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 (Apply 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 (Apply 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 your application documents to the Embassy for examination, kindly make sure you Removed All staples and Glued your personal photo to the Application Form.

NO  Appointment required.

Visa Requirements

Employment, Student and Residence Visa


Visa Application Form (All Visa Types)
From Japan (If Applicable):
Guarantee Letter Form
Invitation Letter Form
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) Excluding Visa Applications
For more visa information press here.