Important Information

CIBTvisas Offices Are Open

The CIBTvisas offices are operating in compliance with local public health directives. We are offering assistance via email at, by telephone at +65 6603 1096, or by appointment. To request an appointment, please contact us in advance. We look forward to assisting you.

CIBTvisas Executive Service

Requesting a visa for Japan is a complex and arduous process. So more than ever it is essential that your documents are acceptable and your application correct.

It is important that the application and any supporting documents for your interview are complete and in compliance to consular requirements, to avoid the potential rejection of your visa. CIBTvisas will offer a fully comprehensive Executive Service offering the following services:

  • A dedicated Executive Service specialist who will assist you during the visa application process
  • Provision of document requirements and instructions on how to obtain your visa
  • Assistance with completion of your application form
  • Digital Photo Service
  • Pre-check of your supporting documents for your Consulate interview
  • Appointment booking at the Consulate when applicable

Upon placing your order, a CIBTvisas visa specialist will contact you directly to talk through the process in more details and advise on the documents that are needed for your visa. Please wait until you have been contact by phone before you send any documents to CIBTvisas.

Sample of the Business Travel Requirements for an Japan Visa for Singapore Citizens

  1. Application Process

    Upon placing your order, CIBTvisas will provide you full details of the following documents required to process your request:

    • Passport
    • Application Form
    • Proof of Travel Arrangements
    • Letter of Invitation
    • Additional necessary documents

Important Information

CIBTvisas Offices Are Open

The CIBTvisas offices are operating in compliance with local public health directives. We are offering assistance via email at, by telephone at +65 6603 1096, or by appointment. To request an appointment, please contact us in advance. We look forward to assisting you.

Sample of the Tourist Travel Requirements for an Japan Visas for Singapore Citizens

  1. Passport

    The applicant's actual passport. The passport must:

    • Be valid for six months beyond entry date
    • Have at least one blank visa page

  2. Photographs

    One passport sized colour photograph. The photograph must:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high-quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be 45mm by 35 mm
    • Provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression
    • You may wear neither eyeglasses nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photos should be glued to the designated section of the visa application form (in the absence of a designated area, affix to the top right or top left corner).

  3. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    You must provide proof of travel arrangements for the duration of your trip.  Details of your intended arrangements must:

    • Include a copy of a flight itinerary or e-ticket showing entry and exit dates and locations
    • Show the traveller's full name as it appears in the passport

  4. Power of Attorney

    You must provide a Power of Attorney form, verifying your employment. Please see the attached sample form for guidance on this requirement. Applicants need only to sign the form and CIBTvisas will complete the rest of the form on receipt of the application.

  5. Visa Application Form

    One fully completed and signed application form (do not print double sided). This form must:

  6. Employment Authorisation or Residency Permit

    • A copy (front and back) of your Employment Pass, Blue IC, Work Permit or "PR". Work. Applicants who have been issued with a new Singapore Work Pass (Work Permit, SPass, Employment Pass etc) which displays a QR code must provide a printout the expiry status through accessing the Ministry of Manpower (MOM)'s SGWorkPass app. This print out must show the current date and confirm that the work pass is valid.

  7. Proof of Financial Means

    Evidence of available funds. This must be provided as:

    • A copy of the applicant's last three bank statements
    • The statements are required to have a constant minimum amount of S$3000 in the transaction history

  8. Letter of Introduction

    If employed, a letter from the applicant's employer confirming employment. This letter must:

    • Be on company letterhead paper
    • Be addressed to the Embassy
    • Include the name of the applicant
    • State the applicant's designation (Position)
    • Include the date of commencing employment
    • State the employee's monthly salary
    • Confirm that the applicant is an employee of the company
    • Specify the purpose of journey
    • State the applicant's expected return to work date
    • Indicate who will be financial responsible for the applicant on the trip
    • Be signed by the applicant's supervisor or their HR department

    Use the included sample Letter of Introduction to complete your letter.

  9. Please Read

    If family members are travelling with the main applicant they must provide:

    • Proof of Relationship in the form of a copy of the marriage certificate or child's birth certificate
    • For a child, original letter from the school (use the included sample School Letter to complete your letter)
    • Applicant must complete a Letter of Sponsorship form for each family member travelling

  10. Multiple Entry Applicants

    Applicants requesting a Multiple Entry visa must:

    • Provide a copy of their previous Japanese visa
    • Clearly state in the Business Introduction letter that a Multiple Entry visa is required

    Please Note: The issuance of a Multiple Entry visa is at the discretion of the Japanese Embassy, and is not guaranteed.

  11. CIBTvisas - Order Confirmation

    Please provide the CIBTvisas Order Summary which will be emailed to you at the time of placing the order.

  12. Personal Information Questionnaire

    All applicants must complete and sign the questionnaire found in this pack.

  13. Previous visits to areas impacted by COVID-19

    Japan has temporarily suspended entry to travelers who have been to areas impacted by COVID-19 in the last 14 days.

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