en | $ USD



Select Your Language

Select Your Currency

  • AED United Arab Emirates Dirham
  • AFN Afghan Afghani
  • ALL Albanian Lek
  • AMD Armenian Dram
  • ANG Netherlands Antillean Guilder
  • AOA Angolan Kwanza
  • ARS Argentine Peso
  • AUD Australian Dollar
  • AWG Aruban Florin
  • AZN Azerbaijani Manat
  • BAM Bosnia-Herzegovina Convertible Mark
  • BBD Barbadian Dollar
  • BDT Bangladeshi Taka
  • BGN Bulgarian Lev
  • BIF Burundian Franc
  • BMD Bermudan Dollar
  • BND Brunei Dollar
  • BOB Bolivian Boliviano
  • BRL Brazilian Real
  • BSD Bahamian Dollar
  • BWP Botswanan Pula
  • BZD Belize Dollar
  • CAD Canadian Dollar
  • CDF Congolese Franc
  • CHF Swiss Franc
  • CLP Chilean Peso
  • CNY Chinese Yuan
  • COP Colombian Peso
  • CRC Costa Rican Colón
  • CVE Cape Verdean Escudo
  • CZK Czech Republic Koruna
  • DJF Djiboutian Franc
  • DKK Danish Krone
  • DOP Dominican Peso
  • DZD Algerian Dinar
  • EGP Egyptian Pound
  • ETB Ethiopian Birr
  • EUR Euro
  • FJD Fijian Dollar
  • FKP Falkland Islands Pound
  • GBP British Pound Sterling
  • GEL Georgian Lari
  • GIP Gibraltar Pound
  • GMD Gambian Dalasi
  • GNF Guinean Franc
  • GTQ Guatemalan Quetzal
  • GYD Guyanaese Dollar
  • HKD Hong Kong Dollar
  • HNL Honduran Lempira
  • HTG Haitian Gourde
  • HUF Hungarian Forint
  • IDR Indonesian Rupiah
  • ILS Israeli New Sheqel
  • INR Indian Rupee
  • ISK Icelandic Króna
  • JMD Jamaican Dollar
  • JPY Japanese Yen
  • KES Kenyan Shilling
  • KGS Kyrgystani Som
  • KHR Cambodian Riel
  • KMF Comorian Franc
  • KRW South Korean Won
  • KYD Cayman Islands Dollar
  • KZT Kazakhstani Tenge
  • LAK Laotian Kip
  • LBP Lebanese Pound
  • LKR Sri Lankan Rupee
  • LRD Liberian Dollar
  • LSL Lesotho Loti
  • MAD Moroccan Dirham
  • MDL Moldovan Leu
  • MGA Malagasy Ariary
  • MKD Macedonian Denar
  • MNT Mongolian Tugrik
  • MOP Macanese Pataca
  • MUR Mauritian Rupee
  • MVR Maldivian Rufiyaa
  • MWK Malawian Kwacha
  • MXN Mexican Peso
  • MYR Malaysian Ringgit
  • MZN Mozambican Metical
  • NAD Namibian Dollar
  • NGN Nigerian Naira
  • NIO Nicaraguan Córdoba
  • NOK Norwegian Krone
  • NPR Nepalese Rupee
  • NZD New Zealand Dollar
  • OMR Omani Rial
  • PAB Panamanian Balboa
  • PEN Peruvian Nuevo Sol
  • PGK Papua New Guinean Kina
  • PHP Philippine Peso
  • PKR Pakistani Rupee
  • PLN Polish Zloty
  • PYG Paraguayan Guarani
  • QAR Qatari Rial
  • RON Romanian Leu
  • RSD Serbian Dinar
  • RUB Russian Ruble
  • RWF Rwandan Franc
  • SAR Saudi Riyal
  • SBD Solomon Islands Dollar
  • SCR Seychellois Rupee
  • SEK Swedish Krona
  • SGD Singapore Dollar
  • SHP Saint Helena Pound
  • SLL Sierra Leonean Leone
  • SOS Somali Shilling
  • SRD Surinamese Dollar
  • SVC Salvadoran Colón
  • SZL Swazi Lilangeni
  • THB Thai Baht
  • TJS Tajikistani Somoni
  • TOP Tongan Pa anga
  • TRY Turkish Lira
  • TTD Trinidad and Tobago Dollar
  • TWD New Taiwan Dollar
  • TZS Tanzanian Shilling
  • UAH Ukrainian Hryvnia
  • UGX Ugandan Shilling
  • USD United States Dollar
  • UYU Uruguayan Peso
  • UZS Uzbekistan Som
  • VND Vietnamese Dong
  • VUV Vanuatu Vatu
  • WST Samoan Tala
  • XAF CFA Franc BEAC
  • XCD East Caribbean Dollar
  • XPF CFP Franc
  • YER Yemeni Rial
  • ZAR South African Rand
  • ZMW Zambian Kwacha
Japan Tourist Visa for Venezuelan citizens: Everything you need to know
10 min read
Updated on Jan 23, 2024

