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Required Documents

Diplomatic, Official passport or Official Visit sponsored by Saudi Government

  1. Valid Passport
  2. 1(one) Application form duly filled in and signed by applicant.

    One photograph pasted on application.
    Please click here for Photograph Requirements
    Application form (Click here to download)

  3. Note verbal from the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs or the concerned Ministry of Saudi Government certifying the identity of the person concerned, his or her purposes and traveling schedule to Japan.

for Business trip

  1. Valid Passport
  2. 1(one) Application form duly filled in and signed by applicant.

    One photograph pasted on application.
    Please click here for Photograph Requirements.
    Application form (Click here to download)

  3. Photocopy of Iqama and Exit/Re-entry Visa (for non-Saudi only)
  4. Flight Information (Round Trip)
  5. Documents from the applicant’s company certifying the purpose of the visit and financial support.
    For example:Original letter signed by an authorized executive officer, on company letterhead, stating
    • (a)applicant’s position in the company
    • (b)duration of employment
    • (c)nature/purpose of visit in detail
    • (d)dates/duration of stay intended
    • (e)Contact person, company name in Japan.
  6. Letter of Reason for Invitation and Letter of Guarantee from Japan (Japanese or English acceptable).

Request for the Multiple Visa

When an applicant will visit Japan a few times in one year, and wishes double-entry visas or multiple-entry visas to be issued, a formal request should be made in writing either by the Saudi or Japanese company with reasons. (Pease note that some case will not be approved)

In principal, 3 years-valid or 1 year-valid Multiple Visa will be issued for the nationals of Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Egypt, South Africa and 5 years-valid Multiple Visa for the naionals of U.A.E. by the decision of the Embassy of Japan. For other nationals, 1 year-valid Multiple Visa may be issued after consultations with Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Tokyo, which will take about 1~2 weeks.

Note: In some cases, additional documents may be required.

for Second Hand Cars business

  1. Valid Passport
  2. 1(one) Application form duly filled in and signed by applicant.

    One photograph pasted on application.
    Please click here for Photograph Requirements.
    Application form (Click here to download)

  3. Photocopy of Iqama and Exit/Re-entry Visa(for non-Saudi only)
  4. Flight Information (Round Trip)
  5. Documents from the applicant’s company certifying the purpose of the visit and financial support.
    For example:Original letter signed by an authorized executive officer, on company letterhead, stating
    • (a) applicant’s position in the company
    • (b) duration of employment
    • (c) nature/purpose of visit in detail
    • (d) dates/duration of stay intended
    • (e) Contact person, company name in Japan.
  6. Letter of Reason for Invitation and Letter of Guarantee from Japan (Japanese or English)
  7. Certificate of residence (with description of relationship among all family members) of the inviting person in Japan. (Note) When the guarantor is a foreign national, submit a photocopy of the both sides of the valid Residence card (the Alien Registraton), a Certificate of residence without omission of matters listed, and a photocopy of his/her passport (including the pages of status items, the record of entry/departure, and permission of residence)

Note: In some cases, additional documents may be required.

for Sightseeing

  1. Valid Passport
  2. 1(one) Application form duly filled in and signed by applicant.

    One photograph pasted on application.
    Please click here for Photograph Requirements.
    Application form (Click here to download)

  3. Photocopy of Iqama and Exit/Re-entry Visa (for non-Saudi only)
  4. Flight Information (Round Trip)
  5. Accomodation Booking
  6. Documents certifying that the person concerned can defray all expenses incurred during the stay in Japan: Bank statement for the last 3 months and Certificate of Employment.

Note: In some cases, additional documents may be required.

For Cruise Passengers

The visitors who will be travelling on a cruise ship should obtain double entries visa. Single entry visa would not be useful for cruise passengers. When applying for visa at the Embassy, applicants are required to submit their itinerary indicating cruise (ship) schedule and routes.

for Visiting relatives, friends or acquaintances.

  1. Valid Passport
  2. 1(one) Application form duly filled in and signed by applicant.

    One photograph pasted on application.
    Please click here for Photograph Requirements.
    Application form (Click here to download)

  3. Photocopy of Iqama and Exit/Re-entry Visa (for non-Saudi only )
  4. Flight Information (Round Trip)
  5. Documents certifying that the person concerned can defray necessary expenses incurred during the stay in Japan: Bank statement for the last 3 months and Certificate of Employment.
  6. Letter of Guarantee for Invitation from Japan (Japanese or English)
    Sample of Letters (Click here to download)
  7. Letter of Reason for Invitation (Japanese or English)
  8. Schedule of Stay (Japanese or English)
  9. Certificate of residence (with description of relationship among all family members) of relatives, friends living in Japan.
    (Note) When the guarantor is a foreign national, submit a photocopy of the both sides of the valid Residence card (the Alien Registraton), a Certificate of residence without omission of matters listed, and a photocopy of his/her passport (including the pages of status items, the record of entry/departure, and permission of residence)

Note: In some cases, additional documents may be required.

To study in Japan, To accompany student as Maharam

  1. Valid Passport
  2. 1(one) Application form duly filled in and signed by applicant.

    One photograph pasted on application.
    Please click here for Photograph Requirements.
    Application form (Click here to download)

  3. Photocopy of Iqama and Exit/Re-entry Visa(for non-Saudi only)
  4. Certificate of Eligibility
    In case a Certificate of Eligibility is not obtained in Japan,

Note 1: In some cases, additional documents may be required.
Note 2:Maharam is required to submit a copy of air ticket or a confirmed flight schedule, when receiving passport with visa.
Flight Schedule will be informed to the immigration office at the entry air port in Japan.

Other purpose

  1. Valid Passport
  2. 1(one) Application form duly filled in and signed by applicant.

    One photograph pasted on application.
    Please click here for Photograph Requirements.
    Application form (Click here to download)

  3. Photocopy of Iqama and Exit/Re-entry Visa (for non-Saudi only )
  4. Flight Information
  5. Documents certifying the purpose of the visit and financial support.
    For example:Invitation letter from Japan, photocopy of correspondences, registrations, etc.

Note: In some cases, additional documents may be required.

Transit Visa

  1. Valid Passport
  2. 1(one) Application form duly filled in and signed by applicant.

    One photograph pasted on application.
    Please click here for Photograph Requirements.
    Application form (Click here to download)

  3. (3) Photocopy of Iqama and Exit/Re-entry Visa (for non-Saudi only )
  4. Flight Information
  5. Visa of the country of next destination from Japan.
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