As part of the reconstruction assistance connected with the Great East Japan Earthquake, visa fee for foreign visitors to any region of Fukushima, Miyagi and Iwate Prefectures has been waived provided they satisfy the conditions below. Please submit a form “Visa Fee Exemption Request” if you meet this requirement.
(Note 1) If necessary, additional documents may be required.
(Note 2) As a result of the examination, visa fee may not be waived.
CONDITION FOR VISA FEE EXEMPTION
1. ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS
A. Visa applicants (except temporary visitor) who will reside, work or study in the designated area.
B. Temporary visitor visa applicants visiting the designated area.
Note: “designated area” refers to Miyagi, Fukushima, and Iwate Prefectures
2. APPLICABLE VISA
All types of visas applied from April 1, 2016 until March 31, 2021.
For Persons Visiting MIYAGI, FUKUSHIMA and IWATE Prefectures
February 28, 2017