Visiting Japan

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Location, Hours and Inquiries
Short-Term Stays

Work and Long-Term Stays

Processing Time and Fees

Types and Application
Visa Application Form
(common for each type, PDF)
Temporary Visitor's Visa
Transit Visa
Working Visa
General (Student) Visa
Specified Visa
Working-Holiday Visa
bullet Visa for Medical Stay
Japanese Passport Application/Renewal
Police Certificate
Visiting Japan FAQ

● Processing Time and Fees


Visas are normally processed within a week. (3-5 business days on average). We may refer your case to the governmental headquarters in Tokyo for approval. In this case, it can take up to three months to process.

Fees (CDN Dollars) (As of August 1st, 2017)
  Transit Single entry Multiple entry
Fee (by ordinance) $ 8.00 $36.00 $72.00
Indian Passport $ 1.00 $10.00 $10.00


For nationals of countries with Reciprocal Visa Agreements, the fee for issuing a visa may be waived.


Criteria of Visa Issuance


(C) Consulate General of Japan in Vancouver, 900-1177 West Hastings, Vancouver, BC V6E 2K9 Tel: (604) 684-5868. This page updated August 1, 2017 .