The 2020 Summer Olympic Games will occur in Tokyo, marking Japan’s second time hosting the Olympics. It will be exciting for locals, travelers, and tourists alike to watch the 2020 Games. There are a few nationalities that are visa-exempt, and these countries do not need a visa to travel to Tokyo.
But, like many travelers, citizens of Guatemala must obtain a visa to travel to Japan. The easiest way to get a visa is through the electronic visa system. Japan will begin accepting e-Visa applications as soon as April 2020, and the online process is easy and takes just a few minutes.
Frequently Asked Questions | 2020 Tokyo Olympics e-Visa: Guatemala
NOTE: The visa information below is based on in-person visa processes and costs. The e-Visa program starting in April 2020 may have different requirements. Check back soon for more detailed information.
Do I need a visa for Japan to attend the Olympic Games?
Many citizens will need an e-Visa to travel to the Games. Most likely, Guatemala citizens will need an e-Visa to visit Japan.
How long does it take to get an e-Visa for Japan for the 2020 Olympics?
Guatemala residents can choose from three speeds, to select the right one based on how fast you need your e-Visa for the Olympics.
We offer Standard, Rush, and Super Rush processing. Many e-Visas take less than a week or two to process. If you go to the consulate or embassy for a regular visa, it will likely take longer for you to receive your visa.
What is the cost of a 2020 Summer Olympics visa?
For citizens of Guatemala, the cost of your e-Visa to Tokyo depends on the turnaround speed you select during checkout.
Visa fees are based on which visa you select and any additional fees such as rush processing. They can cost anywhere from $6 USD to $55 USD. The visa fee schedule is updated on April 1st of each year.
With the Japan e-Visa, how many times can I enter and exit the country?
Regular Japan visas allow either single-entry, double-entry, or multiple-entry. When the e-Visa is released, it will most likely offer the same types of entry selections.
Single-entry means you can only enter Japan once. Double-entry allows two entries into Japan, and multiple-entry allows unlimited entries into Japan as long as your visa is valid.
When does the e-Visa expire for the 2020 Japan Olympics?
Be sure to plan your trip accordingly and figure out the number of days you can spend in Japan.
If you are going to Japan for the Olympics, you will be receiving a single-entry tourist visa, which will be valid for three months from the date it is issued. So, if you are going to the games in July and August of 2020, then you will want to get your e-Visa no earlier than the middle of May.
Multiple-entry visas may last you anywhere from 1 to 5 years.
How long can I stay in Japan for the 2020 Olympics on an e-Visa?
Single-entry tourist visas have a duration of up to 90 days from the time you enter the country. If you are eligible for a multiple-entry visa, it may allow you to stay in Japan for longer than 90 days.
What documents do I need to apply for an e-Visa for the Olympics?
Guatemala citizens will need the following to apply for a visa online:
- Passport - Your passport must remain valid for another 6 months, with 2 blank pages available for stamping.
- Recent Photo - You must have a recent passport photo that is in color, not black and white.
- Onward Ticket - You must have proof that you will be leaving Japan.
- Proof of Funds - You will need to provide a document showing you have enough funds to get you through your short-term stay in the country.
- Hotel Accommodations - You can either provide proof of reservation from a hotel, lodge, or resort, or you must provide an invitation letter and proof that your host will provide accommodation for you during the Olympics. They will also need to provide their permanent residence ID information.
2020 Japan Summer Olympics | e-Visa for Guatemala Citizens
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be one of the greatest events in the history of the world. Be smart. Plan ahead. Starting in April 2020, citizens of Guatemala can apply for the Japan e-Visa in preparation for traveling to see amazing athletes compete for the gold.
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