Online visa application for Short –Term Stay visa

Starting August 18, 2022, Canadian nationals residing in Canada, American nationals residing in the U.S., and starting September 14, holders of Taiwan passport who reside in Taiwan can apply for a short –Term Stay visa for the purpose of Business, Visiting Relatives (except Visiting Acquaintances) and Tourism (only organized tours by a travel agency which serves as the receiving organization of the entrants).

(link:Japan eVISA web site)

If you need to pay a fee or apply for a multiple-entry visas, you still need to go a Japanese embassy, but online application has started here as well.

If there are no problems with the application, the visa will be issued within 5 business days from the next day after the application is received.

We hope this will be helpful.