Japanese Visa Application Forms for Residents in United Kingdom

Thinking of going to Japan from United Kingdom and needs to download the Japanese Visa Forms for British nationals or permanent residents in United Kingdom, now? Complete the applicable Japanese visa application form for tourist visa, business visa and airport visa from this page.

Types of Japanese Visa Forms for British Nationals and Permanent Residents in the United Kingdom.

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<p itemprop=There are various type of Japanese visa application form are available for you to apply. The type of Japanese visa form you will need to use depends on the purpose, length of your trip and the frequency of trips you will be taking to Japan. If you require information such as Japanese consulate contact details , visa info for Japan, and other travel information please use the dropdown menu, below.

  • Japanese tourist visa form for British nationals and permanent residents in the United Kingdom is used to apply for a short period of leisure travel in Japan and no business activities permitted with the short term tourist visa for Japan.
  • Japanese visitor visa form for British nationals and permanent residents in the United Kingdom is required to be completed for a short period of travel to visit friends and family in Japan and no business activities are permitted.
  • Japanese business visa form for British citizens and permanent residents in the United Kingdom has to be completed for participating in short-term business activity in Japan.
  • Japanese transit visa form for British nationals and permanent residents in the United Kingdom may be required to completed for transferring through a port in Japan to a third destination.

Please note: In individual cases, you may be required to provide additional documents. Japanese visa rules and regulations can and do, very occasionally change overnight. We accept no responsibilty for any such changes. To learn more information click on Disclaimer Information.

Required Steps to Complete a Japanese Visa Application in Paper for British Nationals and Permanent Residents in the United Kingdom

In most cases, you will able to submit a paper application when the online application is not available. Please contact the Japanese visa office accredited to your city or town. The below steps are generally required to apply for any type of Japanese visa application forms in paper:

  • Find the nearest Japanese embassy or consulate accredited to the city or town you live in.
  • Make an appointment with a Japanese visa officer.
  • Verify the required documents required for the type of Japanese visa you are applying for.

  • Complete the visa application form for the type of Japanese visa you wanted to apply for.
  • Pay the Japanese visa application fee.
  • Submit the visa application form with the required documents.

Please contact the Japanese Embassy in London or the nearest Japanese consulate accredited to the United Kingdom for more information.

Japanese Entry Visa Types Available for British Nationals and Permanent Residents in the UK

Single Entry visa for Japanese: A single-entry visa allows its holder to enter Japanese only once, within the given period of time, as mentioned in the visa sticker affixed to their passport. Once the visa holder exits the territory of Japanese or visa region associated with Japanese, he or she can no longer go back, even if they have not spend in Japanese the number of days as permitted by the Japanese embassy that issued them the visa.

Double Entry visa for Japanese: In general, a double-entry visa applies the same way as the single-entry visa explained above. The sole difference between a single-entry and a double-entry visa is that the second gives you the chance to go once more back to Japanese

Multiple Entry visa for Japanese: This type of visa allows the holder of the visa to enter Japanese mutiple times with visa validity period.

What Are The Steps to Apply for an Japanese Visa for British Nationals?

To apply for an Japanese visa in the United Kingdom, then follow the steps given below:

  • Check if you need to apply for a Japanese Visa.
  • Know when is the right time to apply for your Japan visa!
  • Figure out what type of Japanese visa you will need.
  • Find out where you should lodge your Japanese visa application.
  • Fill in the right Japanese visa form.
  • Collect the documents required for Japanese visa.
  • Make a visa appointment and attend the visa interview.
  • Submit your biometrics.
  • Pay the Japanese visa fee.

Please Note: Please consult Japanese consulate in British as visa regulations for Japan can and often change overnight. In individual cases, additional documents required for Japanese visa. We accept no responsibility as we have no affiliation with the embassy of Japan in the United Kingdom or their visa section.

What are the common questions asked by a Japanese visa officer?

Going for a visa interview at the Japanese consulate in London? The visa officer at the Japanese consulate will look over your application and ask you questions if they wish to clarify anything. It is best to answer these questions honestly.

Typical questions asked at the Japanese visa interview include:

  • What is your purpose of your trip to Japan?
  • Do you know anyone living in Japan?
  • What is your current occupation? How long have you been in your current occupation?
  • If you are a student, when will the studies finish?
  • How will you support yourself whilst in Japan?
  • Have you ever travelled to other countries?
  • Who will pay for your trip to Japan?
  • What are your plans when you return from your trip from Japan?
  • What will you do if your Japanese visa application is rejected?

What are the usual reasons for getting your Japanese visa denied??

Common reasons why your Japanese visa application got rejected include:

  • Lack of funds – you must be able to afford your trip Japan and you must provide documents to show that you can.
  • Proof of accommodation not provided – you must be able to show where you will be staying in Japan and you can easily do this by providing a hotel reservation in Japan.
  • The visa officer thinks you will not return to your home country – you must make it clear that you intend to leave Japan and return to your home country before the expiry of your visa. You can do this by providing documents that show you have ties where you live, such as an employment letter or proof that you own your home etc.
  • No proof of residence – you must be able to prove that you can live in the country of your residence legally, so you must provide proof of residence.

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