Japan Tourist and Business Visa from Bangladesh

Are you a resident of Bangladesh with dreams of exploring the vibrant culture, 

picturesque landscapes, and technological marvels of Japan? 

You’re not alone. Japan has become an increasingly popular destination for tourists worldwide, and for good reason.

 From the serene temples of Kyoto to the bustling streets of Tokyo, Japan offers a unique blend of tradition and modernity that’s simply irresistible.

To turn your dream of visiting Japan into a reality, you need to secure a Japan tourist visa. In this comprehensive guide,

 we will walk you through the entire process of obtaining a Japan tourist visa from Bangladesh. We’ll cover the essential requirements, 

the step-by-step application process, and provide valuable tips to increase your chances of a successful application to ensure that your journey to

 the Land of the Rising Sun is as smooth as possible.

Japan Visa from Bangladesh: A Brief Overview

There are many types of visas are available for Japan, such as tourists, Business, Student, etc. 

Urejai.com Travels provides consultancy support for Tourist & Business visas.

In this section, we’ll provide a quick overview of what a Japan tourist visa is and why it’s essential for Bangladeshi travelers.

Understanding the Japan Tourist Visa

Before we delve into the nitty-gritty of the application process, let’s get a clear understanding of what a Japan tourist visa is.

 The Japan tourist visa, officially known as the Temporary Visitor Visa, is designed for individuals who wish to visit Japan for 

leisure, tourism, or short-term cultural experiences. This visa allows you to stay in Japan for a duration of up to 90 days.

Japan Tourist Visa Requirements

To successfully obtain a Japan tourist visa from Bangladesh, you must meet the following requirements:

1. Valid Passport

Your passport should be valid for at least six months beyond your intended date of departure from Japan. 

Ensure that you have at least two blank visa pages for the visa stamp.

2. Visa Application Form

You need to complete the Japan Visa Application Form accurately. 

You can download it from the official website of the Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh. 

Make sure to fill it out accurately and honestly.

3. Passport-Sized Photos

Attach two recent passport-size photographs with a white background to your application form. The photos should be taken within the last six months.

4. Travel Itinerary

You must provide a copy of your round-trip flight itinerary and planned activities in Japan, including your entry and exit dates from Japan.

Air Ticket Booking copy: Return airline ticket booking with Passenger Registration Number or Reservation Number.

Tour Plan.

5. Accommodation Details

You need to show proof of your accommodation in Japan, such as hotel reservations or an invitation letter from your host in Japan.

Hotel Booking Copy: Hotel Confirmation or any other documents proving accommodation for the whole period of stay.

6. Cover Letter

Include a cover letter explaining the purpose of your visit and your itinerary in Japan.

7. Financial Proof

Show proof of sufficient funds to cover your travel expenses during your stay in Japan. Provide bank statements for the last six months to demonstrate your financial capability to cover the expenses of your trip.

Bank statement & solvency certificate (original with bank seal and signature) of Last 06 months for both company & personal.

Other financial documents such as FDR, Saving certificate, share statement (If available).

Income tax certificate with return copy (last 3 years), E-TIN certificate copy.

Valuation of other assets such as land, building (If any).

8. Proof of Ties to Bangladesh

You’ll need to provide documents that establish your ties to Bangladesh, such as employment letters, property deeds, or family connections.

For Tourist Purpose: Personal Invitation letter & evidence of your inviter’s passport and status in Japan (If available).

For Business Visit:  A letter of invitation & Guarantee Letter from the host organization in Japan. Including conference registration details, reasons for applicant’s visit, itinerary with contact details of the business parties involved, and applicant’s employment contract details. 

9. Employment Verification

Submit a letter from your employer verifying your employment status and granting you leave for your trip.

10. Travel Insurance

Obtain comprehensive travel insurance that covers your entire stay in Japan.

Japan Tourist Visa Application Process

Now that you’re aware of the requirements, let’s go through the step-by-step application process for a Japan tourist visa. It’s crucial to follow these steps diligently to ensure a successful application.

1. Determine Visa Type

Before you start your application, identify the specific type of visa you need based on your travel plans. 

Japan offers different visa categories, so choose the one that aligns with your purpose of visit.

2. Collect Required Documents

Gather the necessary documents, including your valid passport, visa application form, passport-sized photos, detailed travel itinerary with 

accommodation details, bank statements, cover letter, and proof of ties to Bangladesh. The more organized your documents, the smoother the process.

3. Download and Fill the Application Form

Go to the Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh’s website and download the Japan Visa Application Form. Fill out the visa application form accurately and legibly. 

