Type of Visa


Non-immigrant-B (Business)

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Non-immigrant-B (Business)

Validity of entry Non-immigrant-B visa :

  • Single entry : Three (3) months
  • Multiple entry : One (1) Year

Application Fee :

  • Single entry : 9,000 Yen
  • Multiple entry : 22,000 Yen

Applicant must apply in person.

The purpose of visit is for business such as meeting with business associates, attending professional or business conventions/conferences and, for performing services in a
pre-arranged professional job.

Non-Japanese applicant holding passports of  Bangladesh, Egypt , Iran, Nigeria ,Palestine , Sudan , Yemen,Cameroon ,Congo ,Republic of Congo ,Equatorial Guinea ,Guinea ,Algeria , China ,India ,Lebanon ,Nepal ,Pakistan ,Sri Lanka , Ghana ,Central African Republic ,Somalia,Sao Tome and Principe, Liberia ,Sierra Leone, Saudi Arabia (latest updated:2015.11.30)The visa's issuance will take up to 10 working days.

Visa and administrative processes for applicant holding passport of North Korea, Libya, Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan generally takes thirty (30) days.

Only Japanese citizens can request for passport(s) to be returned by mail.


Documents required are as follow :

  1. Valid passport. (valid for no less than 6 months)
  2. Application form duly filled in and signed by the applicant.


  • Form available on this page can be filled out.
  • Please enter the information requested into the appropriate spaces on the form. Your answer must be in English and use English capital characters.
  • The Embassy recommends you use an ink-jet printer to print the completed application form. However, the written application form is accepted but it may cause delay during the visa application process at the counter.

  1. Two (2) color photos of applicant (size 3.5 x 4.5 cm.)

    Except :

    *** Three (3) color photos and three (3) copies of application forms duly filled and signed for applicants holding passports ofAfghanistan, Bangladesh, Egypt, North Korea, Libya, Palestine, Sudan, Yemen, Cameroon, Congo, Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Algeria, China, India, Iraq, Lebanon, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Syria, Ghana, Central African Republic, Somalia, Sao Tome and Principe, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Saudi Arabia

    *** Four (4) color photos and four (4) copies of application forms duly filled and signed for applicants holding passport of Nigeria and Iran.

  2. An original letter of invitation from Business Associates / Company / Prospective Employer in Thailand.

    PDF, copy or fax is not accepted.

    *** The letter must be in the company's letter head and contain the applicant's name, purpose of visit to the Kingdom, date of entry, length of stay and type of visa required, and signed by the authorized person(s) whose name(s) listed in the company's registration issued by the Ministry of Commerce of Thailand.

  3. A copy of company's registration documents issued within six (6) months by the Ministry of Commerce of Thailand.
  4. An original letter of recommendation from the current employer / company in Japan.

    PDF, copy or fax is not accepted.

    *** The letter must be in the company's letter head and contain the applicant's name, purpose of visit to the Kingdom, date of entry, length of stay, type of visa required and signed by the authorized person.

    *** In the absence of letter of recommendation from the current employer / company in Japan, an original guarantee letter must be presented together with a copy of guarantor's passport or driving license duly signed by the guarantor.

    *** A guarantor must be twenty (20) years of age or older, legally residing in Japan, must be able to confirm aspects of applicant's personal attributes such as name, age, physical description and some personal information and must be available to be contacted by the Embassy.


A guarantee letter form can be downloaded here. Download A guarantee letter form

*** For the applicant holding passport of Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, China, Egypt, India, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Libya, Nigeria, Nepal, North Korea, Pakistan, Palestinian State, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, an original company's registration (tokibo tohon) must be submitted together with an original letter of recommendation upon visa application.

For non-Japanese applicant, please prepare the documents follow;

  1. For non-Japanese applicant, a copy of residence card or certificate of alien registration which is valid at least 3 months or more. For those who are currently applying for renewal of residence card, please submit a copy of acceptance of renewal issued by Immigration Bureau of Japan. The applicant is also required to present the original documents of identification upon visa application.
  2. Airline ticket or confirmation slip with applicant's name, flight number as well as date of entry and departure.

    The Embassy may requires additional documents of

    The letter of consideration of` Work Permit"Form WP 3", issued by the Department of Employment, Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare of Thailand, must be presented to the Embassy for non-Japanese applicant who wishes to perform works in the Kingdom.



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