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Japan Tourist Visa for Peruvian citizens: Complete application guide for 2023
10 min read
Updated on Jan 23, 2024

If you're a Peruvian citizen planning to visit Japan as a tourist, you must understand the visa application process thoroughly. Getting a Japan Tourist Visa can be straightforward if you rely on our guided services. We’ll help you learn all the necessary steps and provide the required documentation.

This comprehensive guide will walk you through the entire application process for Peruvian citizens: visa requirements, fees, how to submit your application, and more. Let's dive into the details to get your Japan Tourist Visa from Peru!

Japan Entrance Tourism

Types of Japanese visas for Peruvian citizens

Before planning your trip to Japan, you must familiarize yourself with the various visa options for Peruvian citizens. Japan offers different types of visas to cater to specific travel needs. Here are the popular choices you can consider:

  • Japan Tourist Visa: If you're eager to immerse yourself in Japan's vibrant culture, explore captivating attractions, and be amazed by breathtaking landscapes, the Japan Tourist Visa is a perfect choice. This visa allows you to fully enjoy leisure and tourism in Japan.

  • Japan Business Visa: If you travel to Japan for business purposes, such as attending meetings or signing contracts, you must apply for a Japanese Business Visa. Remember to obtain an invitation letter from a Japanese company to meet the visa requirements.

  • Japan Work Visa: If you have a job offer from a Japanese company and plan to work there, the Japan Work Visa is the right visa for you. You must have a letter from your employer to initiate the application process. Work visas are tailored to the specific type of work you'll be engaged in, whether it's skilled labor, research, or teaching.

  • Japan Student Visa: If your goal is to pursue educational courses in the country, the Japan Student Visa is your ticket to enrolling in recognized educational programs at Japanese institutions. You'll need a letter of acceptance from your educational institution to support your application.

  • Japan Spouse or Dependent Visa: If you're married to a Japanese citizen or a foreign citizen residing in Japan, you may be eligible for the Japan Spouse or Dependent Visa. This visa allows you to join your spouse or family in Japan and stay together in the country.

Consult the Embassy for more details about other visas for Peruvian nationals, such as Transit Visas, Visit Visas, or a Japanese visa for temporary residence.

Do Peruvian citizens need a Visitor Visa for Japan?

Yes! As a Peruvian citizen you need a visa to travel to Japan. You must get a Japanese Tourist Visa, also known as a Japan Visitor Visa, for tourism purposes.

Keep in mind that visa requirements may vary depending on your nationality. There are some visa-free countries, and other foreigners can apply for an online visa. If you’re from a different country than Peru, use our handy Visa Checker Tool to see if you have visa-free entry, can apply for an entry permit online/eVisa, or must get a valid visa at the Embassy.

What is the Japan Tourist Visa for Peruvian citizens?

The Japan Tourist Visa is perfect if you dream of experiencing Japan's stunning sights and landscapes. This paper visa requires an application process at the Embassy, but you don’t need to worry about it: we’re here to help you! Let's take a closer look at the two Japan Tourist Visa types available:

  • Single-entry visa: With a single-entry visa, you can visit Japan as a tourist for a one-time trip. It’s valid for up to 90 days after issued, and you can stay in the country for 15 to 30 days Per Entry. At iVisa, our iVisa Experts can help you easily navigate the application process!

  • Multiple-entry visa: A multiple-entry visa allows you to make several tourism trips to Japan over three years, with a maximum stay of 90 days per entry. Unfortunately, we don't provide guidance services for this option.

When you apply with us, our iVisa Experts will assist you with the necessary paperwork, ensuring a smooth application process. Just remember to apply for this visa in your residence country.

Visit Japan: Benefits of a Japan Tourist Visa for Peruvian citizens

Getting a Japan Tourist Visa opens up many exciting activities and experiences for you to enjoy in Japan. Here are some of the fantastic things you can do with this visa:

  • Explore cultural sites: Visit ancient temples, shrines, and historical landmarks, and immerse yourself in Japan's rich cultural heritage. Places like Kyoto, Nara, and Kamakura are famous for their historical sites.

  • Marvel at natural beauty: Experience the stunning seasonal beauty of Japan, from cherry blossoms in spring to colorful autumn foliage. Take advantage of Mount Fuji, national parks, and the scenic countryside.

