JAPAN VISA  

Documents required (to be submitted at time of application)

Service fee:  SGD50.00 per applicant

ITEM DOCUMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED BY APPLICANT DOCUMENT
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1 PASSPORT (Original)
A valid passport with at least 2 blank (visa) pages remaining. (1 page for visa sticker, another page for the landing permission stamp.
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2 VISA APPLICATION FORM & 1 PASSPORT-SIZE PHOTO (Original)
Please download, print and complete the application form. 1 RECENT coloured passport-sized photo of a light-coloured background (taken within 6 months) to be affixed to application form.


3 CERTIFICATION OF EMPLOYMENT / STUDENT REGISTRATION (Original)
A foreigner currently working in Singapore must produce a certification of employment from the employer. Employment contracts should not be submitted unless the foreigner is in the midst of switching jobs.

If the foreigner is a student (including Permanent Residents and Dependent Pass holders) currently studying in Singapore, a certification of student registration from the educational institution is required.

For applicants who are self-employed and have a registered business in Singapore, please provide a photocopy of the Business Registration Profile from ACRA (Note: This is NOT the Business Registration Certificate) together with the applicant's updated savings bank passbook(s) or statements showing the latest 1-month banking transactions. Internet-banking statements may be accepted on the condition that the account holder's name and account number are reflected on the same page. Otherwise, an official bank document carrying the account holder's name and account number must be submitted as proof of account ownership. Company/corporate accounts, insurance policies, investment accounts and accounts with credit facilities are not accepted.

Foreigners who are neither employed nor studying need not produce a Certificate of Employment or Student Registration.
4 FLIGHT ITINERARY (Photocopy)
A flight reservation slip issued by a travel operator/airline showing a round-trip departing from and terminating in Singapore or an e-Ticket if flight reservation was made online. In the case of airline staff travelling on staff ticket without a confirmed flight itinerary at the time of application, please submit a photocopy of the airline employee pass in place of the itinerary.
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5 UPDATED BANK PASSBOOK or BANK STATEMENTS (Photocopy)
A foreigner entering Japan for NON-OFFICIAL reasons (e.g. sightseeing) must submit their bank passbook(s) or bank statements of PERSONAL savings accounts showing the latest 1-month's banking transactions. Internet-banking statements may be accepted on the condition that the account holder's name and account number are reflected on the same page. Otherwise, an official bank document carrying the account holder's name and account number must be submitted as proof of account ownership. Company/corporate accounts, insurance policies, investment accounts and accounts with credit facilities are not accepted.

Note: With effect from 1 April 2008, Singapore PRs are exempted from submitting personal bank statements if they can produce a valid Certification of Employment. However, the Embassy reserves the rights to request for it and other additional documents such as salary slips whenever it deems necessary.
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6 IDENTITY CARD (Photocopy)
Photocopy of ONE OF THESE Singapore long-term identity passes: Singapore Permanent Resident blue I.C. (PR), Employment Pass (EP), Work Permit (WP), Dependent Pass (DP), Student Pass (STP) or Long-Term Social Visit Pass (SVP). Permanent Residents below 15 years of age not in possession of a P.R. identity card may submit a photocopy of the re-entry permit form or passport page carrying the re-entry permit stamp instead.
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7 ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS (Photocopy)
If an applicant planning to sightsee has a financial sponsor responsible for his/her maintenance in Japan, the following additional documents must be submitted:
  1. LETTER OF SPONSORSHIP
    A letter of sponsorship from the financial sponsor.

  2. PROOF OF RELATIONSHIP (Photocopy)
    Documents such as Certificate of Marriage and Cerificate of Birth are required to be submitted if the sponsor is an immediate family member of the applicant.

  3. OTHER REQUIREMENTS OF SPONSOR
    Sponsors should submit their personal bank statement or updated bank passbook showing the latest 1-month's banking transactions, together with photocopies of passport and Singapore I.D (i.e. Permanent Resident I.C., Employment Pass, Work Permit, SV Pass or Dependent Pass).

 

 

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