Thailand Visa For Japan Passport Holders

Thailand eVisa Requirements from Japan

Thailand Visa for Japanese

Welcome to our comprehensive guide on obtaining a Thai visa for Japanese citizens. Whether you're planning a vacation, business trip, or an extended stay in Thailand, understanding the visa requirements and application process is essential. In this guide, we'll walk you through the various types of visas available, the application procedures, and important considerations to ensure a smooth and hassle-free experience.

Types of Thailand Visa for Japanese

  • Tourist Visa (TR): Ideal for Japanese citizens visiting Thailand for leisure or short-term purposes. This visa allows for a stay of up to 60 days, with the option to extend for an additional 30 days at the discretion of the Thai Immigration Bureau.
  • Non-Immigrant Visa (Category "O" and "B"): Non-immigrant visas are suitable for Japanese citizens who intend to stay in Thailand for purposes such as business, employment, retirement, or education. Category "O" visas are for retirees, spouses, or dependents of Thai nationals, while Category "B" visas are for business and employment purposes.
  • Education Visa (ED): Japanese citizens planning to study in Thailand can apply for an Education Visa. This visa is granted to individuals enrolled in accredited educational institutions or participating in approved courses, such as Thai language programs, cooking classes, or traditional arts courses.
  • Retirement Visa (Category "O-A"): Japanese citizens aged 50 and above who wish to retire in Thailand can apply for a Retirement Visa (also known as the "O-A" visa). Applicants must meet specific financial requirements and provide evidence of retirement status.

Eligibility Criteria of Thailand Visa for Japanese

  • Generally, Japanese citizens don't need a visa for short tourist visits to Thailand. Under the Visa Exemption Program, you can stay for up to 30 days, provided you:
  • Have a valid Japanese passport with at least 6 months' validity remaining.
  • Hold a return ticket or onward travel documentation.
  • Have sufficient funds for your stay (amount varies depending on duration).
  • If you plan to stay longer than 30 days, or your visit involves activities beyond tourism, you'll need to apply for a visa

Documents Required for Thailand Visa as Japanese

Passport A valid passport with at least six months of remaining validity from the date of entry into Thailand.

Passport-sized photograph A recent passport-sized photograph that meets the eligibility requirements

Travel itinerary A copy of your travel itinerary, including your flight details and accommodation information.

Proof of accommodation A copy of your hotel reservation or other proof of accommodation in Thailand.

Proof of financial means Proof of financial means to cover your expenses during your stay in Thailand, such as a bank statement or credit card statement.

For business travelers: A letter of invitation from a company in Thailand.

For job seekers: A copy of your resume and a letter of reference from your previous employer.

For students: A copy of your student ID and a letter from your school.

How to Apply for Thailand Visa as Japanese

  • Go to the VisitsVisa website
  • Click on the "E-services" tab
  • Select "E-Visa" from the drop-down menu
  • Click on "Apply for New Visa"
  • Now you can complete the E-Visa application form.
  • You will need to upload the required documents
  • The visa fee for Japanese citizens
  • You will also receive an email notification once your application has been approved.

Thailand Visa Fee for Japanese

Different visa types (e.g., tourist, business, medical) have different fee structures. Fees typically increase for visas with longer validity periods. If you plan a longer stay or have different purposes for your visit, then Thailand visa fees for Japanese is approx. 145 USD:

FAQs About Thailand Visa For Japan Citizen & Other Topics.

Yes, Japanese citizens generally need a visa to visit Thailand

  • Tourist Visa: Single or multiple entry for leisure travel.
  • Business Visa: Single or multiple entry for business purposes.
  • Work Permit: Required for employment in Thailand.
  • Student Visa: For education stays in Thailand.

You can apply online at our official website VisitsVisa

Every Japanese citizen with a valid Japanese passport and clean criminal record

  • Original passport
  • Visa application form
  • Passport-sized photographs
  • Travel insurance
  • Proof of accommodation
  • Proof of travel

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Visit the official VisitsVisa website and follow the instructions

You can check it with the authorities

No, as such there is no age restriction for Thailand visa

Contact to the embassy or our visa expert for more details.

In some case it is possible to get visa within 24 hours.

Yes, we respect the privacy of our customers

No, Visa application fee is non refundable

There are different types of visa available you need to check out with the experts.

Yes, you need to apply for separate visa