Traveling to Japan is an exciting prospect for many travelers, including citizens of Venezuela. However, before embarking on your journey, you must understand the requirements and procedures for getting a Japan Tourist Visa.

This is a comprehensive guide on the Japan Tourist Visa for Venezuelan citizens. From the application process to supporting documents, we cover everything you need to know to ensure a smooth and successful visa application.

Start your Japan visa application

Japan Toji Temple

Do Venezuelan citizens need a Visitor Visa for Japan?

Yes! As a Venezuelan citizen, having a valid visa is part of the entry requirements for Japan. You must get a Japanese Tourist Visa, also known as a Japan Visitor Visa, if you’re visiting for tourism purposes.

However, please remember that visa requirements may differ depending on your nationality. Some foreign nationals can apply for an e-Visa to enter Japan while others can enjoy visa-free entry. I you're applying for a visa from a country other than Venezuela, use our handy Visa Checker Tool to check your options.

Types of Japanese visas for Venezuelan citizens

If you're considering heading to Japan, you need to know your Japan visa options for Venezuelan citizens. Japan offers various visa types designed to meet your specific travel needs. Here are some popular choices that you can consider when choosing the appropriate visa for your adventure:

  • Japan Tourist Visa (Temporary Visitor Visa): If you're itching to immerse yourself in Japan's vibrant culture, visit captivating attractions, and be amazed by breathtaking landscapes, the Japan Tourist Visa is the way to go! As a Venezuelan passport holder, this visa is your key to enjoying leisure and tourism in Japan.

  • Japan eVisa: It’s an electronic travel authorization that allows eligible individuals to enter Japan for various purposes, including tourism, business visits, medical treatment, or visiting friends and relatives. You must live in one of the following countries to apply: Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Mongolia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, or the United States.

  • Japanese Business Visa: For those entering Japan for business activities, such as attending meetings or signing contracts, the Japanese Business Visa is the perfect fit. Ensure you have an invitation letter from a Japanese company to fulfill the requirements.

  • Japan Work Visa: If you've received a job offer from a Japanese company and are planning to work there, the Japan Work Visa is what you need. Remember, you'll need a letter from your employer to kick-start 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 you're interested in pursuing educational courses in Japan, 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.

Is the short-term tourist visa the right choice for you? Then, apply for a Japan Tourist Visa now!

Japan Tourist Visa from Venezuela: What is this Japan visa?

Venezuelan citizens need a Japan Tourist Visa to explore Japan's wonders, including its stunning sites and landscapes! It’s a mandatory document to enter the country for tourism purposes. Let's take a closer look at the two types of Japan Tourist Visas available:

  • Single-entry visa: This visa allows you to visit Japan as a tourist for a one-time trip. Typically, it's valid for up to 90 days after issued, allowing you to stay for 15 to 30 days Per Entry. At iVisa, we're here to make the application process easy and stress-free.

