How to Get a Student Visa for Japan

Japan Student Visa

Japan Student Visa

Are you going to Japan to study?  If so, you might need to get a Student Visa for Japan.  This type of visa is issued for varying lengths, including 2 years 3 months, 2 years, 1 year 3 months, 1 year or 6 months.

Go to my Japan visa page for information on other types of visas for Japan.

I’ll break everything down for you below about how to go about getting the Japan Student Visa.

1
Find your closest consulate
  • If you’re inside the U.S, you can find your “Jurisdiction” (i.e. based on the State you live in) here.
  • If you’re outside of the U.S., find your consulate at this site here.
2
Gather documentation

Follow the steps at this link here provided by the Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs for this type of visa.

3
Visa fee

Go to the website of your consulate or embassy that you found in Step 1 in order to get the latest visa fees.

4
Submit materials

Submit your required materials from Step 2 and the visa fee from Step 3 to the consulate or embassy you found in Step 1.

5
Receive your visa

Congratulations!  You now have a Japan visa!

6
Vaccination information

Don’t get sick!  Check vaccination requirements here.

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