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			Japan Visa

Japan visa for Sri Lanka passport holder living in United States of America

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If you are NOT a permanent resident of the US or holding valid work authorization under E, L, O, H, P visa, you MUST follow the instructions for a VISITOR VISA.

Please submit the Original and one photocopy of all supporting documents.

Select the type of Japan tourist visa application:

and send the following documents to VisaHQ:

Japanese visa application form. For online orders, please download, print and sign Japan visa application, prepared by our system under your account.
Original, signed Sri Lanka passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity.
Passport-type photograph: 1
Proof of status. Original evidence of your legal status in US (Original of Green card, US visa, I-20, H1B approval notice. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.)
Itinerary. A record of the reservation with flight itinerary printed on official stationary of the airline company or reliable travel agency, showing travel to and from Japan, including dates and flight numbers (a fax, e-mail, or page printed from a website will not be accepted; the Consulate may be able to accept a page printed from a website if the page can be used directly at the airline counter as an e-ticket).
Bank Statement. Most recent bank statement with a balance of at least $3,000 or more from the applicant if they are staying at a hotel or staying with a host. However, if the host in Japan is paying for applicant's expenses and applicant is staying with them, the bank statement must come from the host with the same balance required in the account.
Tax Return. Most recent federal tax return, including the tax payer copy (W-2 form).
Employment Letter. Copy of a letter from your employer on business letterhead, with contact details, stating that a leave of absence has been granted, purpose and duration of the trip, and that you will be returning to your current job. If you are self-employed, include a copy of your business license and tax return. For students, please submit an official letter from your school indicating that you are in good standing and that you are registered for the upcoming semester. If you are retired please submit proof of your retirement fund.
Curriculum Vitae. Current CV or resume.
Hotel Reservations. Copy of hotel reservations (Applicant's name must be on Hotel Reservation).
Day by Day Itinerary. A completed day-by-day itinerary form. Please be sure to include a contact phone number for each day and the hotel name in the address (if applicable). This form is available here.
If visiting family or friends
Any applicant who is being invited to stay at a family or friends as an accommodation must have the Letter of Guarantee and Letter of Reason for Invitation filled out in both Japanese and English. If applicant is staying at a hotel but expenses are paid by family or friend, they must also fill out the additional forms. The forms can be found here.

Inviter must also provide the following documents:

Certificate of Residency: A copy of inviter's certificate of residency in Japan if applicant is staying with family or friends.

Residence Card: A copy of the front and back of inviter's Japanese residence card.

Certificate of Employment: A copy of inviter's certificate of employment to show they are employed. Only required if applicant is staying with family or friends.

The Consulate may require additional documents at their discretion.

Please be advised that the Consulate of Japan may extend the processing time by several weeks for certain applicants. This decision is entirely at the Consulate's discretion.

Japan tourist visa fees for citizens of Sri Lanka

Single entry
  • Validity: up to 3 months
  • Processing: 5 business days
  • Total cost:
Maximum stay in Japan: 90 days Japan visa help
Maximum stay in Japan: 90 days Japan visa help
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Japan visa for citizens of Sri Lanka is required. For more information please contact the nearest Japan embassy.

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