  • Multiple-entry visa: This visa allows multiple entries into the country, allowing you to make several tourism trips over three years, staying up to 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 paperwork, ensuring a smooth application process. We're all about simplifying travel! Just remember to apply for this visa in your residence country.

Apply now for the Japan Tourist Visa

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

Tourist visa holders can enjoy many exciting activities in Japan! Check out some of the fantastic experiences waiting for you:

  • Immerse yourself in the fascinating Japanese culture by visiting ancient temples and participating in traditional festivals.

  • Be amazed by Japan's natural beauty, from mesmerizing cherry blossoms to the majestic Mount Fuji.

  • Explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites, ancient castles, and traditional villages that showcase Japan's rich history.

  • Indulge in Japan's delicious traditional dishes, from sushi and ramen to tempura and takoyaki. It’s a paradise for food lovers!

  • Witness the latest technological innovations in Japan's modern and futuristic cities.

Apply for a Tourist Visa now and prepare for this lifetime adventure!

What you cannot do with a Japan Tourist Visa

While the Japan Tourist Visa offers numerous benefits, there are also some limitations to remember. Here are a few things you cannot do during your stay in Japan with this travel visa:

  • Engage in cultural, municipal, or sports exchanges.

  • Work in Japan.

  • Perform business activities, including liaisons, meetings, consultations, signing contracts, after-sales service, advertising, or market research.

  • Visiting friends and family members that live in Japan.

Japan Tourist Visa requirements for Venezuelan citizens

If you're a Venezuelan citizen planning to travel to Japan, here are the visa requirements you must meet when applying for the Japan Tourist Visa:

Japan Tourist Visa: Eligibility criteria for Venezuelan citizens

  • Valid passport: Ensure your Venezuela passport is valid for at least six months beyond your intended departure date from Japan. Also, check if it has enough blank pages for the visa endorsement.

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

  • Financial capability: You must present sufficient funds to support your trip to Japan, including hotel reservations, flight itineraries, meals, and other anticipated costs during your stay.

  • Clear criminal record: The Japanese police don’t want problems! You must have a clean criminal record to apply for a Tourist Visa.

Required documents for Venezuelan national

  • **Completed visa application form***

  • Venezuelan passport

  • Travel itinerary – Including confirmed hotel booking, flight reservations, and attractions tickets.

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

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

  • Additional documents – You may need to submit additional documents depending on your specific circumstances. Not to worry! We'll email you a customized list of necessary documents based on your situation.

Financial requirements for Venezuelan citizens

You must provide proof of sufficient funds to support your trip to Japan. You can include the following documents in your visa application:

  • Bank statement - The applicant must include bank statements from the last three months.

  • Salary slips

  • Employment letter

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

If you have all the necessary documents, start your visa application now!

japan train landscape

Japan visa application process for Venezuelan travelers

We understand that applying for a visa can be overwhelming and time-consuming. But don't worry; we've got your back! Our iVisa experts are here to make the application process smooth and hassle-free. And guess what? We even have a handy mobile app to complete your application and track your progress on your phone!

So, let's dive into the step-by-step application process:

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

Getting your Japan Tourist Visa is a breeze with these simple steps:

  • Step 1: Visit our website or iVisa app to complete the visa application form with personal and travel information.

  • Step 2: Pay the iVisa processing fee using PayPal, Venmo, Amazon Pay, or a credit/debit card.

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

  • Step 4: Schedule a visa appointment at the Japanese Embassy in Venezuela and pay the government fee of US$42. In some cases, you must undergo a visa interview.

  • Step 5: Sit back, relax, and wait for the government's processing time. Let's hope for a quick and smooth approval!

Apply for your Japan Tourist Visa!

