Japanese Tourist Visa Requirements and Procedure for Filipinos

Filipinos who intend to travel to Japan for tourism purposes need a Japanese tourist visa before travelling to Japan. As such, you will find below a list of tourist visa requirements and a step by step guide on how to apply for one.

Tourist Visa Requirements:

If purpose is For Tourism/Visiting Friends or Distant Relatives -Without guarantor

•Philippine Passport

•Visa Application Form

•Photo (4.5cm x 4.5cm, white background)

•NSO Birth Certificate

•NSO Marriage Contract (if the applicant is married) issued within one year. In case of non-record, applicant must submit a certificate of non-record together with the one from Local Civil Registrar

•Daily Schedule in Japan

•Documents or photos etc. to prove relationship (if applicant is visiting friends or distant relatives)

•Bank Certificate

•Income Tax Return (Form 2316) original and photocopy

If Purpose is For Tourism/Visiting Friends or Distant Relatives -With guarantor

•Philippine Passport

•Visa Application Form

•Photo (4.5cm x 4.5cm, white background)

•NSO Birth Certificate

•NSO Marriage Contract (if the applicant is married) issued within one year. In case of non-record, applicant must submit a certificate of non-record together with the one from Local Civil Registrar

•Daily Schedule in Japan

•Documents or photos etc. to prove relationship (if visiting friends or distant relatives)

•Bank Certificate

•Income Tax Return (Form 2316) original and photocopy

•Invitation Letter – (Must have handwritten signature)

•Guarantee Letter – (Must have handwritten signature)

•Most Recent Income Tax Return (Form 1040 and Form W-2)

•Residence Certificate (only applicable if guarantor is a Japanese) or Foreign Registration Certificate from City Hall (only applicable if guarantor is not a Japanese)

If Purpose is For Visiting Relatives (Parents/Brothers/Sisters/Aunts/Uncles/Nieces/Nephews)

•Philippine Passport

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