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Streamline Your Travel: Secure Your Japan Visa Today

Are you frequent traveller to Japan ? Are you traveling in cruise ?

Looking for a hassle-free Japan Visa, we at IVC SERVICES take immense care to process your application right from submission to embassy till collection of visa


IVC has successfully processed 20,000+ Japan Visa applications and have the highest visa approval percentage

We are open Monday to Friday (10.00 A.M to 6.00 P.M) & Saturday (10 AM to 3 PM only) - Excluding Public Holidays

Documents Required For Japan Visa:

  • Photograph in white background – 1 No ( Latest )
  • Original Passport
  • NRIC and Re-entry permit in case of PR or EP/DP/S Pass copy accordingly

Call us or mail us if you would like to opt for pick-up and drop-off service.


Our dedicated expert team understands the responsibility with highest levels of trust, honesty and integrity and is well equipped to manage and process Japan Visa applications.  IVC Services remain customer friendly and not only meet endeavor to exceed all the requirements entrusted by our customers.


Traveller who intend to travel to Japan for tourism, leisure, business, can get their respective Japan Visa in Singapore issued only if you hold a valid residential status in Singapore.

Japan Visa is generally granted a validity of 3 months single entry with a valid stay up to 15 days. Applicant have to apply for Regular Japan Visa in Singapore which is pasted on passport. There is no electronic visa service to Japan.

General Categories of Japan Visa Singapore which applicant prefer are

Tourist Visa

Business Visa

Japan Tourist Visa

Travellers intending to travel to Japan for purpose of tourism and leisure can get their Tourist Visa issued in Singapore.

Travellers have the choice of travelling to Japan by Air, Sea or by Road.

Documents required to apply for Tourist Visa to Japan from Singapore are:

  • Completed Japan visa Application Form
  • Original Passport - valid at least for 9 months from the date of travel
  • IC Copy (S Pass /EP / PR/ work permit) - valid at least for 3 months from the date of travel
  • Current Employment Letter in original issued less than one month
  • Latest Bank Statement for 3 months
  • Flight Booking indicating the full name of the applicant, dates in and out of Japan and place of travel
  • One Photograph in white background 
  • Detailed Schedule of travel to Japan
  • Completed Power of Attorney Form (Authorization Form for agency to submit

Processing Time for Japan Visa Application:

Processing Time for getting Japan Tourist Visa is generally 5 to 7 working days. However, in few cases Visa processing can take a fewer days more. It is to be noted that there is no emergency service for Japan Visa

Detailed Requirement (For Tourist Visa and Business Visa):

Original Passport

Should be submitted for the processing of the Japan Visa application as Visa will be stamped on the passport. Passport should have at least two blank pages one for visa stamping and other one for stamping of entry/exit stamps in passport. Passport should be valid for at least 6 months as on the day of travel to Japan. If passport validity is less than 6 months it is better to renew the passport before applying for Japan Visa.

IC Copy

Singaporean PR should enclose the copy of the NRIC and re-entry permit copy along with the application. Long Term Pass Holders, Employment Pass Holders, Dependent Pass Holders, S Pass Holders, Work Permit Holders, Student Pass Holders, Personalised Employment Pass Holders, Entre Pass, Training Employment Pass applying for Japan Visa Singapore should attach a copy of the pass along with your Japan Visa Application.

It is to be noted that the pass validity should be at least three months valid at the time of submission of Japan Visa.

If the duration of pass is lesser than three months, applicant should produce a letter of explanation from the guarantor. Guarantor can be generally Applicant’s Employer or Spouse Employer.

Ticket and Hotel Booking

Travellers who apply for visa should have hotel booking in Japan. Flight tickets should be provided showing the applicant name, in and out dates of Japan. Travellers who are travelling by cruise can provide the cruise itinerary instead of flight ticket and hotel booking.Please be noted that confirmed bookings are not mandatory but a booking on applicant name is required.

Bank Statement

Applicant should provide the latest three months bank statement along with Japan Visa application to prove that they have adequate funds for their travel to Japan. If person travelling alone the bank balance should be at least SGD 3500 to SGD 4000. If the traveller is neither un-employed nor holding a bank account can produce the spouse or parent’s bank statements with supporting relationship documents like marriage certificate or birth certificate whichever is applicable.


To apply for Japan Visa, you would require Three photographs. The photograph should be in white background. The photograph size required for the Japan Visa Application is 45 mm X 45 mm. The photograph should be latest, front facing with most exposure is on the face. Long distanced photographs, photographs of dull and blurred visibility are not accepted.

Additional Documents for Domestic Worker

Travellers intending to travel to Japan along with maid would need to provide below documents in addition to the stated requirements

  • Employer Passport Copy
  • Employer IC Copy
  • Employer’s Latest Bank Statement should be produced if required

Yellow Fever Certificate

Travellers of below countries are required to submit the Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate along with their Visa Application. The Certificate must also be produced at the Immigration Counters in Japan upon Arrival

Angola, Argentina, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Congo, Congo Republic, Cote d'Ivoire, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Guyana, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda, Venezuela


Letter of Invitation from Japan Company – Business Visa

To apply for business Visa, the company in Japan should produce a letter of invitation to the applicant. The invitation letter should clearly explain the name of the applicant, position, purpose of visit and proposed number of days for stay in Japan. The letter should be issued in the Japan company letter head with the signature of the authorised person of the company.

Letter of Undertaking from Singapore Company – Business Visa

To apply for business Visa, the company in Singapore should produce a letter of undertaking to the applicant. The undertaking letter should clearly explain the name of the applicant, position, salary, purpose of visit and proposed number of days for stay in Japan. The letter should be issued in the Singapore company letter head with the signature of the authorised person of the company.


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