consulate in New York has jurisdictions over the following states:
New York, Connecticut (Fairfield County only), Delaware, Pennsylvania,
Maryland, New Jersey, Wes Virginia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands.
U.S. citizens and citizens of other countries which have a reciprocal
visa exemption arrangement with Japan may be eligible to visit Japan
without a visa for a short-term stay for the activities allowed
to Temporary Visitors. For more information about reciprocal visa
exemption arrangements, please check with us.
country is NOT listed in the reciprocal visa exemption then
you WILL require a visa to enter Japan.
a Japan visa are:
- Submit 2(two)
completed and signed Application
- 1 (one) passport
sized photo for each applications. (Note: Glue Only)
- Your passport
must be valid for at least six months and have a blank page.
If you submit a PERMIT TO REENTER THE UNITED STATES or a REFUGEE
TRAVEL DOCUMENT issued by the U.S. government, it must have
a validity date at least six months beyond the date of visa
- Green Card or
valid I-94 and U.S. resident visa to re-enter the United States
(F or J visa holder must show an I-20 or DS-2019(formerly IAP-66)
with the valid signature of an appropriate official in order
for re-entry). If you will be entering a third country after
leaving Japan, you must show a valid visa to enter that country
(or a national passport of that country).
- Actual ticket
(original plus copy of all pages), or a record of the reservation
with flight itinerary printed on official stationary of the
airline company or a reliable travel agency, showing travel
to and from Japan, including dates and flight numbers (a fax,
e-mail, or page printed from a website will not be accepted:
we may be able to accept a page printed from a website if the
page can be used directly at the airline counter as an e-ticket.)
- If traveling for
BUSINESS, a letter signed by an executive officer of
the applicant's firm, stating:
a) the nature of the applicant's business in Japan in detail
b) the name, address and phone number of a Japanese business
addition to 6.a and 6.b, material such as copies of the company's
registration, annual report, booklets, and brochures, which
outline the history and activities of the company will be
required if the company is not known by this Consulate General
of Japan in New York. In this case, a letter of invitation
from the hosting company in Japan may be needed as well as
copies of its registration, annual report, booklets and brochures.
going to attend a CONFERENCE, conference brochures
plus a paid registration form or invitation will be required.
In addition, a letter giving the circumstances of the trip
as in 6.a and 6.b from the visa applicant's home institution
or company will be required.
going for TOURISM, or to VISIT FRIENDS or RELATIVES,
proof is required that the applicant has financial resources
to stay in Japan for the given period. This may include (but
is not limited to):
3 most recent monthly bank statements (complete originals
plus copies of all pages)
b) most recent federal tax return (taxpayer's copy plus additional
c) a letter from the applicant's employer, directed to this
Consulate, noting salary, length of
employment, position, and dates of vacation (for the owner
of a small business, please
submit business license or certificate and annual report)
d) a detailed day by day itinerary of stay in Japan
e) The applicant's resume or C.V.
- In addition to
the documents listed in 8.a - 8.e, to visit friends or relatives,
materials such as an invitation letter and a guarantee letter,
the guarantor's employment certificate (for a business owner,
we need the business license certificate and corporate registration)
, tax report and certificate resident (juminhyo) may be required
for many cases. Plus, for non-Japanese friends or relatives,
a copy of his/her Alien Registration Certificate and a copy
of his/her passport will be required.
- Letter of Authorization
from us (Check with us for that).
You can print
out the sample forms by clicking below:
are as follows: Single Entry Visa (USD34); Multiple Entry
Visa (when possible (USD67). Additional fees for India is $9.00
& Iran is $56.00.
A Visa fee is not required from citizens of USA, Bangladesh,
Canada, The Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan and The Philippines
& some other countries. Consulate only accept Cash.
Documents should be Copied & send in together with the Originals.
Letter of Authorization form, Passport Order
form, payment method & pricing call
or office or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.