Visa/Consular Services



Important Notice

1. Visa application from October 4, 2022 
  The embassy accepts applications for all kind of visas including Temporary Visitor for individual travel, visiting friends and multiple-entry.

2. Validity of multiple-entry visa and APEC Business Travel, etc. 
(1) Suspension of validity of multiple-entry visa and APEC Business Travel Card has been lifted and the both of them are available for entry to Japan from 0:00 am (JST) on October 11, 2022, as long as it is still in the term of validity.
(2) Visa exemption arrangements for nationals of specific countries have been also resumed from 0:00 am (JST) on October 11 (Philippine nationals are not subject to the visa exemption arrangements and required to obtain an appropriate visa.)

3. Advanced procedures for Customs, Immigration and Quarantine
1. All entrants/returnees to Japan with a valid vaccination certificate which proves 3 doses of Emergency Use Listing COVID-19 vaccines accredited by WHO are not required to obtain a negative certificate. Other entrants/returnees need to obtain negative test result for COVID-19 conducted within 72 hours prior to departure. For details, please see this.

2. Please use “Visit Japan Web” for smooth Customs, Immigration and Quarantine procedures when traveling to Japan.

How to Apply

If you have any inquiries concerning visa, please call JAPAN VISA HOTLINE (+63-2-8271-2259) or the accredited agency that you use. When you need to ask us directly, please send email to Your understanding would be highly appreciated.
  1. Inquiries Concerning Visa 
  2. General Information
  3. List of Accredited Agencies
  4. FAQs on Japan Visa
  5. Extension of Re-entry Permit
  6. Visa Fee Exemption for Foreigners Visiting Three Tohoku Prefectures

Visa Application Documents (download)

1. Basic Documents 2. Other Documents 3. For Nikkei- Jin Visa (Japanese Descendant)  4. Special Requirements related to the Novel Coronavirus   

Related Links

For Inquiries

Manila :   (02) 8834-7514 
  E-mail Address
Consulate-General in Cebu :   (032) 231-7321/7322 
  E-mail Address
Consulate-General in Davao :   (082) 221-3100/3200
  E-mail Address