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Application Procedures for Multiple Visa for Nationals of Indonesia, the Philippines, and Vietnam

The following is an outline of application procedures for nationals of Indonesia, the Philippines, and Vietnam who wish to apply for a multiple-entry visa as a temporary visitor. The visa is for the purpose of tourism, business affairs, and visits to relatives/ acquaintances; activities to undertake revenue generating business operations or activities to receive remuneration are not permitted.

1. Applicant Eligibility

Nationals of Indonesia, the Philippines, and Vietnam with ordinary MRP (Machine Readable Passport) / e-passport in compliance with the ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) standard, who wishes to apply for a Multiple Visa for a stay of up to 30 days and are applicable to one of the following categories:

  1. (1) Individual who has travel record as temporary visitor to Japan within the last three years and who has the ability to pay travel expenses
  2. (2) Individual who has travel record as temporary visitor to Japan and travel records as temporary visitor to G7 countries (except Japan) in the last three years
  3. (3) Individual with sufficient financial capacity
  4. (4) Spouse or children of the individuals who are mentioned (3) above

2. Required Documents

(1) Applicant with travel record to Japan in the last three years (as mentioned 1(1) above)

  1. Application form (with Photo)
  2. Passport (MRP / e-passport in compliance with the ICAO standard only)
  3. Current or old passport that shows Japanese temporary visitor visa and entry stamp within the last three years
  4. Applicant’s Income certificate, bank statement, or income tax return either one
  5. Applicant’s Certificate of employment
  6. A letter of explanation stating the reason for applying for the multiple visa
  7. (if applying from outside of their countries) documents to prove that the applicant legally resides in that country

(2) Applicant with travel records to Japan and G7 in the last three years (as mentioned 1(2) above)

  1. Application form (with Photo)
  2. Passport (MRP / e-passport in compliance with the ICAO standard only)
  3. Current or old passport that shows Japanese and G7 countries’ (except Japan) temporary visitor visas as well as entry stamps within the last three years
  4. Applicant’s Certificate of employment
  5. A letter of explanation stating the reason for applying for the multiple visa
  6. (if applying from outside of their countries) documents to prove that the applicant legally resides in that country

(3) Individuals with sufficient financial capacity (as mentioned 1(3) above)

  1. Application form (with Photo)
  2. Passport (MRP / e-passport in compliance with the ICAO standard only)
  3. Documents to prove the sufficient financial ability such as income certificate, bank statement, or income tax return (and some additional documents which certify income such as stock dividend, pension, retirement allowance, inheritance, lease agreement, real estate register, deed of property etc.)
  4. Applicant's Certificate of employment
  5. A letter of explanation stating the reason for applying for the multiple visa
  6. (if applying from outside of their countries) documents to prove that the applicant legally resides in that country

(4) Spouse or children of the individuals who are mentioned (3) above (as mentioned 1(4) above)

  1. Application form (with Photo)
  2. Passport (MRP / e-passport in compliance with the ICAO standard only)
  3. Documents to prove kinship
  4. (For those who are applying separately from the applicant 2(3) above) documents of c and d as mentioned 2(3) above of the spouse or the parent.
  5. A letter of explanation stating the reason for applying for the multiple visa
  6. (if applying from outside of their countries) documents to prove that the applicant legally resides in that country

Where necessary, we may require further documents in addition to the documents mentioned above.

*The application of visas can be accepted only at the nearest Embassy or Consulate-General of Japan to the applicant’s residence. Please note that in some cases decide to a single-entry visa after visa examination.

For further information, please contact the visa officer as below.

Visa Section
Tel: 020 7465 6565
Fax: 020 7491 9328