the duration of stay.
  • A proof of confirmed repatriation after intended stay in the country. 
  • Documents must be written in either Japanese or English.
  • Birth and marriage certificate to prove legal status. 
  • A guarantee letter written by sponsor of your trip stating he/she is financially responsible. a

Types of Japan Visa

Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Tourist Visa 5 days 9 days
Business Visa 2 to 5 days 90 days
Work Visa 5 days 3 years
Student Visa 5 days to 15 days more than 90 days

Places in Visas of Japan Fees

Visa Type Sub Type Visa Fees
Tourist Visa 3000.00 (JPY)
Business Visa 3000.00 (JPY)
Work Visa 3000.00 (JPY)
Student Visa 3000.00 (JPY)

FAQs about Places in Visas of Japan

What are the best hotels in Japan ?

The Tokyo metropolis is blessed with some top-notch luxury properties, and one thing they all have in common is impeccable service. Palace Hotel Tokyo, Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel, Conrad Tokyo are few of Tokyo's luxury hotels. 

What Japanese food can I try out ?

The Bento Box cuisine which comprises of a gourmet, seasonal bento box while riding the shinkansen is one the Japanese food to try out. The Bonito flakes is a meal served with tofu and takoyaki. While Gyoza is Japanese  typical Chinese-style dumplings . 

What is the capital of Japan ?

Tokyo is the capital city of Japan.  It is a busy city housing ultramodern and the traditional, from neon-lit skyscrapers to historic temples.

What is the average salary in Japan ?

The average salary in Tokyo is around 325,000 yen per month (net salary)

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Tourist Visa from Vietnam to Japan
Tourist Visa from Vietnam to Japan

Tourist Visa from Vietnam to Japan

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This visa is issued to applicants who intend to visit Japan for leisure and tourism. These visas are known as  Short-stay visa.  The tourist visa can be applied for a single-entry basis.  Tourists can also apply for a double-entry visa, which allows applicants to enter Japan twice for two short trips within 6 month period.  Multiple entry are valid for a period of one year to five years, depending on the visitor's nationality.   The short-stay visa allows tourist to do activities such as sightseeing, visiting friends, or attending conferences or courses. Applicants are expected to fill the  form  with a black pen.  An original passport valid for at least 6 months from the date of entry is required. Those applying  for this type of visa are to provide bank statement from the previous six months to prove their financial stability. Married applicants  are to submit their marriage certificate issued within the last year.  You are expected to submit your birth certificate during the visa application processing.   Those who intend to visit Japan are to have at least $5000 or its equivalent in their country's currency. A detailed record of your trip should be submitted along with all other documents.   Holders of this type of visa cannot take up paid employment or job in Japan. Applicants are to provide a copy of their return trip ticket to prove their intention of returning to their home country. You are expected to pay a fee before you can obtain your Japan tourist visa. These fees vary depending on whether you are applying for a single entry visa, as well as your nationality.  Applicants are to submit their tax return statements. If you are applying without a sponsor, a copy of your certificate of Employment must be submitted.  You are to also provide a schedule and travel plans for the trip.  Visitors are to receive a stamp in their passport to be able to obtain Japan Rail pass which comes in handy for train rides while in Japan. 

Business Visa from Vietnam to Japan
Business Visa from Vietnam to Japan

Business Visa from Vietnam to Japan

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Foreign business travelers are eligible for this type of visa, it allows them to perform any business activites in Japan.    The duration of stay of a business visa is up 90 days which can be issued for either a single or double-entry visa.   Applicants are permitted to carry out or participate in include conferences, meetings, signing contracts, and market surveys. If  applicants have a host company inviting them, there should be a letter of invitation from the host company which state the applicant's contact details  and purpose of visit in Japan. There should also be a business letter from your company of employment in  Vietnam stating your purpose of visit to Japan.   A proof of your financial support either from the host or home company is required.  For both invited applicants and those going to Japan by themselves, an original bank statement dating back to 6 months should be provided to prove that the individuals would be catered for throughout the duration of stay in Japan.    Applicants are to submit an Income Tax certificate alongside other important documents during the visa processing.    A certificate of employment from a company in your residing country should be provided in the case where you don't have a sponsor or a host. Business owners applying a Japanese business visa are to provide a certificate of ownership of a business from their  home  country when they don't have a host sponsoring their visit.  Business travelers can also be issued multiple entry visas valid for unlimited entries within 1–5 years upon request.  All foreign nationals are required to provide fingerprints scans and to photographed at the port of entry. a

Work Visa from Vietnam to Japan
Work Visa from Vietnam to Japan

Work Visa from Vietnam to Japan

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The Japanese is meant for those who intend to work in Japan.  Work visas are also known as long-stay visa. The duration of stay sometimes  depends on what is stated in your employment contract.  Before a visa request is granted approval, the applicant must have gained employment in a Japanese company.    The work visa covers the kind of work that required high-level professional knowledge and skill and does not include labour work. The work visa has about  five categories; The engineers and specialists in humanities must have a degree in corresponding fields or 10 years of professional experience.  The Intra-company Transfer visa applies to expats of foreign companies or the subsidiary companies of Japanese firms located overseas who have worked more than one year in the said office. The skilled labour visa applies to workers in field of cooking, architecture or civil engineering, instructing sports, training animals. It's mandatory to have at least three years of professional experience in that field.  The Business manager visa is for those who wish to start a business or invest in Japan. Or managing businesses on behalf of investors. While highly skilled professional visa applies to applicants who are likely to contribute to the Japanese economy.  The applicant must have a  Certificate of Eligibility (COE).  The COE is issued by the immigration bureau under the jurisdiction of the Japan Ministry of justice. A photocopy of the certificate is to be carried along with the original.  Work visas are valid for the period of 1-3 years.    A letter of employment and work contract is to presented at the embassy. A CV containing proof of previous work experience is to be submitted along with a contract letter. Applicants are to also get a residence and work permit immediately they gain entry into Japan. A Specified Skills visa has been newly introduced to foreigners coming to Japan for work. It has two sub-types:        The Specified Skills Visa No.1 allows foreigners to work in Japan for a period of 5 years and is immediately accessible for application        The Specified Skills Visa No.2 allows foreigners to work in Japan indefinitely. It is to be noted however that this visa is yet to be released for use. The work visa is renewable.  

Student Visa from Vietnam to Japan
Student Visa from Vietnam to Japan

Student Visa from Vietnam to Japan

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Foreign students from Vietnam need a Japanese student visa to study in any institutions.  Students are ected to get a Certificate of Eligibility (COE) issued by the Ministry of Justice from their institution or school of admission. An international passport valid for at least six months is required.   One passport-sized photo  taken on a plain white background within 3 months prior to  application period. The passport photo should not be identical with any other one.   A photocopy of the passport is to be brought along for the application. A copy of the applicant's last school leaving certificate or transcript is needed during the visa processing. Documents to prove that applicants are being financially sponsored are to be submitted.   Students  are expected to have a minimum of  ¥3,000,000 or the equivalent in dollars. The income statements of the sponsor along with bank statements and scholarship award letters are required.  If the applicant's sponsor is resident in Japan, he or she is expected to submit a proof of residency in Japan. A student visa lets you stay in Japan for as long as 4 years or to the duration of study.