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Starting in April 2020, citizens of the Maldives will be able to get a visa online to visit Japan and see the Olympics thanks to a new eVisa program. Since the 2020 Tokyo Olympics start in July 2020, this gives you plenty of time to get an eVisa online through Japan’s new eVisa program and through iVisa!
So, save yourself a trip to the embassy or consulate. Keep reading to find out more!
Frequently Asked Questions | 2020 Tokyo Olympics eVisa: The Maldives
Do I need a visa for Japan for the Olympic Games?
When the government of Japan inaugurates the program, an eVisa will be required for many people to travel to the Games. Citizens of the Maldives 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 Maldives can choose from three processing speeds; select the right one based on how fast you want your eVisa for the Olympics to arrive.
- The Standard processing.
- The Rush processing.
- The Super Rush processing.
These options got from the slowest yet cheapest, to the fastest but a bit more expensive.
In one week or two, most eVisas will be available. If you 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 the Maldives, the cost of your eVisa to Japan depends on the speed you select during checkout.
Visas generally cost anywhere from $6 USD to $150 USD. Japan will change the visa fees required citizens of Maldives on April.
With the Japan eVisa, how many times can I enter and exit the country?
Japanese visas allow single, double or multiple entries. When the eVisa is released, the same types of entry selections will most likely be available. This selection will also affect the total cost of your eVisa.
The Single entry means that you can enter the country only one time. The Double entry allows two entries, and multiple entries allows you to enter the country as many times as you like within the duration period of your visa.
When does the eVisa expire?
If you're going to Japan for the Olympics, you'll 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 within that validity period.
Multiple entry visas may last you from 1 to 5 years.
How long can I stay in Japan on an eVisa?
Single entry tourist visas have a duration of up to 90 days from the time you enter the country. You can stay in Japan for more than 90 days if you have the option of a multiple entry visa.
What documents do I need to apply for an eVisa for the Olympics?
Citizens of the Maldives 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 stamping.
- Recent Photo - You must have a recent passport-sized color photo for your visa.
- Onward 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 get you through your short-term stay in the country.
- Proof of Accommodation - You can either provide proof of reservation from a hotel, lodge, or resort, or 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 | eVisa for Citizens of the Maldives
Be prepared to get your eVisa for the Olympics in Japan. You can even bookmark this page so you can instantly come back here to purchase your visas come April 2020.
This way, you will be ahead of the competition.
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