Japan Olympics e-Visa | Citizens of Burkina Faso

Japan Olympics e-Visa | Citizens of Burkina Faso

iVisa | Updated on Jan 22, 2021


Burkina Faso citizens traveling to the Olympics in 2020 will need to get a visa to enter Japan. In April 2020, Japan will begin its eVisa program, designed to make it easy to apply and receive an Visa online, so you will not have to go to the embassy or consulate.

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Frequently Asked Questions | 2020 Tokyo Olympics eVisa: Burkina Faso

Do I need a visa for Japan for the Olympic Games?

Once the government of Japan launches this eVisa program, an eVisa will be required for many people to travel to the Games. Citizens of Burkina Faso will most likely need an eVisa to travel to Japan.

How long does it take to get an eVisa for Japan for the 2020 Olympics?

Residents of Burkina Faso can choose from three processing speeds; select the right one based on how fast you want it to arrive.

We offer Standard, Rush, and Super Rush processing. In less than a week or two, most eVisas will be available. If you were to go to the embassy for a regular visa, you will likely need to wait longer to have your visa processed.

What is the cost of a 2020 Summer Olympics visa?

For citizens of Burkina Faso, the cost of your eVisa to Japan depends on the speed and type of eVisa you select during checkout.

Visas cost anywhere from $6 USD to $150 USD. Once this eVisa program is out, Japan will update the visa fees.

With the Japan eVisa, how many times can I enter and exit the country?

Regular Japanese visas allow **single entry, double entry or multiple entry. When the Japan eVisa is out, the same types of entry selections will most likely be available.

Single entry means that you can only enter the country once. Double entry grants you two entries, and multiple entry allows you to enter the country as many times as you like within the duration period of your visa.

How long will this eVisa be valid for?

If you're going to Japan for the Olympics, you will receive a tourist visa valid for 3 months from the time it's issued. So you’ll need to make sure you enter the country during that period.

Multiple entry eVisas may last you from 1 to 5 years.

How long can I stay in Japan for the 2020 Olympics on an eVisa?

Single entry tourist visas can stay up to 90 days from the time you enter the country.

If you wish to stay in Japan for more than 90 days if you have the option of a multiple entry eVisa.

What documents do I need to apply for an eVisa for the Olympics?

Citizens of Burkina Faso will need the following to apply for a visa online:

  • Passport - Your passport must remain valid for at least another 6 months, with 2 blank pages available for stamps.
  • Recent Photo - You must have a recent passport-sized color photo.
  • Return Ticket - You must provide proof that you will be leaving Japan.
  • Proof of Funds - You will need to provide a document showing you have enough funds to support you through your short term stay in Japan.
  • Proof of Accommodation - You can either provide proof of reservation from a hotel, resort, or an invitation letter and proof that your host will provide accommodation for you during the Olympics. They will need to provide their permanent residence ID information.

2020 Japan Summer Olympics | eVisa for Citizens of Burkina Faso

Whether you are a spectator or even an Olympian participating in the 2020 Games, you can apply for an eVisa as early as April 2020. Be sure to come back then to have your visa in time for the trip. If you have any further questions, contact our customer support service, they will gladly help you out.

So, skip the embassy or consulate, and get ready to travel with your eVisa today to days full of adrenaline!

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