Japan Tourist Visa Easy Guide

applying for a japan tourist visa 2016

Konichiwa! I know we, Filipinos might not have the most powerful passports in the world. But please don’t let this stop you from fulfilling your travel bucket list. Don’t let visa restrictions intimidate you! It’s not as hard as you think. Specially for Japan – It’s time to fulfill those Kawaii dreams

Here’s a quick guide for first time applicants.

applying for a japan tourist visa 2016

Keep in mind:

-Valid Passport must have at least 6 months validity
-Click here to download application form http://www.ph.emb-japan.go.jp/files/000163096.pdf
-Use this guide as you fill up http://www.ph.emb-japan.go.jp/files/000163097.pdf
-all requirements must be recent and original! Should be at least 6 months from the date of claiming
-here’s the format for your itinerary http://www.ph.emb-japan.go.jp/files/000163103.doc
-What are accredited agencies? http://www.ph.emb-japan.go.jp/visiting/visa%20application%20through%20agency.htm

And remember, complete requirements is the first step in getting approved! Not how much you have in your bank account. As long as you show sufficient funds to support your stay you should be fine.  Still the decision lies in the embassy.

Want more of Japan? Apply for a multiple-entry visa! Watch out for another guide coming up only here at HeyJaey.

I wish you luck and Nihon e youkoso in advance!

Jaey x

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Disclaimer: Use this guide at your own risk. Information such as requirements, fees, processing time are subject to change without prior notice. This post is not sponsored and is based on a hundred percent “heyjaey” hands on experience and personal views. We may or may not be always on the same page but hey thanks for dropping by anyway! Feel free to drop in some comments/suggestions.

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I have been blogging for 11 years and have seen the ups and downs of internet marketing. I love blogging about travel and comfort food while I work full time as a Digital Marketing Manager for an IT Company. On my free time I play the piano and love to do online window shopping. I am obsessed too with city lights at night.

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