Invite family or friend as a temporary visitor



What is temporary visitor visa?

Temporary visitor visa is a type of visa which is issued to a person visiting family or friends or going to a business trip. Basically,  the applicant has to apply to Japanese embassy or consulate to obtain this visa, however some countries and regions such as United States, Hon Kong,  are exempt from visa application.


Examples of the countries whose nationals must apply

Russia, Ukraine, China, Philippines, India、Brazil, Peru, etc


Standard for screening

Standard of screening is not disclosed.


How to apply

The applicant has to submit application to  Japanese embassy or consulate in one’s country. The applicant can apply for visa by him/herself, although  it is desirable that the applicant has one’s inviter in Japan. The inviter must be Japanese or person with  proper visa of Japan. The applicant has to prove that he/she has enough money to travel Japan.

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