• Transfer of a visa to Japan

    If an applicant has a valid visa to Japan in their old passport, with the remaining validity of more than 1 year, they can arrange a transfer of a visa to Japan to their new passport.

    Required documents for a transfer a visa to Japan:

    • Original passport with at least 6 months’ validity beyond the validity of the visa and with two empty pages for stamping the visa.
    • Original old passport with the applied visa.
    • Copy of a Residence permit for EP, PR, DP and S-Pass holders or a copy of a landing card for short-term visitors (less than 90 days) to Singapore or Re-entry Permit for PR holders. For a new employment pass with a QR code instead of an expiry date, you must provide a printout of the validity and expiry status which can be obtained with a free SGWorkPass app (available on App Store and Google Play).
    • Completed Visa transfer form.
    • 1 recent passport-size colour photograph on a white background – can be arranged in our office.
    • Authorisation letter.
    • Completed and signed Global Singapore visa order form.

    • Should you require to print any of the required documents in our office, please note that an additional charge will be applied.

    Fees for a transfer a visa to Japan:

    • The consulate fee of the Japanese Consulate is free of charge;
    • Our processing fee is 68 SGD.

    Processing time for a tourist visa to Japan

    • Normally, visa processing takes 5 working days after lodgement of the documents to the Consulate. However, in some cases where referral to the government office is required, the processing time can be extended up to 1 or 2 months. Therefore, we advise you to start planning your trip in advance.

    • Urgent or express service is not available with the Consulate of Japan.

    Delivery of your passport: