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Apply for
VISA to Japan
In
Thailand
Documents Required
Please click to download the required documents and checklist as per your purpose of travel:

For Thai Nationals
1. Sightseeing or Visiting Friends Required Documents Checklist
2. Visiting Relatives Checklist
3. Business - Single Entry Required Documents Checklist
4. Business - Multiple Entry Required Documents Checklist
5. Multiple Entry Visa for Distinguished Persons Required Documents Checklist
6. Transit Required Documents Checklist
7. Former Japanese National Required Documents Checklist
8. Spouse of Japanese National applying
for Short-Term Visa
Required Documents Checklist
9. Long Term Stay with Certificate of Eligibility Required Documents Checklist
10. Entertainer and Skilled Labor with Certificate of Eligibility Required Documents Checklist
11. Entertainer without Certificate of Eligibility Required Documents Checklist
12. Spouse of Japanese National applying for Long-Term Visa Required Documents Checklist
13. Training by JICA or HIDA without Certificate of Eligibility Required Documents  
Multiple Entry Visa for Sightseeing, Visiting Relatives and Other Purposes (For Thai Nationals only) Required Documents Reason Letter (Reference)

For Non-Thai Nationals
*Please read [General information for Non-Thai Nationals] carefully before preparing your application
[General Information for Non-Thai Nationals]
1. Sightseeing or Visiting Friends Required Documents
2. Visiting relatives
3. Business Required Documents
4. Multiple-Short Term on business (for nationals of the Asia-Pacific region) Required Documents
5. Multiple-distinguished person business (for nationals of the Asia-Pacific region) Required Documents
6. Transit Required Documents
7. Long term stay or working visa with COE Required Documents
8. Multiple-Visiting Spouse or Parent who has Working visa in Japan Required Documents

China, Russia or NIS, Countries, Philippines Nationals Please ask for required Document to The Japan Embassy in Thailand or Japan Visa Application Centre.

[The Japan Embassy in Thailand]
Tel: 02-207-8503 / 02-696-3003
Telephone inquiries: Mon - Fri 08:30-12:00, 13:30-16:30
[Japan Visa Application Centre]
Tel: 02-251-5197 / 02-251-5198
Telephone inquiries: Mon - Fri 08:30-18:00

VISA APPLYING
PROCESS


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.