Benefits of getting your Japan Tourist Visa with iVisa

Here are some fantastic perks you’ll get when applying for your Japan Tourist Visa with us:

  • 100% government-compliant: Our iVisa experts ensure that your application meets all the government requirements, giving you a higher chance of visa approval.

  • Expert support: We're here to assist you every step of the way. Have questions or need help? We've got your back!

  • Simplified form: Our visa application form is shorter and easier to understand than the Japanese Embassy one. Quick and straightforward, just the way it should be!

  • Flexible application: Take your time to fill out the form, make changes whenever necessary, and save your progress for later. No rush!

  • Step-by-step guide: We provide a comprehensive PDF manual filled with valuable tips and tricks to ensure a smooth visa application process.

Complete your online application form now

Japanese Embassy in Venezuela

You must visit the Japanese Embassy or Consulate in Venezuela to submit your visa application. No worries! We’ll provide all the necessary details to schedule your visa appointment. Anyway, here are the Embassy contact, which you might find helpful to get more visa information:

  • Embassy of Japan in Venezuela: Torre Digitel, Piso 9, Avenida Don Eugenio Mendoza con Esquina Calle Miranda, Urbanización La Castellana, Municipio Chacao, Estado Miranda, Caracas.

  • Telephone number: (+58) 212-262 3435

  • Japan’s Embassy website

Tips for a successful Japan Tourist Visa application in Venezuela

Follow these handy tips for a successful visa application:

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

  • Be organized: Gather all the necessary documents based on your specific circumstances and bring them to your visa appointment. Organize them in a transparent manilla for a smoother process!

  • Stay truthful: Provide truthful information in your application. Providing false or misleading details can lead to visa refusal or even future travel restrictions.

  • Apply in advance: Give yourself plenty of time by applying well in advance. This allows for sufficient processing time and helps you account for potential delays.

Common reasons for visa refusals in Venezuela

To increase your chances of getting visa approval, avoid these common visa application blunders:

  • Applying as a tourist but planning to stay with a friend or family member.

  • Insufficient funds to support your trip.

  • Inconsistencies between the visa application form and supporting documents.

Our iVisa experts will review your application to ensure it meets all the government's requirements!

Applying for your Japan Tourist Visa

Japan Osaka Castle

Japan Tourist Visa fees for Venezuelan citizens

We've got all the details you need about the fees for the Japan Tourist Visa. Let's break it down for you:

  • iVisa service fee for Venezuelan citizens: USD $155.99. This fee covers the cost of our amazing guide service and all the benefits we provide. We're here to make your visa application process smooth and stress-free!

  • Japan government visa fee: US$42. This is the government fee to process your visa application.

Japan Tourist Visa processing time in Venezuela

Here are the processing times regarding the Japan Tourist Visa when you apply with us:

  • iVisa processing time: 30 days. This includes the time it takes to complete the visa application form and the review by our expert team. We want to ensure that everything is perfect for your successful application. We’ll work hard to make it happen!

  • Japan government processing time: The Japanese government usually takes one to four weeks to process visa requests.

It's always a good idea to apply for your Japan Tourist Visa at least two months before your intended travel date. Being well-prepared will help you avoid last-minute stress!

Japanese visa: What to expect after submitting the Japan Visa application in Venezuela?

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

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

  • Embassy review: The Embassy will review your application and supporting documents. They might contact you if additional information is needed.

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

Japan Tourist Visa approval and denial for Venezuelan citizens

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

  • Approved visa application: You'll receive a notification confirming the approval. Then, you must pick up your passport at the Embassy. Remember to bring along the necessary identification documents!

  • Denied visa application: The embassy will inform you about the refusal and explain why. Depending on their policies, you can appeal or reapply if you believe the decision was unfair.

Where can I find more information?

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

You can also read our Japan Travel Guide to for all the best Japan travel tips. Have a fantastic vacation in Japan, and enjoy every moment of your journey!

  • 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
Chat on WhatsApp
Intercom Chat