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VISA to Japan
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Please follow the below steps to apply for a Japan Visa:
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Step 1 : Obtain required information:
Visit www.jp-vfsglobal-th.com
Contact the helpline number +66-(0)2-251-5197/5198
Email your query to info.jpth@vfshelpline.com
Visit Japan Visa Application Centre (JVAC) Enquiry counter
 
Step 2 : Take a photograph
Visit the website for exact specifications [Photo Specifications]
Photograph facility is available at the Japan Visa Application Centre at a nominal additional charge
 
Step 3 : Complete the Application Form, Questionnaire and Checklist
Application Forms and Questionnaire can be downloaded from the website [visa application form]
Each applicant must submit a completed Checklist only if you are submitting your application at an Intake Centre. Checklist can be downloaded from the website [Documents Required]
 
Step 4 : Prepare supporting documents
Visit the website [Documents Required] to know the required documents based on your purpose of travel.
Know your visa fee by visiting the website [visa fees] or contacting the helpline number +66-(0)2-251-5197/5198
Each applicant must pay the applicable Visa Fee and Service Charge. You must pay the fees in cash only while submitting your application.
 
Step 5 : Submit your Application At JVAC in Bangkok:
In principle, you should apply in person. However, if you meet one of the following criteria, you can ask an agent, family member, or messenger to apply on your behalf.
 
Those who are under 16 and above 60 years of age
Those who are physically disabled
Those who are traveling for business purposes
Those who have applied Visa and traveled to Japan within the last 5 years (Must present previous Visa attached in passport at the time of submission)
Those who are traveling as a part of group tour which is organized by one of the travel agencies registered with the Embassy.
Documents :
 
1. Passport (with more than 2 blank pages and with re-entry permit to Thailand. Please present your old passports, if any)
2. Completed Application Form and Questionnaire one per applicant
3. One photograph taken within the last 6 months (The photo must be 2 x 2 inches, black and white or color with plain background)
4. Supporting documents
5. Visa Fee and Service Charge in cash
6. Visa will not be granted if counterfeit or forged documents are submitted. However, the provision of satisfactory documents does not guarantee the issuance of a visa.
7. Japanese Embassy will keep all documents submitted to us. If certain original documents need to be returned, please inform the staff and submit photocopies.

For Customer visit to Japan Visa Application Centre
Read the [security regulation notice] before you visit the Visa application centre.

Visit the website page [CONTACT US] [PUBLIC HOLYDAY/CLOSURE] to know the address, office hours and holidays.
 
Step 6 : Track your application
Visit [Tarck your application] to track your application
Key in your Acknowledgment Number provided at time of submission of your application and Date of Birth if you have submitted your application at JVAC in Bangkok
Key in your Inward EMS Barcode Number provided at time of submission of your application and Date of Birth if you have submitted your application at an Intake Centre
If you have opted to receive your passport by courier or at a Thailand Post Office
Visit [Track your application] to track your application
When the message reads “Application handed over to Courier” visit www.thailandpost.com to track your passport on the Thailand Post website
Key in your Outward EMS Barcode Number to track your passport
 
Step 7 : Collect your Passport
1. Collect at Japan Visa Application Centre Bangkok
Please bring along the original Acknowledgement provided at time of submission of application
Full name of the passport(s) is reqired upon collection.
2. Collect at Intake Centre where you submitted your application
Please bring along the original Acknowledgement/Pay in slip provided at time of submission of application
If a representative or travel agent is collecting your Passport, please provide an authorization letter in addition to the original Acknowledgement / pay-in-slip
Thailand Post Office will hold the passport for 7 days after which, the passport will be returned to Japan Visa Application centre in Bangkok where it can be collected.
3. If you have opted to receive your passport by courier
Passport will be returned on presenting the Original Acknowledgement / pay-in-slip
Thailand Post will make 2 attempts to deliver your passport at the given address. After which, the passport will be returned to Japan Visa Application centre in Bangkok where it can be collected.
VISA APPLYING
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Step 1
Obtain required information:
Visit www.jp-vfsglobal-th.com
Contact the helpline number +66 (0)2 6321541
Email your query to
info.jpth@vfshelpline.com
Visit Japan Visa Application Centre Enquiry counter
 
Step 2
Take a photograph
Visit the website for exact specifications [Photo Specifications]
Photograph facility is available at the Japan Visa Application Centre at a nominal additional charge
 
Step 3
Complete the Application Form and Questionnaire
Application Forms and Questionnaire can be downloaded from the website [visa application form]
Each applicant must submit a completed Checklist only if you are submitting your application at an Intake Centre. Checklist can be downloaded from the website [Documents Required]
 
Step 4
Prepare supporting documents
Visit the website [Documents Required] to know the required documents based on your purpose of travel.
Know your visa fee by visiting the website [visa fees] or contacting the helpline number +66-(0)2-251-5197/5198
Each applicant must pay the applicable Visa Fee and Service Charge. You must pay the fees in cash only while submitting your application.
 
Step 5
Submit your Application at the Japan Visa Application Centre
Read the security regulation notice http://www.jp-vfsglobal-th.com/securityregulations.html before you visit the Visa application centre
Visit the website http://www.jp-vfsglobal-th.com/contactus.html; http://www.jp-vfsglobal-th.com/publicholidayclosure.html to know the address, office hours and holidays.
Applications can be submitted through a representative or travel agents
Bring along the below documents while submitting your application:
Application Form and Questionnaire
One photograph
Visa Fee and Service Charge in cash
Supporting documents
Select your option to receive your passport
Collect your Passport from the Japan Visa Application Centre
Collect your Passport from a Thailand Post Office located close to your residence or office address by paying a nominal additional fee of THB 125 inclusive VAT
Receive passport by courier to your residence or office address by paying a nominal additional fee of THB 125 inclusive VAT
 
Step 6
Track your application
Visit [Tarck your application] to track your application
Key in your Acknowledgment Number provided at time of submission of your application and Date of Birth
If you have opted to receive your passport by courier
Visit [Track your application] l to track your application
When the message reads “Application handed over to Courier” visit www.thailandpost.com to track your passport on the Thailand Post website
Key in your Thailand Post Barcode Number to track your passport
 
Step 7
Collection of Passport
Visit the Japan Visa Application Centre
Bring along the original Acknowledgement provided at time of submission of application
If a representative or travel agent is collecting your Passport, please provide an authorisation letter in addition to the original Acknowledgement
If you have opted to receive your passport by courier
Passport will be returned on presenting the Original Acknowledgement
Thailand Post will make 2 attempts to deliver your passport at the given address. After which, the passport will be returned to Japan Visa Application centre in Bangkok where it can be collected.