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General Information on Japanese Visa

General Information for Japanese Visa 

Embassy of Japan Consular & Visa Section

Plot No.  5 & 7, Dutabash Road, Baridhara, Dhaka

Phone: (02)-984-0010      Fax: (02)-984-1591

Web: http://www.bd.emb-japan.go.jp 


Visa Related Service Hours

Distribution of VisaApplication Form

09:00am~ 05:00pm

Sunday to Thursday

5 days a week

Submission of Visa Application


Sunday to Thursday

5 days a week

Gate Close for All Visa Applicants


Sunday to Thursday

5 days a week

Interview of Visa Applicant


Usually same day after the submission of Documents

5 days a week

Passport Delivery


Usually seven working days after interview

5 days a week


Visa procedures

1. How to get and fill out the “Visa application forms”

(1) The Japanese visa application forms are distribute at Embassy gate on every working day and also you can get it on the following webpage http://www.bd.emb-japan.go.jp/en/visa/visaapplication.pdf  or you can find it through internet search, searching words are “Japan visa form”

(2) The forms must fills it out completely (refer attachment 1)

(3) The photos should use 2 inch x 2 inch, taken within 6-months (see photo requirement)


2. How to apply for visa

(1) Hours of submission is 9:00 to 11:00 on every working day by the applicant.

(2) Submit your application with documents specified in the attachment 3.

(3) You will receive an "application receipt" when you submit your application.

(4) We may deny if you do not submit all documents required or 6 months have not passed since your last visa refusal.

(5) It is highly recommended to apply for visa well in advance of your travel.


3. How to attend Interview

(1) Interview time will be held at same time of your submission of application.

(2) At the end of the interview, you will be instructed on how to collect your passport.

(3) This information is written on the application receipt as well.


4. How to get back your passport

(1) We deliver your passport and return submitted all original documents 14:30 to 15:30 on the instructed day.

(2) You have to submit the application receipt.

(3) If you send someone else to pick it up, prepare the application receipt and authorization with your valid signature.


Multiple visa

If you are planning frequent visits to Japan, each stay less than 90days and no reward activities, a multiple visa for 1 year is available. Prepare following extra required documents with your application: (i) Explanatory letter (mentioning necessity, frequency of visit and your social status, etc), (ii) Pertaining Proof documents.  


Non resident application

We do not receive visa application if the applicants are not residents of Bangladesh or not Bangladeshi nationals.

Even if the applicant is a Bangladeshi national but who lives in other country and documents are issued by the country of residence it could take long time for documents verification.

Contact the Visa Section in case of a humanity case.



 No fee for Bangladesh national. Other national, ask the Embassy.



 Do not send documents such as letters of invitation, request letter, inquiry letter, etc, via fax or mail directly to the consular section. We do not answer these kind of documents.

  For a secret information such as fraudulent applicant, complaint, information leak, etc, send a letter to the “Special unit for visa service” Embassy of Japan.










How to obtain Japanese Visa

General Information on Japanese Visa
Visa Application Form
Guideline for filling out Japanese Visa Application Form
Photo Requirement
Documents Required
  Ministry of Justice
  MOFA (Visa and Entering Japan)
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