  • Indulge in traditional cuisine: Delight your taste buds with sushi, ramen, tempura, yakitori, and much more. Explore local street food markets and traditional tea houses for a true culinary adventure.

  • Enjoy festivals: Participate in traditional festivals like cherry blossom viewing parties (hanami), fireworks festivals (hanabi), and lively summer festivals (matsuri). These events showcase the vibrant culture and community spirit of Japan.

  • Visit theme parks and attractions: Have a thrilling time at famous theme parks like Tokyo Disneyland and Universal Studios Japan. There’s so much to enjoy, from exhilarating rides to live shows and unique attractions.

  • Discover art and technology: Immerse yourself in contemporary art galleries, museums, and interactive exhibitions. For tech enthusiasts, Akihabara in Tokyo is the hub of anime, manga, and gaming culture. Prepare to be amazed!

What you cannot do with a Japan Tourist Visa

While the Japan Tourist Visa provides numerous opportunities, there are a few limitations to keep in mind when you enter Japan:

  • Engaging in cultural, municipal, or sports exchanges is not allowed.

  • Working in Japan is not permitted with this travel visa.

  • Business activities such as liaisons, meetings, consultations, signing contracts, after-sales service, advertising, or market research are off-limits.

  • Visiting friends and family members residing in Japan is not allowed.

Benefits of getting your Japan Tourist Visa with iVisa

When applying for your Japan Tourist Visa with us, you can count on many benefits that make this process smooth and easy:

  • 100% government-compliant: Our iVisa Experts will review your application form to ensure it meets all the government requirements, increasing your chances of visa approval.

  • Expert support: We assist you at every step. If you have any questions or need help, we're here to help!

  • Simplified form: We simplified the visa application form, making it shorter and with clearer questions than the one from the Japanese Embassy.

  • Save your progress: Take your time to complete the form, make changes whenever necessary, and save your progress for later. No need to rush!

  • Step-by-step guide: To ensure a smooth visa application process, we’ll send you a comprehensive PDF manual filled with valuable tips and tricks.

Japan Osaka Castle

Japan Tourist Visa requirements for Peruvian citizens

If you're a citizen of Peru planning to visit Japan, there are specific Japan visa requirements you must fulfill. Check out the essential details to get your Japan Tourist Visa:

Japan Tourist Visa: Eligibility criteria for Peruvian citizens

  • Valid Peruvian passport: Your Peru passport must remain valid for at least six months beyond the intended departure date from Japan. Ensure it has enough blank pages for the visa endorsement.

  • Purpose of visit: Your trip to Japan should be only for tourism-related activities.

  • Financial capability: You must demonstrate sufficient funds to support your travel in Japan, including expenses for accommodation, transportation, meals, and other anticipated costs during your stay.

  • Clear criminal record: Japanese authorities require a clean criminal record for all Tourist Visa applicants.

Japan visa requirements: Required documents for Peruvian citizens

  • Completed visa application form.

  • Valid passport.

  • Travel itinerary – This should include confirmed hotel bookings, flight reservations, and tickets for any planned attractions.

  • Financial documents – To prove sufficient funds to support your trip.

  • Passport-size photographs – Use our convenient [digital passport photo service] to get one hassle-free!

  • Additional documents – You may need to submit additional documents depending on your circumstances. We'll provide a personalized list of the necessary documents for your specific case.

Financial requirements for Peruvian citizens

  • Bank statements for the last three months.

  • Salary slips.

  • Employment letter.

  • You may need additional supporting documents if you're being sponsored or financially supported by a third party, such as a family member or friend. This can include a sponsorship letter, the sponsor's bank statements, and a letter explaining the nature of the financial support.

Japan visa application process for Peruvian travelers

Applying for a visa to Japan can sometimes feel overwhelming, but fret not! We’ll guide you through the process and make it as smooth as possible. We even have the handy iVisa app that allows you to complete your application right from your phone.

Below is a step-by-step guide on how to apply for a Japan Tourist Visa from Peru.

