Japan Visas

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From tranquil temples nestled amidst serene landscapes to bustling metropolises pulsating with energy, Japan offers a captivating tapestry of experiences waiting to be explored. Immerse yourself in a culture that seamlessly blends centuries-old customs with modern wonders, making Japan an irresistible destination for travellers seeking both the timeless and the contemporary.

Our Comprehensive Visa Services:
  • Tourist Visas: Whether you’re drawn to the serenity of temples, the bustle of markets, or the natural beauty of Japan, our team can assist you in obtaining the perfect tourist visa for your travel plans.
  • Business Visas: For professionals seeking to attend conferences, and meetings, or explore business opportunities in Japan, our experts will guide you through securing the necessary business visa.
  • Student Visas: Embarking on an educational journey in Japan? Our student visa service ensures a smooth transition, allowing you to immerse yourself in learning and exploration.
  • Work Visas: Pursuing a career in Japan? Our work visa service is designed to support your aspirations, making the process of working in Japan efficient and straightforward.

application process and requirements

Common requirements that South Africans typically need to fulfill:
  • Passport: A valid passport with at least six months validity beyond the intended departure date from Japan.
  • Visa Application Form: Completed and signed visa application form.
  • Passport Photos: Recent passport-sized photographs that adhere to the specifications.
  • Proof of Travel: Documents indicating the purpose of travel, such as flight itineraries, hotel reservations, or tour bookings.
  • Financial Proof: Evidence of sufficient funds to cover the expenses during the stay in Japan, such as bank statements, pay slips, or sponsorship letters.
  • Invitation or Letter of Acceptance: Depending on the visa type, you might need an invitation letter from a host in Japan.
  • Travel Itinerary: Detailed travel plans outlining the places you intend to visit, activities you plan to engage in, and the duration of your stay.
  • Health Insurance: Proof of travel health insurance that covers medical expenses during your stay in Japan.
  • Criminal Record Check: Some visa types might require a criminal record check or police clearance certificate to demonstrate good character.
  • Other Supporting Documents: Additional documents might be needed based on the specific visa category.
The Japan Visa Process:
  • Select Visa Type: Determine the type of visa that aligns with your purpose of travel to Japan.
  • Gather Required Documents: Collect all necessary documents based on the requirements for your chosen visa category.
  • Complete Visa Application Form: Fill out the visa application form accurately and thoroughly.
  • Submit Application: Submit your completed visa application form and supporting documents.
  • Pay Visa Fee: Pay the applicable visa fee. Retain the payment receipt for reference.
  • Biometric Data Submission: Depending on the visa type, you might need to submit biometric data like fingerprints or photographs.
  • Attend Interview (if required): Certain visa types, such as work visas, might require attending an interview.
  • Wait for Processing: Processing times vary based on the visa type and individual circumstances.
  • Collect Visa: Once approved, you’ll be notified to collect your visa.
  • Travel to Japan: With the approved visa, you can travel to Japan within the specified dates and for the intended purpose mentioned in your application.

turnaround time

How long will I have to wait to receive my visa?

The average turnaround time to obtain a Japan visa can vary depending on several factors, including the type of visa you are applying for, the specific embassy or consulate you are applying through, and the volume of visa applications being processed at the time.

As a general guideline, processing times for Japan visas can range from around 5 to 15 working days. However, it is important to note that this is an estimate and actual processing times can be shorter or longer based on the aforementioned factors.

Start Your Japanese Adventure Today!

Your journey to Japan starts with the right visa, and Police Clear is here to guide you every step of the way. Let us be your trusted partner in turning your dreams of experiencing Japan into a reality. Contact us today to begin your journey with confidence.

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