Visa Information

Before Applying Visa
The Embassy of Japan is authorized to issue visas to citizens of the UAE and expatriates residing in Abu Dhabi and Al-Ain. Expatriates who reside in other emirates should apply at the Consulate-General of Japan in Dubai

e-Visa (application online) : Tourism purpose only

Only those who wish to visit Japan for tourism purposes have the option to apply online for a single-entry e-Visa.   
  • Please note that it would take longer time for the Embassy to issue an e-visa than to issue a visa which is applied for in person at the Embassy. 
  • Those who are potentially required for additional documents (e.g. families, students, business owners, Abu Dhabi residents with Dubai visa etc.) are advised to apply in person at the Embassy.
 For e-visa requirements, please check e-visa requirements 
You can start your online application at:
Visa (application in person at the Embassy) : All purposes

The Embassy will examine applications approximately within a week after submission. Applicants may be requested to submit additional documents that are deemed necessary for the examination. Furthermore, visa applications may be forwarded to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for further examination in Japan. Visa application documents will not to be returned to applicants.

A visa application can be submitted No more than 3 months, Not less than a week prior to arrival date to Japan.

Before submitting application documents to the Embassy for examination, kindly make sure you Remove All staples and Glue your personal photo to the Application Form.

NO prior appointment is required.

Visa Application
Visa Requirements
Employment and Residence Visas

Visa Application Documents
Visa Application Form (All Visa Types)
From Japan (If Applicable):
Letter of Guarantee
Invitation Letter
Visa Fees (General)
Single Entry              AED 80 (Exact Cash Only)
Multiple Entry           AED 160 (Exact Cash Only)
Working Hours
Monday to Thursday: (08:00 - 14:00)
Friday: (08:00 - 11:00)
For more visa information press here.