Introduction of New System of Visa Processing through Visa Processing Agency
The Embassy of Japan introduced the new system of visa processing through visa processing agency, with effect from 2nd April, 2012. For those applying for visa to enter Japan should contact VFS
(1) The Embassy, however, will accept applications for diplomatic and official visa, and other cases which require special attention on humanitarian grounds.
(2) The Consulate of Japan, Bengaluru and Consulates General of Japan in Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata will continue to receive applications from their respective regions, as usual.
Embassy of Japan, New Delhi Jurisdiction Timings
Plot No.4&5, 50-G Shantipath,
Chanakyapuri, New Delhi-110021
Tel: 91-11-2687-6581,
Fax: 91-11-2467-8081

Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Chandigarh, Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Lakshadweep, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tripura, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh Visa application and issuance: 09:00 - 12:30 (Monday - Friday)
(Closed on Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays)
List of Holidays
Consulate-General of Japan in Kolkata Jurisdiction Timings
55, M.N. Sen Lane,
Kolkata, 700040
Tel: 033 2421 1970
Fax: 033 2421 1971
Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa, West Bengal Visa application: 09:00 - 12:30
Collection: 14:00 - 16:30 (Monday - Friday)
(Closed on Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays)
Consulate-General of Japan in Chennai Jurisdiction Timings
No.12/1, Cenetoph Road,
1st Street, Teynampet
Chennai, 600018
Tel: 044 2432 3860-3
Fax: 044 2463 3859
Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu Visa application: 09:00 - 13:00
Collection: 14:00 - 15:00
(Monday - Friday)
(Closed on Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays)
Consulate-General of Japan in Mumbai Jurisdiction Timings
No.1, M.L.Dahanukar Marg
Cumballa Hill
Mumbai, 400026
Tel: 022 2351 7101
Fax: 022 2351 7121 URL:
Chhattisgarh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Goa, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra Visa application and issuance: 09:30 - 13:00 (Monday - Friday)
(Closed on Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays)
Consulate-General of Japan in Bengaluru Jurisdiction Timings
1st Floor, Prestige Nebula
No.8-14, Cubbon Road
Bengaluru 560001
Tel: 080-4064-9999, 4166-0111~3
Fax: 080-4166-0114
Karnataka Visa application: 08:30 - 11:30
Collection: 14:00 - 16:00 (Monday - Friday)
(Closed on Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays)
Important information
Visa Fees
w.e.f. 1 Apr 2020
Indian nationals:
Single or multiple entry visa: Rs.550
Transit visa: Rs.50

Other nationals :
Single: Rs.1,900
Multiple: Rs.3,850
Transit visa: Rs.450

Processing Time

Requires minimum 4 working days (excluding the day of application submission) to complete the visa process.
Where to Apply

Embassy & Consulates in India
Area-wise jurisdiction

Formats of Documentation
Visa application form  (pdf)
  Sample form (pdf)
Letter of Guarantee(pdf)
Letter of Reason for Invitation(pdf)
List of Visa Applicants(pdf)other site
Overview of Company/Organization(pdf)
Schedule of Stay(pdf)
Immigration Bureau, Ministry of Justiceother site