The Embassy of Japan in India is pleased to announce the opening of their Japan Visa Application Centre operated by VFS Global in New Delhi with effect from 2 April 2012. The site provides information on procedures applicable to visa applicants who wish to apply for a Visa to Japan.
VFS Global provides applicant with option to lodge Japan Visa Applications at nine locations
including Visa Application Centre in New Delhi, Drop-off offices in Chandigarh & Jalandhar and Collection Centre at Agra, Amritsar, Dehradun, Ludhiana, Jaipur and Guwahati.
The Embassy of Japan will continue to accept applications from Diplomatic and Official passport holders.
Visa waiver Arrangement:
Japan has a visa waiver arrangement with some countries and regions. Nationals of these countries and regions may not require a visa to enter Japan if the purpose of their visit is for business, conference, tourism, visiting relatives or friends, etc. However, if Nationals of these countries or regions engage in paid services in Japan or the period of stay exceeds the period stipulated in the arrangement, visa must be obtained before traveling to Japan. Please click here
to learn more about the visa waiver arrangement.
For Prospective Applicants
Applicants who wish to apply for a visa are requested to kindly read the information on this site carefully. The guidelines listed on this site are to help you prepare your documents as accurately as possible. This will reduce the risks of your application being incomplete or take a longer time to being processed.
Under normal circumstances, the visa applications will take a minimum of 3 working days to process including the date of submission at Japan Visa Application Centre. This may vary for certain applications and it is at the sole discretion of the Embassy of Japan, New Delhi.