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Facts about Japan

Japan is an island nation which features dense cities, imperial palaces, mountainous national parks and a plethora of shrines and temples. Tokyo, which is the capital is a popular destination for skyscrapers, shopping, and pop culture. Other popular tourist sites in the country are Onsen – a hot spring resort which features mineral baths, ski resorts such as Niseko in Hokkaido, Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto and Himeji Castle. Shops in Japan are famous for having the latest fashion trends, kimono gowns, and electronics. Sumo-wrestling, Kabuki theater productions, and karaoke bars are the forms of entertainment which tourists can pass time with. Child tourists in the country look forward to visiting Tokyo Tower which is considered Tokyo Disneyland.
 
The 21 World Heritage Sites make Japan one of the most visited countries in the world. Since 2011, the number of foreigners visiting the country has steadily been on the rise, a total number of 28.69 million foreigners visited Japan in 2017. The Japanese government hopes to receive 40 million foreign tourists every year by 2020.
 
Foreigners should desist from engaging in drug-related crimes as there are sophisticated methods of detecting drugs in Japan. Huge fines and lengthy sentences are handed out to anyone caught in the act.

Basic Travel Requirements for Filipinos visiting Japan

  • A Philippine passport with a validity of 6 months and with at least two blank pages for entry and exit visa stamps.
  • A duly accomplished Japanese visa form
  • Birth certificate from PSA issued within one year
  • Marriage certificate from PSA issued within one year.
  • If you have a guarantor/ sponsor, a guarantee letter, proof of relationship with the guarantor, the bank certificate and income tax return of the guarantor is required.
  • Determine the type of visa that you need
  • Two colored recent photographs  (45 mm x 45 mm) with a white background. 
  • Prepare the Japan visa requirement and pay the processing fee
  • Medical insurance is required
  • A proof of funds to support the daily expenses during your stay. 
  • All visa fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • All visa collection time is from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (Mondays - Fridays except holidays).

Types of Japan Visa

Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Tourist Visa 2 - 5 business days 90 days
Business Visa 2 - 5 business days 90 days
Transit Visa 5 business days 3 months
Student Visa 6 months 4 years and 3 months

Visas of Japan Fees

Visa Type Sub Type Visa Fees
Tourist Visa 3000.00 (JPY)
Business Visa 6000.00 (JPY)
Transit Visa 700.00 (JPY)
Student Visa 3000.00 (JPY)

FAQs about Visas of Japan

What is Japan famous for ?

Japan is known worldwide for its traditional arts, including tea ceremonies, calligraphy and flower arranging. The country has a legacy of distinctive gardens, sculpture, and poetry. Japan is home to more than a dozen UNESCO World Heritage sites and is the home of sushi, one of its most famous delicacies.

What language is mainly spoken in Japan ?

The most widely spoken language in Japan is Japanese, which is separated into numerous dialects with the Tokyo dialect considered as standard Japanese. In addition to the Japanese language, Ryukyuan languages are spoken in Okinawa and parts of Kagoshima in the Ryukyu Islands.

What religion is Japan ?

Shinto and Buddhism are Japan's two major religions. Shinto is as old as the Japanese culture, while Buddhism was imported from the mainland in the 6th century. Since then, the two religions have been co-existing relatively harmoniously and have even complemented each other to a certain degree.

Is Japan expensive ?

Japan has an image of being one of the most expensive countries in the world, and if you're staying in hotels, eating out, and traveling around a lot, it can be expensive. You can easily spend over $200 USD per day by traveling that way. Japan shouldn't cost you more than that per day if you don't splurge.

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Tourist Visa from Philippines to Japan

Hold a valid Philippine passport with at least 6 months.  A completed tourist visa application form. Provide a recent color passport photo and a certified copy of your birth certificate. If married, submit a marriage certificate, if issued within one year. You must have the intention to leave Japan at the end of your authorized stay. Proof of financial ability demonstrating you can support yourself financially during your stay in Japan. Provide a certificate of your financial situation for the previous 6 months issued by your bank. Submit the applicant’s tax return. Proof of medical insurance. Two blank pages on your passport for visa stamp. Provide a schedule and travel plans for the trip.

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Business Visa from Philippines to Japan

Business visa is issued to the Philippines traveling to Japan for business-related activities Proof of medical insurance. Proof of funds to support travel and day to day expenses during the stay in Japan. A duly accomplished business visa application form. A Philippine passport with a validity of 6 months. A statement or documentation detailing the purpose and duration of the visit. Proof of onward/return flight. All business visa fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. A business visa is valid for 90 days. Two colored recent photographs  (45 mm x 45 mm) with a white background. 

Category: Visas of Japan, Visa, Business visa

Transit Visa from Philippines to Japan

The transit visa is issued to the Philippines transiting through Japan to their destination countries. A Philippine passport with a validity of 6 months. Two colored recent photographs (45mm x 45 mm) with a white background. You are also required to have an onward ticket to your next destination country. All transit visa fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. A transit visa is valid for  3 months. Proof of state residency. A completed filled transit visa application form.

Category: Visas of Japan, Visa, Transit visa

Student Visa from Philippines to Japan

This visa is issued to the Philippine traveling to Japan to study in an academic institution. All the required documents must be submitted to the GaijinPot Student Coordinator by the application deadline. A completed student visa application form. Proof of health insurance. It takes 2 to 3 months for Immigration to approve a visa application and issue the Certificate of Eligibility. Eight identical passport photographs must show a clear and full front view of the student’s face from the bottom of the chin to the top of the hair against a plain background. Copy of the Photo/ID and Signature page of your passport. Proof that you have graduated from school. Usually, your diploma and official transcript are necessary. The Japanese Immigration Bureau requires all visa applicants to prove their ability to support themselves, including paying for tuition, living costs, school fees, and other expenses while in Japan. Letter of sponsorship if applicable. All documents must be in either Japanese or English language. 

Category: Visas of Japan, Visa, Student visa