Visa application form: Step-by-step guide to applying for the Japan Tourist Visa in Peru

Follow these simple steps to apply for a Japan Tourist Visa:

  • Step 1: Start by completing the visa application form on our website or iVisa app. Provide accurate personal and travel information.

  • Step 2: Proceed to pay the iVisa processing fee. We offer convenient payment options like PayPal, Venmo, Amazon Pay, and credit/debit cards.

  • Step 3: We'll provide a detailed list of all the documents you must submit to the Japanese Embassy. Collect all the necessary paperwork for your visa appointment.

  • Step 4: Schedule a visa appointment at the Japanese Embassy. During the appointment, pay the government fee of US$42. Sometimes you may also be required to undergo a visa interview with an immigration officer.

  • Step 5: Wait for the government's processing time.

Japanese Embassy in Peru

You must visit the Japanese Embassy or Consulate to submit your application. Don't worry, we will provide all the necessary details to help you to schedule your appointment. Here is the contact information for the Embassy:

Tips for a successful Japan Tourist Visa application in Peru

To enhance your chances of a successful visa application, consider the following tips:

  • Provide clear and accurate details: Ensure that all the information you provide on the application form is clear and that it matches the details on your supporting documents.

  • Be organized: Gather all the required documents based on your specific circumstances and keep them organized in a transparent manila folder. This will help streamline the process.

  • Stay truthful: Always provide truthful information in your application. Providing false or misleading details can result in visa refusal or future travel restrictions.

  • Apply in advance: Applying well in advance allows for sufficient processing time and accounts for potential delays.

Common reasons for visa refusals in Peru

Common visa application mistakes can put everything at risk. To avoid them, make sure you:

  • Don’t apply as a tourist if you plan to stay with a friend or family member.

  • Have sufficient funds to support your trip.

  • Maintain consistency between the visa application form and supporting documents.

Remember, our iVisa Experts will review your application to ensure it meets all the requirements set by the Japanese government!

Japan Tourist Visa fees for Peruvian passport holders

When applying for a Japan Tourist Visa with our services, there are two visa fees that you should consider:

  • iVisa service fee for Peruvian citizens: The fee for our guided service and the benefits we provide is USD $155.99. You can expect a seamless and convenient visa application process with our assistance.

  • Japan government visa fee: The government requires this visa fee of US$42 to process your application.

Japan Tourist Visa processing time in Peru

When you apply for the Japan Tourist Visa with us, you can expect the following processing times:

  • iVisa processing time: Our processing time is 30 days. This includes the time needed to complete the visa application form and for our expert team to thoroughly review your application in general. Our goal is to ensure a flawless submission.

  • Japan’s government processing time: Typically, the Japanese government takes around one to four weeks to process visa applications.

To avoid last-minute stress, we highly recommend applying for your Japan Tourist Visa at least two months before your intended travel date.

What to expect after submitting the Japan visa application in Peru?

Once you have submitted your documents to the Japanese Embassy, here's what you can expect:

  • You'll receive an acknowledgment receipt that confirms your application has been successfully submitted and is now being processed.

  • The Embassy will review your application and supporting documents. If any additional information is required, they may contact you for clarification.

  • The Embassy will notify you of the visa outcome using the contact information you provided during the application process.

Visa status: Japan Tourist Visa approval and denial for Peruvian citizens

There are two possible outcomes for your Japan Tourist Visa application:

  • Approved visa application: You’ll receive a notification confirming your visa approval. Subsequently, you must pick up your passport at the Embassy. Please remember to bring the necessary identification documents as instructed.

  • Denied visa application: If your visa application is denied, the Embassy will inform you about the refusal and explain their decision. Depending on their policies, you can appeal or reapply if you believe the decision was unfair.

Where can I find more information?

Our friendly customer service team is here to answer any questions about the Japan Tourist Visa. Contact our iVisa experts through our online chat or at [email protected]. We're always available to help you!

  • iVisa is NOT affiliated with any government agency. This site does not provide legal advice and we are not a law firm. None of our customer service representatives are lawyers and they also do not provide legal advice. We are a private, internet-based travel and immigration consultancy provider dedicated to helping individuals travel around the world. You may apply by yourself directly on the various government websites. The source of information: https://www.mofa.go.jp/j_info/visit/visa/index.html
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