• Transfer of a visa to Japan

    If an applicant has a valid visa to Japan in their old passport, with the remaining validity of more than 1 year, they can arrange a transfer of a visa to Japan to their new passport.

    COVID-19 Business Track

    The Government of Japan has started procedures for the use of the Business Track with Singapore. The Business Track enables limited business activities during the 14-day stay at home period, immediately after arrival at Japan, on condition that travellers accept additional quarantine measures. This is the only type of visa available at the moment. please, visit the Covid-19 Covid-19 Business Track visa page.

    Required documents for a transfer a visa to Japan:

    • Original passport with at least 6 months’ validity beyond the validity of the visa and with two empty pages for stamping the visa.
    • Original old passport with the applied visa.
    • Copy of a Residence permit for EP, PR, DP and S-Pass holders or a copy of a landing card for short-term visitors (less than 90 days) to Singapore or Re-entry Permit for PR holders. For a new employment pass with a QR code instead of an expiry date, you must provide a printout of the validity and expiry status which can be obtained with a free SGWorkPass app (available on App Store and Google Play).
    • Completed Visa transfer form.
    • 1 recent passport-size colour photograph on a white background – can be arranged in our office.
    • Authorisation letter.
    • Completed and signed Global Singapore visa order form.

    • Should you require to print any of the required documents in our office, please note that an additional charge will be applied.

    Fees for a transfer a visa to Japan:

    • The consulate fee of the Japanese Consulate is free of charge;
    • Our processing fee is 68 SGD.

    • All fees and charges are subject to prevailing GST.

    Processing time for a tourist visa to Japan

    • Normally, visa processing takes 5 working days after lodgement of the documents to the Consulate. However, in some cases where referral to the government office is required, the processing time can be extended up to 1 or 2 months. Therefore, we advise you to start planning your trip in advance.

    • Urgent or express service is not available with the Consulate of Japan.

    Delivery of your passport:

    Do not have time to collect your passport? Let us save your time and money and deliver it to you for as low as SGD 10.00. Please, enquire at the time of submission or over the phone.