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visa fees
You must pay the applicable Visa fee and Service charge when submitting your application. The Visa fees are determined based on your Nationality and Type of Entry to Japan. Please refer to the table below to know your visa fees:

Effective as of 1 April 2021, VISA Fees will be revised as follows;

Nationality Single Entry Multiple Visa Transit Visa
Thailand and others 870 1,740 200
India 240 240 20

※Processing fee of 655 THB (including 7% VAT) paid to JVAC will be collected upon application

Exceptions for visa fees only:
Tourist traveling to Okinawa prefecture are exempted from paying visa fees by proving that their destination as Okinawa prefecture with their itinerary from the tour company. Tour leaders are not applicable for this exemption.
Students of ASEAN nationality and can prove that they are under graduate of Bachelor degree by submitting original certificate of enrollment are exempted from paying visa fees. If the certificate is not submitted, applicant will have to pay the visa fees. Certificate cannot be substituted by student registration card or copies of the certificate.
Certain country nationals are exempted from visa fee payment, kindly contact our helpline +66-(0)2-251-5197/5198 to know the countries exempted from the visa fee payment

Please Note:
Visa Fee is refunded only if the visa is not approved by the embassy.
Service charge will be levied on applicants exempted from paying visa fees.
Applicants submitting their application at JVAC in Bangkok may opt to receive their passport by courier to an office / residence address or collect the passport from a Thailand Post office. This optional courier return service can be availed at a nominal additional cost of 220 THB (inclusive of 7% VAT) per application.
All charges (Visa Fee, Service charges and other optional charges) are to be paid in cash only in Thai Baht


Step 1
Obtain required information:
Visit www.jp-vfsglobal-th.com
Contact the helpline number +66 (0)2 6321541
Email your query to
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 https://jp-vfsglobal-th.com/securityregulations.html before you visit the Visa application centre
Visit the website https://jp-vfsglobal-th.com/contactus.html; https://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 220inclusive VAT
Receive passport by courier to your residence or office address by paying a nominal additional fee of THB 220 inclusive VAT
Step 6
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.