Make sure to provide all required information matches the supporting documents and double-check for any errors.

4. Visa Fee

Visa fee: TK.  ( Free) 

Urejai.com Travels Service Charge TK. 3,000 (Notary and translation charges are additional- if needed). 

5. Submission

Visit the official website of the Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh to schedule an appointment at the visa application center.

Submit your application and the required documents in person at the Consular Section of the Embassy of Japan in Dhaka. 

You can also use a reputable travel agency to submit your application on your behalf.

Application Submit: Sunday to Thursday- 09:00am to 10:50am

Passport Collection: Sunday to Thursday- 02:30pm to 03:30pm

Information & Visa Application Form collection: 9:00am to 3:00pm

6. Attend the Interview

All the visa applications of Japan are Processed by Japan Embassy. Applications are submitted on a walk-in basis. 

The applicant has to present in person during visa application submission.

Appear for the visa interview at the application center as per your scheduled appointment. 

Dress appropriately and be ready to answer questions about your trip.

Embassy of Japan:

Plot No. 5 & 7, Dutabash Road, Baridhara, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh

Tel: 880-2-984-0010

Fax: 880-2-984-1591

Email: For General – eojbd@dc.mofa.go.jp

For Education-education@dc.mofa.go.jp

For Visa-consular@dc.mofa.go.jp

Website: https://www.bd.emb-japan.go.jp/itprtop_en/index.html

7. Wait for Processing

Visa processing times may vary, but it typically takes around 3-5 business days. You can check the status of your application on the embassy’s website.

Tourist visa: Total 07-10 working Days (File processing + Embassy)

3Business visa: Total 07-10 working Days (File processing + Embassy)

8. Visa Collection

Once your visa is approved, you can collect it from the embassy or have it delivered through the travel agency you used for submission.

Tips for a Successful Application

To increase your chances of a successful Japan tourist visa application, consider the following tips:

Complete Documentation:

Ensure all required documents are complete and accurate.

Plan Your Itinerary:

Have a clear and well-structured travel plan that includes places you want to visit and activities you wish to do.

Be Honest:

Provide truthful information throughout the application process.

Apply in Advance:

Apply for your visa well in advance of your intended travel dates.

Professional Assistance: 

Consider seeking assistance from experienced travel agencies that specialize in visa applications.

Financial Stability: 

Maintain a healthy bank balance to prove your financial stability.

Consistent Information: 

Make sure all information on the application form matches the supporting documents.

Requirements (Tourist & Business):

Personal Documents:

1. Fully filled Application form and signed by the applicant (if the applicant is a minor, 
the form must be signed by both parents or its legal guardian).
2. Current passport (minimum validity for 06 months until the planned date of return and minimum two blank pages and
 unmarked visa pages) with all old passports.
3. Visa request letter: Letter from applicant name, designation, Passport Number, purpose, and outlining
 who will be responsible for the full costs of the trip – travel, accommodation, expenses, etc. Addressed to – The Visa Officer.
4. The status of “legal guardian” must be proven by documents issued by the relevant Bangladeshi Courts for minors.

Professional Documents:

  • For Business Person: Trade license (renewal) require for proprietorship, business agreement/deed copy for partnership and memorandum of the article, certificate of incorporation, form 12 for limited company; VAT, IRC, LC copy, Membership certificate (If any),  Brochures, leaflets, newspaper clippings, etc (if any),2 pcs business card.
  • For Employee: Original no objection certificate / NOC letter (mentioning in English on official company paper with stamp, signature, and date, introducing the business person and mentioning: address, telephone, and fax numbers of the employing company; the name and position in the employing company of the countersigning officer; the name of the applicant, position, salary and years of service; approval for leave; confirmation of position after return); pay slip / original salary statement; for official passport holders government order copy, original note verbal copy & 2 pcs visiting card.
  • Company cover letter (for a business visit): Letter from the employer in English on official company paper with seal, signature, and date, introducing the business person and mentioning: address, telephone, and fax numbers of the employing company; the name and position in the employing company of the countersigning officer; the name of the applicant, position, salary and years of service; approval for absence; confirmation of position after return; the person or entity who will bear travel and living costs during the visit.
  • For Retired Person: Retirement documents.
  • For Student: Student ID copy, original school leave letter/ permission of absence mentioned full address, telephone number, name, and function of the person granting permission. If school trips then the purpose, the duration, and the destination must be mentioned in the letter of the school.


  • All documents should be provided 1 original and 1 photocopy. Photocopy must be in A4 size paper.
  • Further additional documents may be required.
  • No visa is required for Diplomatic Passport holders.