Visa Application ( Japan )

JAPAN

 

If you are  mailing your passport, please use Registered Overnight Express Mail (익일특급 in Korean) at your post office.
  • SOHO TRAVEL Room 201, 61 World Cup Buk-Ro 4 Gil (204-36 Dongkyo-Dong), Mapo-Gu ,Seoul  121-819
    서울시 마포구 월드컵북로 4길 61번지 (동교동 204-36 ) 201호 소호트레블
  • Required Documents:
  1. Original Passport ( With more than 6 month validity )
  2. Alien Registration Card copy ( Front and Back page ):
    It has to be valid for at least next 3 months.
  3. Application form ( Ask us the form )
  4. 1 Passport Photo (4.5cm x 4.5cm / Recently taken within 3 months/Color photo only/White background)
  5. Certificate of Employment /Student enrollment
    ( written in Korean ) :

    (One of above in accordance with the applicant’s Korea visa)
    – If you work in Korea, Letter of employment verification ( 재직증명서) of you that is issued by your employer
    (Using a company letterhead and with a company stamp on it, It doesn’t mean a copy of contract letter)
    – If  you are a student in Korea,  Certificate of enrollment (재학증명서) that was issued recently by the university (Using the University letterhead). It doesn’t mean an admission letter or invitation letter.
    A hand written document will not be accepted.
    Please double check that your full name is printed on the document and your other personal information is correct.
  6. Original Korean Bank Book ( into which you receive your monthly salary ) or
    Bank statement (in Korean)

    The latest updated bankbook showing all of your deposits and withdrawals for the past 3 months ( It has to be updated just before you send us the documents. )
    – Your bank book or bank document must show that you have maintained a  balance of at least 1 million won.
    – If you do not have a bank book, you must obtain an official printed bank document (거래내역증명서)showing all of your deposits and withdrawals for the past 3 months.
    Please make sure that your full name is printed on the bank statement.
    – This document must have the official bank stamp on it and must show the account number and the name of the account holder.
    – This cannot be a document that is simply downloaded from the internet.
  7. Schedule of Stay – Form with your signature
    ( Ask us the form )
    - This must contain the exact travel dates of flights and accommodation and travel plan in detail.

    (in chronological order with exact dates and times of the flights and accommodations )
  8. Hotel Voucher/Confirmation
    Hotel booking at: www.agoda.co.kr/asia.html?cid=1428683
    or http://www.booking.com/?aid=1157544
    ( Your name must be shown on the confirmation. )

    ( There must be hotel bookings for the entire travel time; there can be no empty unaccounted for gaps in time. )
    ( Airbnb confirmation will not be accepted by Japanese Embassy )
  9. Air plane ticket/Confirmation
    ( Your name must be shown on the confirmation. Your travel companion’s name must not be on it. )
  10. If you are a Busan,Daegu or Gyeongsang-do province (Ulsan,Pohang,Geoje,Gumi,Gyeongju and Changwon…etc) resident, You are also requested to submit
    Statement of purpose of visiting Japan with your signature. ( No specific form )
  11. If you are a Busan,Daegu or Gyeongsang-do province(Ulsan,Pohang,Geoje,Gumi,Gyeongju and Changwon…etc) resident and you don’t work at a public school,
    Your school’s business license (사업자 등록증 사본) copy is also required.

** If you are a Jeju -do resident, We can’t arrange a Japanese visa for you. Please apply it to the Japanese consulate in Jeju City directly.

** In rare cases, the applicant might be asked to submit additional documents per the Japanese consulate’s request during the visa process.

Processing Fee

*** Busan/Daegu/Gyeongsang Nam-do/Gyeongsang Buk-do resident:
:140,000 won (For South African applicants only )

  • A 20,000won visa processing fee discount  (per person) is applied when you purchase your air ticket through Soho Travel.

***Non-Busan/Daegu/Gyeongsang Nam-do/Gyeongsang Buk-do resident
(Seoul/Gyeonggi-do/Chungcheong-do/jeolla-do/Gangwon-do resident)
: 120,000 won ( For South African applicants only )

  • A 20,000won visa processing fee discount  (per person) is applied when you purchase your air ticket through Soho Travel.

** If you mail the document to our office,

Please transfer the money from your account to the following bank account :

KB ( Bank code 04 / Kook Min Bank )  479001-01-184821 Jeong Jong Ho(Soho Travel)
or
NH (Nonghyup ) 301-0118-6764-11 Jeong Jongho (Soho Travel)

*  For other nationalities, please email us for the visa fee.  soho@sohotravel.co.kr

 

  • Our office address to send the documents:
  • SOHO TRAVEL Room 201, 61 World Cup Buk-Ro 4 Gil (204-36 Dongkyo-Dong), Mapo-Gu ,Seoul  03993
  • 서울시 마포구 월드컵북로 4길 61번지 (동교동 204-36 ) 201호 소호트레블  03993

 

** how to purchase JR pass in KOREA ?   http://sohoholiday.com/soho/jr-pass-booking-soho/



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