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Japan E-Visa Introduced for UAE & Saudi Residents

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Japan E-Visa Is applicable for UAE and Saudi Residents as of 1st November 2022

A new electronic visa system has been introduced by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This system is now accessible for inhabitants from ten nations, including the UAE and Saudi Arabia. With this new e-visa system, qualified residents of the UAE and Saudi Arabia can acquire a 90-day single-entry online tourist visa.

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Individuals who wish to apply for a Japan tourist e-visa must meet certain requirements. They must not have a criminal record, any violations, or a history of deportation. It is also important to note that dual nationals holding Japanese citizenship are not eligible to apply for this e-visa. You can also read about the Japan Visa Requirements for UAE Residents.

Are you a resident of the UAE or Saudi Arabia and interested in obtaining a Japan online tourist e-visa? Here are the simple steps you need to follow:

  1. Visit the Japan e-visa website and select the “Online visa application” tab.
  2. Create an account using a valid email address and password.
  3. Fill out the application form by providing all the required information.
  4. Upload all the necessary documents as per the guidelines.
  5. Submit the completed application.
  6. Wait for the approval confirmation email to arrive at your registered email address.
  7. If required, follow the payment instructions mentioned in the email to complete the visa fees payment.
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By following these steps, you can easily obtain your Japan online tourist e-visa and enjoy your trip to this beautiful country hassle-free. You can Click on UAE Residents Allowed to Visit Japan to get more information.

Residents of the UAE and Saudi Arabia who have applied for a Japan e-visa may need to visit the Japanese Consulate or Embassy to pay the necessary fees. The e-visa will only be granted once the payment has been received. Additionally, it is essential to submit the e-visa application at least seven days before the intended travel date to Japan.

It is mandatory for all individuals possessing a Japan tourist e-visa to access the Japan e-visa website and present the “visa issuance notice” to the authorities through the website portal at the departure airport. However, it is recommended not to present PDFs or screenshots of the page, as they will not be accepted.

Apart from the residents of the UAE and Saudi Arabia, individuals hailing from various other countries such as Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Mongolia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, the UK, and the USA can also apply for the Japan tourist e-visa.

It should be noted that UAE citizens who possess e-passports that comply with ICAO standards are exempted from obtaining a Japan visa for stays of up to 30 days. However, those who do not possess such passports must acquire a visa in advance. Failure to do so will result in the refusal of entry into Japan.

Can I get an eVISA for Japan?

Your passport details determine the issuance of an eVISA. If you have renewed your passport subsequent to obtaining your eVISA, you will have to apply for a new visa using your new passport. Prior to submitting an eVISA application, it is advisable to verify the expiration date of your passport.

Is Japan open for UAE residents?

UAE Residents can now apply for E-Visa Directly from Japan E-Visa Website which was not allowed before. This has come into effect as of November 2022. This Visa is Valid for 90 Days.

How much is the Japanese eVISA fee in Dubai?

As per the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, the cost of visa issuance is 3,000 yen, which amounts to roughly Dh82. However, there are specific nationalities that are either not required to pay any visa fee or may be charged a lower fee.

Is Japan visa free for UAE citizens?

Residents of the UAE and Saudi Arabia are no longer required to visit the Japanese embassy to apply for a visa to travel to Japan. The country has introduced eVisas for these residents, thus easing visa regulations for travellers from these two countries.

Which countries are eligible for Japan E visa?

Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Mongolia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, U.S.A.

How long does Japan visa approval take?

If the application is free of any issues, the usual processing time for a Japan visa is five business days starting from the day after the application is received. However, during peak periods with a high number of applications, the processing time may take longer than usual.

How can I go to Japan from Dubai?

It is now possible for all UAE residents to apply for a Japanese visit visa through the internet. Previously, those who wished to travel to Japan for up to 90 days had to apply for a short-term visa through the consulate-general in Dubai or the embassy in Abu Dhabi.

What documents are required for Japan Evisa?

The documents required for visa application vary depending on the purpose of your travel, your place of residence and your nationality. Please refer to MOFA's website for details.

How many hours is it from UAE to Japan?

Flight Time is 9 Hours and 34 Minutes.

What is the best month to go to Japan?

The ideal period to travel to Japan is from March to May and from September to November due to the warm and dry weather during these months. However, springtime is a popular time to visit because of the iconic cherry blossom blooms, so expect to share the experience with many other tourists.
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